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A 19-year-old male asked:

Is diphenhydramine adictave?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
No: The antihistamine is does not have addictive qualities. Yet a person can become habit driven to continue any product/medication/coffee/food etc.Habituation is a strong force in ones life to continue past patterns. If stopped, a longing for that product can be quite strong, but it does not produce the physical addiction entails.

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