A 17-year-old male asked:
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hey is it ok if i take the off brand of nyquil and benadryl (diphenhydramine) so i can fall asleep?

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Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
33 years experience Family Medicine
Not a great: combination for sleep. Combining two antihistamines benadryl (diphenhydramine) and doxalamine as well as a cough medicine is not a good idea. You could just use benadryl (diphenhydramine) which is diphenhydamine to sleep. It is the active ingrediant in most OTC sleep medications. Or better yet try some melatonin.
Answered on Jan 8, 2017
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