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What are the best OTC sedative help please?

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Dr. Brian Nichol
29 years experience in Anesthesiology
Benadryl (diphenhydramine): Diphenhydramine is an antihistamine with the side effect of sedation. It is commonly used as an OTC sleep aid.
Answered on Jun 21, 2015
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