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does diphenhydramine help with dehydration

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends: Some Diphenhydramine comes in capsules and some in solid pills. You can cut the pills but the capsules will just squish, break open and spill the con ... Read More

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
33 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Tabs, yes: It is not practical to cut a capsule, but a scored tablet can be easily cut with a pill cutter. There are many formulations of Diphenhydramine in cas ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mandakini Patel
41 years experience Pediatrics
DiphenhydramineColor: Usually they are pink or pink and white if capsules; but I do not know if soem generic version scould be white.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Depends: Diphenhydramine is the generic name of an antihistamine whose brand name is Benadryl (diphenhydramine). Drugs are usually dosed on body weight and how ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joram Seggev
Specializes in Allergy and Immunology
It depends: Diphenhydramine was a major cause of seizures reported to a poison center. At a dose of 7.5mg/Kg (a total dose of 500 mg [20 OTC tablets] for a 150 p ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susumu Inoue
54 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
More than two: Do not take more than 100 mg.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Murphy
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See Dose : The dose of Diphenhydramine in on the package and should be adhered to.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Murphy
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Antihistamine: Diphenhydramine is an antihistaminen and is used to treat allergy symptpms.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
A lot: Diphenhydramine has a very low toxicity so you would need a very large dose. It is sleep inducing and is used for this side effect commonly. But why ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Machtinger
44 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes.: There are numerous studies & case reports in the medical literature of deaths due to either accidental or intentional overdoses of Diphenhydramine (be ... Read More
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