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Can i take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) at night if i took alavert in the morning?

Can i take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) at night if i took alavert in the morning?

Yes: Antihistamine is safe even with 4x the average daily dose. The major side effects would be dry mouth and drowsiness ( the latter much less common if one uses the non-sedating type). Short answer- it is ok. ...Read more

Dr. Paul Carter
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Antihistamine (Definition)

Sedating and non-sedating antihistamines prevent and treat allergic reactions, and are ...Read more


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Can I take an alavert or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) with flonase?

Can I take an alavert or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) with flonase?

Both to help more: Nasal steroid such as Flonase is the front line treatment for allergic rhinitis, but at time people do need more than a spray--adding an antihistamine such as alavert, zyrtec, benadryl, (diphenhydramine) Allegra is quite common--they do not interact and in fact both work to help your allergies. Of course, use the smallest effective dose when needed. Good luck. ...Read more

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What to do if I have mono, I just took alavert 3 hrs ago. can I take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) now?

What to do if I have mono, I just took alavert 3 hrs ago. can I take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) now?

Mono: There is no medicine that will cure mono. Make sure you are resting and drinking a lot of fluids. Also, avoid any physical activity as your spleen may enlarge and could be damaged more easily. ...Read more

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I've been feeling very dizzy lately, I have allergies so im guessing the dizziness is from that. I took Benadryl (diphenhydramine) allergy, alavert nothing seems to work?

I've been feeling very dizzy lately, I have allergies so im guessing the dizziness is from that. I took Benadryl (diphenhydramine) allergy, alavert nothing seems to work?

Dehydration: U might be a little dehydrated and the allergy meds dry u out even more. I would try some Gatorade or a little salt in ur water. The other possibility since u have allergy problems is either an ear or sinus infection or even just fluid in ur ears ...Read more

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What are the common uses of antihistamine?

What are the common uses of antihistamine?

Antihistamine 4 itch: Antihistamines (ah) block histamine receptors and stop histamine from causing itching and swelling. They are mainly used to treat allergies and hives. Some are sedating; those are used as sleep aids. Many otc sleep meds contain Diphenhydramine (benadryl). ...Read more

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Is Flixonase an antihistamine?

Is Flixonase an antihistamine?

Steroid Nasal Spray: Flixonase or Flonase (fluticasone proprionate) is a steroid nasal spray commonly used to treat allergic rhinitis by decreasing the allergic inflammation in the nasal mucosa. It is not an antihistamine. ...Read more