A 23-year-old male asked:
Doctor suggested benadryl (diphenhydramine) to help sleep. can i take melatonin with it? i have 5mg tablets.
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Endocrinology 54 years experience
Yes, in fact
yes,: In fact, take melatonin nightly, use Benadryl (diphenhydramine) all if need it, and if taking Benadryl (diphenhydramine) nightly, after a while on melatonin, may be able to stop benadryl (diphenhydramine).
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