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i took claratin 10 hours ago for my allergies. it didn't work at all. i'm having a huge allergy attack and wondering if it's ok to take benadryl (diphenhydramine) now?

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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
Allergy and Immunology 40 years experience
Yes, and go to ER: As you need to see a doctor as well if you have such uncontrollable allergic reaction, you might need an epinephrine shot too

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