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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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What will happen if you take three Benadryl (diphenhydramine) liqui gels at the same time?

What will happen if you take three Benadryl (diphenhydramine) liqui gels at the same time?

BENADRYL (diphenhydramine): Each capsule contains 25 mg of Diphenhydramine (benadryl (diphenhydramine)). 75 mg of Benadryl (diphenhydramine) exceeds the normal maximum dose of 50 mg. I would not recommend exceeding 50 mg. The risk is extreme dressiness and perhaps difficulty in functioning. If you are taking other medications that may cause dressiness, the effect will be magnified by also taking 75 mg of benadryl (diphenhydramine). Do not exceed 50 mg for any one dose. ...Read more

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Does Benadryl (diphenhydramine) gel help with flea bites?

Possibly: Benadryl (diphenhydramine) may help calm down the itch a bit but will not make them go away quicker. Time usually does the trick here...Oh yeah, and stay away from the fleas. ...Read more

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Can extra strength Benadryl (diphenhydramine) gel cause drowsiness?

Can extra strength Benadryl (diphenhydramine) gel cause drowsiness?

Very unlikely: Unless you are covering a large area for an extended period of time or areas with breaks in the skin, it's highly unlikely this would be absorbed systemically to cause drowsiness. ...Read more

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Can you take a generic Benadryl (diphenhydramine) when you have taken a luqi-gel claritin?

Yes you can: Yes you can occasionally take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) especially at night with Claritin if Claritin alone is not helping your symptoms but i will not recommend taking it for long periods and 3to 4 times a day of benadryl most of the time try to take one or the other if it works for you or consult your doctor or an allergist. ...Read more

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How many Benadryl (diphenhydramine) allergy liquid gels does an adult take?

Look at insert: All otc medicines will have dosing instructions on the bottle, the packaging or there will be an insert. Refer to that guide for the appropriate dose of benadryl (diphenhydramine). ...Read more