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A 43-year-old member asked:

help, how much benadryl (diphenhydramine) could i take to aid sleep?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Benadryl (diphenhydramine): Depends on your tolerance & if taking other medications. Lowest dose is 25 mg. & can go to 50 mg. Unless otherwise stated by your doctor.

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A 40-year-old member asked:

Benadryl (diphenhydramine) for sleep aid a good idea?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Benadryl (diphenhydramine): Antihistamines are not recommended for regular use. Tolerance can develop. Review with your doctor other options.
A 36-year-old member asked:

Need help. Is 50 mg Benadryl (diphenhydramine) enough to aid sleep?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Benadryl (diphenhydramine): For most people, and if used as needed, yes.

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