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Is it safe to take benadryl (diphenhydramine) and melatonin?

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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine 38 years experience
With caution: Although technically no drug-drug interactions are listed for the 2, both cause sedation & might have an additive effect. Be sure how the combination will affect you before operating machinery or driving. People have been cited for dui from Benadryl (diphenhydramine) alone.

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