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is 350 mg of benadryl (diphenhydramine) in 6 hours too much to take?

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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
NO: As long as you have no side effects from it, it is ok. The question is why are you taking it?
Answered on Sep 13, 2013
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
33 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: As an antihistamine, recommended doses for adults is 25-50 mg Diphenhydramine every 6-8 hours, not to exceed 50-100 mg every 4-6 hours.
Answered on Oct 30, 2016
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Dr. Holly Maes
Dr. Holly Maes commented
36 years experience Pediatrics
That is a huge dose - I'm sleepy just thinking about it!
Sep 14, 2013

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