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Dr. Martin Morell
28 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: But don't drive machinery.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Powlin Manuel
50 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes, you can!: Good morning, yes, you can drink cholate when having symptoms of cold. You can take an antihistamine for relief of congestion. Steam inhalation may ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Likely ok: It is likely ok although mild drowsiness may occur for some people from combining both antihistamines.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia ii, do, ms
20 years experience Geriatrics
Sometimes: But be careful as some antihistamines can cause drowsiness.
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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Usually: but the older antihistamines (Benadryl (diphenhydramine) (diphenhydramine) etc) tends to cause additive drowsiness effect to alochol. A rule of thumb ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Avoid coffee: Obviously you are reacting to something in the coffee. You can change brands and see if that helps. If the symptoms persist, then try tea or some ot ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Depends: Count Benadryl (diphenhydramine) as a drink (some say as much as two but I think it depends on the individual) for its effects on your body and mind , ... Read More
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Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Alcohol: Please define what a drink is. 1 gallon 1 pint 1 shot You can prob take some benadryl but it may make you sleepy.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Fiasconaro III
31 years experience Anesthesiology
No: 20 mg of hydrocodone is a good dose. No alcohol for 8 hours if i were you.
A female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Minimal info here: You don't really say enough to be certain - but - if it was a standard OTC like benadryl - and you took the directed amount and you take no other medi ... Read More

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