Madison, AL
A 28-year-old female asked:

Cannot take benzo or rx sleep meds, i am prescribed hydroxyzine, i've been told i can take benadryl (diphenhydramine) w/it if i build tolerance to the hydroxyzine?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 59 years experience
Yes: Both antihistamines have sedating properties and Benadryl is present in most OTC sleep aids under different names. However they don't work for everyone.
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