A 43-year-old female asked:
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can i take benadryl (diphenhydramine) and virtussin?

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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: Combination isn't advisable, benadryl (diphenhydramine) may increase CNS depressive effects of virtussin, better see your doctor if the cough is really bothersome, good luck
Answered on Mar 14, 2019

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