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can you take benadryl (diphenhydramine) if you have high blood pressure?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Blood pressure: You can take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) if you have hbp.
Answered on Jan 10, 2019
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