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A 29-year-old member asked:

Can you stop breathing from taking too many benadryl (diphenhydramine) at one time?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine 36 years experience
UNLIKELY BUT: Anti histamines can be respiratory depressants.
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How many Benadryl (diphenhydramine) pills can I take at one time?

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Dr. Alvin Lin
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Read label: You can take as many pills as directed by label as often as directed by label. Do not attempt to exceed amount or frequency. Be aware that even over-the-counter medications (and dietary supplements) can interact & even interfere w/prescription medications. So always tell your family physician (and other doctors) everything that you're taking whether prescribed or not.
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A 39-year-old female asked:

Can I take 4 benadryl (diphenhydramine) at one time?

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Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Not recommended: that is above the usual dose and will likely produce significant sleepiness. Even one might be a problem with driving. Furthermore, it is very unlikely to produce more benefit than the recommended dose (1, at most 2).
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