A 38-year-old member asked:
Is Claritin comparable to benadryl (diphenhydramine)?
1 doctor answer
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Both AH: Both act in similar fashion except that Benadryl (diphenhydramine) causes drowsiness and dry mouth in a much higher percentage of people and it works for just a few hours vs claritin's nearly 24 hours duration of action.
Answered on Aug 3, 2019
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