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5month with meds: I am not familar with tusnel but it sounds like some sort of cough med. Generally meds are avoided that early in life - but if needed are usually dosed by weight. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) should be fine at 5mg/kg/24 /6 (2.2lbs per kg) and the liquid is 12.5mg/teaspoon. Ave wt for a 5 month =8kg (total dose =40mg/6 or a little under 1/2 teaspoon of Benadryl (diphenhydramine) every 6 hours. ...Read more
Self medication: Self medicating can lead to disastrous results. Clearly overdosage of benedryl if taken at one time excessive dosage over twenty four hours. Would suggest drug disease mismatch see your physician and never exceed recommended dosage. Could create new and more serious disease. More is not better! ...Read more
Occassional use: Nightly use of a sleep aid is not recommended for kids unless it is under the close supervision of a physician. Do I have some kids in my practice with certain sleep disorders that I use Benadryl (diphenhydramine) for - yes. Do I prefer that all other options have been tried first, including sleep hygeine routine, environmental and diet changes first - absolutely! However, some kids with sleep disorders may benefit. ...Read more
Almost every night between 7-9 I break out in hives sometimes it go's away sometime I take benadril to make it go away. Why does this happen?
Not recommended: Combining two antihistamines at the same time is not generally recommended. Sometimes dosages are increased but should be done so on direction by a physician. Increasing doses and mixing medications increases the likelihood of side effects. ...Read more
Swelling head from hair bleach it has been 24 hours and I am taking benedril will it get worse still?
Inflammatory reactio: The symptoms that you are experiencing can settle down over time, however, you must have rinsed, washed off all the hair bleach products. Taking Benadryl (diphenhydramine) may relieve some of the itch symptoms. However, the swelling can persist for some time, until the reaction of the bleach on your scalp subsides, and slowly heals. ...Read more
I had hair bleach put in and my head feels swollen I have had it done before but not all over--it has been 24 hours since I have benedril and took ig?
Is it ok to take pantoprazole, amoxacillan, Flonase and benadril together? Not at the same time but in one day? And pain reliever
Should be: Those meds as listed would be fine to take and should have no severe drug to drug interactions. It depends on what pain reliever you are taking though. You can always ask your pharmacist to check if there are any drug to drug interactions if you are concerned. Good luck. ...Read more
Is promethazine and bynadryl in the same family? I think its what caused my anaflatic shock cus im elerject to benadryl (diphenhydramine). I almost died because of it.
I broke out all over in a rash, then I took some beynadril and woke up with little red itching bumps all over?
Will a allergy relief pill or an off brand of benedril affect my birth control shot? (Depo) please help!!
No: usually some antibiotics would, better ask whenever you use any other medicines while on hormonal contraception, if in doubt, use an extra method for birth control while using the other medicine, such as a barrier, good that you asked, and always exercise caution with multiple medications, ...Read more
Am I having an allergic reaction to mosquito bites? What do I do? Its itchy, looks puffy but not too swollen, looks like a burn. Benadril doesn't help
Allergic 2 mosquito?: Some have large local reactions to mosquito bites. Try soaking in cool water bath with domeboro's powder (follow box-directions), then apply an otc Hydrocortisone preparation (usually 0.5 - 1%). If no change after 1-2 days, go see a doctor. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) only helps the itch. ...Read more
My son has had a rash from head to toe for 24 hrs and benedril isn't working. Shouls I take him to the hospital because it says he shouldn't have more than 6 doses in 24 hoyrs?
If well, wait: If the child is otherwise well, has not been on medication, is eating and drinking and playing, wait. It most likely is a viral exanthem (rash). Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is useless against viral rashes or viral infections. Is the child itchy or showing signs of an allergic reaction? Those would be uses for Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or other antihistamine. ...Read more
10month son rash on tummy round to back had for 2 weeks keeps getting worse gave benadril n tylenol (not detergent or dryer sheets) don't irritate him?
Rash: This sounds like a nonspecific rash that is irritation of the skin. The term is generally "dermatitis" and responds well to a moisturizer and Hydrocortisone 1/2% which is over the counter. 2-3x/day and if there is no improvement you should have someone see the rash. I would stop the Benadryl and tylenol (acetaminophen). ...Read more
I have been prescribed metronidazole and nitrofurantoin to take together. I also take a benedril a day for allergies. It it safe to combine these?
I took azithromycin yesterday and my eyes got swollen I took benadril cos the pharmacist told me but now my eyes are still swollen wjat should I do?
Continue benadryl (diphenhydramine): Every 6-8 hrs but see your doctor also please. ...Read more
Hives randomly appeared on left arm and spread to stomach and chest, not poison ivy or oak concerned help tried benedril?
See derm: What you're describing could be one of any number of things if it is true hives should have responded somewhat two Benadryl (diphenhydramine) I would see your doctor to have it looked at you can start with your primary doctor but if you can go to a dermatologist that would be best to proper diagnosis and treatment plan can be implemented. ...Read more