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Will Benadryl help with a yeast infection? What can I use to cure a yeast infection?

Will Benadryl help with a yeast infection? What can I use to cure a yeast infection?

No: Vaginal yeast? Mono stat cream/ topical. Some people need anti fungal med. Ex diflucan. Oral candida could use Nystatin swish and swallow. If this recurrent problem and not only after antibiotic use should doc. Do you have diabetes? ...Read more

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Diabetes (Definition)

Diabetes mellitus originally means sweet urine. It results from the inability of the body to properly process food we consume into sugar and control it. Medically is defined as persistently high blood sugar above 125mg/dl in the fasting state or above 200 randomly--this is how docs test your blood to diagnose diabetes. Stay well and have ...Read more


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Is it safe to take diphenhydramine (benadryl), glucophage (metformin) and lisinopril?

Is it safe to take diphenhydramine (benadryl), glucophage (metformin) and lisinopril?

You mean together?: Yes, for persons with healthy kidneys. Doctor follow up is needed anyways since these persons must have diabetes and hypertension. If kidneys are diseased, Lisinopril may transiently decrease kidney function. If so, metformin may need to be stopped. This is another reason for need for doctors supervision. Sometimes people miss doc's appointment not aware of these complexities. ...Read more

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Can you take 2 benadryls and a Mucinex melt?

Can you take 2 benadryls and a Mucinex melt?

Yes, if adult: Assuming the Benadryl is 25mg per capsule, it is ok to take 2 with plain mucinex for relief of cold symptoms with thick mucus drainage for adults. Realize that Benadryl may cause sedation and should not be used if the individual will be driving or operating machinery. ...Read more

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Is it okay if to take 2 benadryls and I melatonin?

Is it okay if to take 2 benadryls and I melatonin?

Doses?: Depends on the dose of Benadryl. If you have insomnia, sleep hygiene is an often overlooked, yet more effective treatment, than medications. In addition, the combination of medications could impair decision making, cause undesired drowsiness, and other side effects. Speak with your doctor, before taking any combination of medications. Do not drive/operate heavy machinery under their influence. ...Read more

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Is 200 mg of Benadryl taken all at once dangerous?

Benadryl: I would not advise dose higher than 100mg. Please consult your doctor. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take 75 mg of Benadryl at one time?

Is it ok to take 75 mg of Benadryl at one time?

Benadryl: Unless otherwise advised by your doctor, yes it is. ...Read more

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How much Benadryl is considered too much?

How much Benadryl is considered too much?

Benadryl: Either the recommended amount based on weight through the directions on the box or following your doctors recommendations if the recommended dose they made is higher. ...Read more

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Are there long-term consequences to taking Benadryl regularly?

Are there long-term consequences to taking Benadryl regularly?

No: When taken at recommended doses there are no cumulative adverse effects from the long-term use of Diphenhydramine (benadryl) or any other commonly used antihistamine. ...Read more

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How fast should Benadryl work?

How fast should Benadryl work?

15 to 60 minutes: It start working within 15 to 60 minutes of ingestion. ...Read more

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Diabetes Type 2 (Definition)

Diabetes Mellitus type 2, or adult onset diabetes, is a condition that is caused by insulin resistance. This means that the muscle and fat cells of the body do not take up blood glucose, leaving a high blood glucose. Some type 2 ...Read more


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Diphenhydramine (Definition)

Diphenhydramine is a sedating antihistamine which is a kind of antihistamine type drug (common ...Read more


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