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Antihistamines And Depression
Include being down or sad most of the time, loss of interest/pleasure in usual activities, unintended increase or decrease in appetite/weight, sleeping more or less than usual, being agitated or lethargic, feeling worthless or inappropriately guilty or self critical, having difficulty concentrating or making decisions, & thinking of death & dying. Suicidal ...Read more
28 year-old woman with a long history of low iron, even after supplementation, plus chronic anxiety, who is suffering more fatigue the past 2 yr.....?
I take sertraline (zoloft) for depression and got sick. Would it be safe to take Benadryl while taking my sertraline?
OK but Caution: Benadryl together with sertraline may increase side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, & difficulty concentrating. Some people may also experience some impairment in thinking & judgment. You should avoid/limit use of alcohol while being treated with these medications. Avoid driving or operating hazardous machinery until you know how the medications affect you. Max Benadryl dose is 300mg/d. ...Read more
Due to my depression & biploarism disorders I have trouble sleeping at night. Is it safe to take a 25 mg Benadryl every night?
Don't know your: Other medications (only see herbals listed). It may be alright but likely not the best choice. Please discuss with your psychiatrist first. In meantime, use good sleep hygiene. 1. Keep regular bed ; wakening time (includes weekends). Get up same time daily. 2. Make a regular, relaxing bedtime routine: warm bath or shower, aromatherapy, reading, or listening to gentle music. 3. Sleep in dark, >. ...Read more
How long after taking guaifenesin ac for cough can I take Benadryl. I know that the codeine and Benadryl can have additive effects on CNS depression.
Why do I have flood of depressive thoughts, pani when waking up and after months of uncomfortabledreams. Used to use psych meds now Benadryl to sleep?
There could be many: Reasons for your bad dreams and depression. Ask your doctor if the Benadryl is playing a part. If not, find a psychologist & start doing some dream work to figure out what your dreams and unconscious mind are trying to tell you. Dreams are a fascinating part of therapy, since they are messages from your unconscious trying to help you understand your feelings. Let us know how you do. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Some use in anxiety: This is an antihistamine. Sneezing, itching, swelling, rashes, etc. are the original targets. It was observed that anxiety seemed less severe for some. It has no known reason to help w/ anger or depression. If it does, it suggests that you are a good candidate for some CBT therapy and could make use of some skills to manage your life issues. They may melt away as you do this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possibly indirectly.: Medications including antidepressants used for depression and anxiety, antihistamines, hormones, blood pressure medicines can cause dry eyes. Illnesses such as diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, scleroderma, sjogren's syndrome, thyroid disorders and vitamin a deficiency may cause dry eyes & be associated with anxiety & depression. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Im currently on hydroxy-zine for depression. Its not working. I keep doing mean things and not remembering it. Also im now itchy could it be from med?
Not antidepressant: Hydroxyzine is an antihistamine in the Benadryl class. It is used primarily to treat itchiness, and occasionally for sedation. It is not an antidepressant. It can be amnesic, causing memory problems or forgetfulness and dullness of thinking. Please check with your doctor to be sure you are correct in taking it for depression, and report its lack of effectiveness. ...Read more
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