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Equivalent to benadryl

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Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
None.: That is a very common side effect of that dose of benadryl (diphenhydramine).
Dr. Justin Greiwe
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No: The effects of the Benadryl (diphenhydramine) have likely worn off and there is no need for concern. Not sure why you would need to take 100mg of Bena... Read More
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
No: This is what one would expect from taking Benadryl (diphenhydramine) especially at the relatively high dose you had taken. Most people start with 25 m... Read More

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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
Allergy and Immunology 33 years experience
Yes, but caution: Zyrtec (cetirizine) is a minimal sedating antihistamine while Diphenhydramine (benadryl) is a first generation antihistamine with significant drowsy s... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
Cardiac Electrophysiology 42 years experience
Yes: There is no interaction between these medications. Take them as directed.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
Dermatology 19 years experience
Benadryl (diphenhydramine): Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is trypically used for allergies or an anti itch medicine.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
Pediatrics 36 years experience
?bbt?: I again am assuming what "bbt" means to you - that being basal body temperature. If that is the case, the answer is no - Benadryl (diphenhydramine) wi... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
Dr. Anthony LaBarberaanswered
Pediatrics 28 years experience
See below: Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is an antihistamine. It is normally used to help with allergy symptoms, sneezing, and runny nose. It can also help with itc... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph O'Bryan
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Benadryl (diphenhydramine): Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is a very effective antihistamine for allergies and allergic reactions and itching from poison ivy or insect bites
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
We can not recommend: We can not recommend taking expired benadryl (diphenhydramine).
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Singer
Pediatric Neurology 51 years experience
Cutting benedryl: Benedryl comes in tablets and liquid in addition to capsules.. The dose can be reduced in half using the tablet or liquid.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Yes: Yes, that is the maximum dose.

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