A 30-year-old female asked:
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can you take benadryl (diphenhydramine) every night ?

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Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
No: Very poor sleep medication with possible side effects if you are taking it to sleep. I hope this helps. If you want to talk more about this schedule a virtual appointment with Dr. Yetimyan at www.healthtap.com/dryetimyan
Answered on Mar 7, 2018

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