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Diphenhydramine hci 25 mg sleep aid

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Bezack
Pediatrics - Pulmonology 20 years experience
It can: Each person responds differently to similar medications. Since Benadryl (diphenhydramine) causes drowsiness, it can have lingering effects into the ne... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
The : The answer dr. Johnson provided is correct. There are reports that with very high doses, Diphenhydramine has in rare cases, led to false positive dru... Read More
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Dr. Thomas Johnson
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 29 years experience
Diphenhydramine : Diphenhydramine is the generic name for benadryl (diphenhydramine).
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A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 34 years experience
Sleep aid: Melatonin is a possibility, but please discuss with his doctor first.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evan Altman
Psychiatry 21 years experience
Melatonin: My first suggestion is to practice good sleep hygiene -- keep your sleep structured, use bed for sleep and intimacy only, avoid lying in bed long peri... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 60 years experience
Drugs: You can, but Diphenhydramine or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) can work both as a sleep aid and a decongestant.
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Dr. Philip Miller
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 49 years experience
???dose: the usual dose of this medication is 25-50 mg every 6 hours. 250 mg is an overdose and should be evaluated at the ER. Assuming you meant 25mg, then i... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Thompson
Specializes in Travel Medicine
Keep the dose small.: Diphenhydramine (brand name Benadryl) is an OTC medication generally considered quite safe except for the drowsiness. When used in appropriate doses i... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Melatonin can : Be very helpful. Passion flower, valerian ; chamomile are also used.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 46 years experience
OTC sleep agents: Common OTC sleep aids include Chamomile tea, 5-HTP, Melatonin and Valerian Root. Sleep enhancing foods include warm milk, turkey, cherries, oatmeal,... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
Surgery 45 years experience
The tablet is 25 mg: the tablet you buy over the counter is 25 mg so if you want to take two of them that will be 50 mg and it is OK to do that the only way to get 50 mg b... Read More
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