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how much benadryl is considered too much

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Machtinger
44 years experience Allergy and Immunology
1 mg per 2 pounds: For children the correct dose is 1 mg/kg ( a kilogram is 2.2 pounds) every six hours as needed. Adults usually take 25-50 mg per dose. If you or your ... Read More
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Dr. Jack Mutnick
17 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Benadryl (diphenhydramine): Either the recommended amount based on weight through the directions on the box or following your doctors recommendations if the recommended dose they ... Read More
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Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Benadryl (diphenhydramine): mind you, you're already on other medications as mentioned in your profile, valium (diazepam) can interact with diphenhydramine (benadryl) and cause ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: This would be a normal dose for a 110 lb kid.The recommended dose is 1mg/kg.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
57 years experience Internal Medicine
Benadryl (diphenhydramine): It ususally makes you have a dry mouth and get very sleepy.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Seely
31 years experience General Practice
Benedryl 1/2-3/4 tsp: Benedryl (diphenhydramine) is an sedating antihistamine used for allergies, car sickness, cough, colds. The liquid comes as 12.5mg/teaspoon (5ml) . Th ... Read More
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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
NO: As long as you have no side effects from it, it is ok. The question is why are you taking it?
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Dr. Marino Tavarez
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Benadryl (diphenhydramine): Is usually active in your system for about 4 hours
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Li-Min Hwang
45 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Very drowsy: You may be very drowsy and may get hurt in accdients.
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Powlin Manuel
51 years experience Allergy and Immunology
25 - 50 mg: Good morning, ten milligrams of Loratadine provide protection as an antihistamine for about 24 hours. A capsule of 25 mg taken two-time per day shou ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
55 years experience Psychiatry
Medication effects: Using Klonopin together with Benadryl (diphenhydramine) may increase dizziness, drowsiness, confusion, and difficulty concentrating. Discuss with your ... Read More

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