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Antihistamine In Nyquil
Not best idea: Nyquil has an antihistamine in it already, and benadryl (diphenhydramine) is an antihistamine so you run the risk of overdosing on the antihistamine component. This may cause drowsiness, dryness and can possibly effect respiratory drive. So, not a good idea to take both together. ...Read more
Medication interacti: most likely nothing other than being extra sleepy ...Read more
I took 50 mg of Benadryl (diphenhydramine) at 5:05 pm. It is now 9:18 pm, is it safe for me to take Nyquil Severe mow?
2AntihistaminsSimila: Nyquil cantains aDoxylamine.Acetaminophen and Dextromethorfan Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is an antihistamine and Doxylamine is also antihistamine.Both are first generation antihistamines and cause sedation.I will not advice to take 50 mgm(2x25mgm)of Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and Nyquil. ...Read more