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Benadryl (Definition)

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


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Can I take a benedryl after one drink?

Can I take a benedryl after one drink?

Preferrably not: I would not mix Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and alcohol as both are sedating and you may become incapacitated. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take benedryl every day?

WHY?: Probably.
It has been a very safe drug for decades.
Some indications and side effects- well documented.
Get list from pharmacist. ...Read more

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Can I take chlor-trimeton and benedryl?

Can I take chlor-trimeton and benedryl?

Yes, but...: ...The combination will likely make you very sleepy. If you are needing 2 medications that are essentially the same to be able to control your symptoms, you should instead talk to your doctor to try other safer alternatives. ...Read more

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Can she takes AERIUS (Desloratadine) 5mg twice per day?

Can she takes AERIUS (Desloratadine) 5mg twice per day?

No: And depends on the condition you are treating, please don't exceed the recommended dosage unless under doctor supervision ...Read more

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Any time I take a benedryl, I wake up with a headache. Should I be concerned?

Any time I take a benedryl, I wake up with a headache. Should I be concerned?

Common: That a common side effect of Benadryl (diphenhydramine) in some people. Stop taking Benadryl (diphenhydramine) an I headache persists, see your doctor. ...Read more

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I took benedryl when I was young and swelled up. Can I take clariten or something else?

I took benedryl when I was young and swelled up. Can I take clariten or something else?

Yes you can: Try loratadine (claritin), preferably in an ER/urgent care waiting room, stay for an hour after ingesting the first dose, if nothing happens, leave. It is rare for antihistamines to cause such side effect or allergy to the drug. Claritin is a different class of antihistamines, hopefully you won't have the same problem with, if it causes problems as Benadryl, (diphenhydramine) see your doctor ...Read more

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What happens if you take too much benadryl (diphenhydramine)?

Benadryl (diphenhydramine): It ususally makes you have a dry mouth and get very sleepy. ...Read more

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Would it be ok to take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) that expired in 11/09?

Would it be ok to take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) that expired in 11/09?

Benadryl (diphenhydramine): Taking medication that expired almost 5 years ago is probably not a good idea. It may be safe, but I don't know for sure. If we were in the Zombie apocalypse and you had no other choice I would say go for it. But since generic diphenhydramine is cheap, why don't you make a trip to your local store and buy some new. ...Read more

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What would happen if someone takes a Benadryl (diphenhydramine) & 5mg vicdion together?

More sleepy: Nothing serious at these low doses although you may feel more sleepy since the sedation effects of ech medicine add up. But it should be fine after 12-18 hours. ...Read more

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Benedryl allergy and musinex d okay to take together?

Benedryl allergy and musinex d okay to take together?

Yes: Benadryl allergy (diphenhydramine) is an older antihistamine while mucinex-d is a mucolytic (break up mucus) combined with a decongestant. It is generally safe to take these products together but not exceed the usual recommended dose. Drowsiness and GI upset would be the most common potential side effects. ...Read more

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Could I take Benadryl while taking toprol (metoprolol) xl?

Could I take Benadryl while taking toprol (metoprolol) xl?

Yes you can: There are no interactions between two medications. However, Benadryl (diphenhydramine) can cause drowsiness so don't drive while taking it. ...Read more

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I was wondering if I could take zzquil instead of benadryl for hives?

The same: Both are diphenhydramine, read the labels carefully for dosage and warnings, if no improvement, see your doctor ...Read more

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How long does it take for benedryl to work?

Depends: If taken on empty stomach, 30 minutes should be enough to feel its effect, if on a full stomach takes longer, check that you have taken the right dose, also depends on the expected effect, to induce sleep, might not work similarly in every individual, if for itching/ allergy problems might need something else to get symptom control, at any rate don't exceed recommended dosage from all sources ...Read more

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How long does it take benedryl to go out of your system?

About 3 days: The metabolism of Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or Diphenhydramine to decrease by half (called the half-life) is about 8 hours (except for children and elderly). With this in mind, it is typically out of the system in about 3 days (at least for allergy testing purposes). ...Read more

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Can I take losartan with benedryl?

Benadryl (diphenhydramine): Yes. However diphenhydramine may have other side effects of which you need to be aware, namely sedation and urinary retention. ...Read more

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Can I take benzonotate with Benadryl?

Yes: There is no interaction between these medications. Take them as directed. ...Read more

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Can I take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and qnasl?

Yes: Yes they work in combination for upper
respiratory allergies. ...Read more

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How long does it take for benadryl to take effect?

How long does it take for benadryl to take effect?

Some variables here: IV is faster than oral, but what dose and for what indication (sleep, rash, allergy, etc.) are you questioning please. ...Read more

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Can I take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and virtussin?

No: Combination isn't advisable, benadryl (diphenhydramine) may increase CNS depressive effects of virtussin, better see your doctor if the cough is really bothersome, good luck ...Read more

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Can I take 4 benadryl (diphenhydramine) at one time?

Not recommended: That is above the usual dose and will likely produce significant sleepiness. Even one might be a problem with driving. Furthermore, it is very unlikely to produce more benefit than the recommended dose (1, at most 2). ...Read more

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Can you take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) every night?

Can you take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) every night?

No: Very poor sleep medication with possible side effects if you are taking it to sleep. I hope this helps. If you want to talk more about this schedule a virtual appointment with Dr. Yetimyan at www. Healthtap. Com/dryetimyan ...Read more