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Does benadryl cause heart palpitations

A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Steven
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 32 years experience
Possibly: Make sure that the medication you are taking does not have a decongestant (look on the "Active Ingredients" list for "pseudo ephedrine" or "phenylephr... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
Pulmonary Critical Care 27 years experience
Maybe: It might work better but it is more likely to make you drowsy.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Greiwe
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Allergy and Immunology 14 years experience
Med Side Effect: Everyone reacts differently to certain medications. The most common side effect of Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is usually sedation but some people find... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barton Cook
Pediatric Cardiology 33 years experience
Not likely: Lightheadedness, dizziness, drowsiness, nausea, urticaria, pruritus, rash, conjunctivitis, nasal congestion, blurred vision, headache, fever, seizures... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Burns
Emergency Medicine 39 years experience
If indeed your: Heart that is palpitating, there are a number of dysrhythmias both benign and dangerous that could be the cause. Would be best to see your doctor for... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barton Cook
Pediatric Cardiology 33 years experience
I suspect not: I know of nothing in the medical literature that says soy causes palpitations. There is some evidence that soy can help some menopausal women with pal... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Nino
Family Medicine 40 years experience
Palpitations: The decongestant in Claritin (loratadine) d is pseudephedrine. It is known to act like a stimulant in some people that may cause rapid heart rate and ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ibrahim Moussa
Internal Medicine - Cardiology 20 years experience
Arrhythmia : Sometimes skipped heart beats knows as premature ventricular or atrial contractions (pvc, pac) cause these symptoms, these are benign. There other ca... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
Pain Management 31 years experience
Like excitment: Physical exertion, produces the adrenaline rush through your blood to your heart- making it race. It is the same when you are fighting or running awa... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alon Gitig
Cardiology 22 years experience
The vagus nerve?: The association between GI activity (e.g. Gas/bloating, acid reflux) and palpitations exists, but we aren't sure why. It may involve the vagus nerve, ... Read More
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