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took claritan at 4 pm. can i take a benadryl (diphenhydramine)?

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Dr. Franklyn Gergits
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Allergy meds: Hello. You can take the Benadryl (diphenhydramine) after claritin. Just understand that the Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is considered to be sedating and the sedation may be enhanced since you already have another antihistamine on board. Don't drive or put yourself or anyone else potentially in harm's way.
Answered on May 18, 2015

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