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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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I'm taking diclofenac sod ec 75mg.can I take sleep med that has only diphenhydramine HCl 25 mg?

I'm taking diclofenac sod ec 75mg.can I take sleep med that has only diphenhydramine HCl 25 mg?

Yes: These medicines have different mechanism of action and that is not a problem. Discuss this with your physician if there's any other medical issues we are not aware of. ...Read more

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How much diphenhydramine HCl will kill me?

How much diphenhydramine HCl will kill me?

Tons: You will likely be able to tolerate at least 5 capsules without much problem except for drowsiness and a dry mouth. As for the lethal dose, i don't know the exact number but i'd doubt that even taking 20 capsules can kill you. ...Read more

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What should I take diphenhydramine HCl 25mg or diphenhydramine citrate 38mg?

What For?: More info is needed to decide proper dose and if this is the medicine for whatever the problem is. ...Read more

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I've been taking about 500 to 1400mg of OTC diphenhydramine hcl daily for about the last 6-8 years and have stopped. How can I stop the ITCHING!!?

I've been taking about 500 to 1400mg of OTC diphenhydramine hcl daily for about the last 6-8 years and have stopped. How can I stop the ITCHING!!?

Find out the cause: Consider consulting a dermatologist if the itching has been going on for 6-8 years. A dermatologist can help you sort out the cause or devise a treatment program which can help control the itching. On the other hand, if high doses of antihistamine controls the itching without side effects for several years , you may continue taking it. ...Read more

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Been taking diphenhydramine HCL for about 10 years in high doses. I have recently stopped taking them. The itching is intense. HOW CAN I STOP THE ITCH?

Been taking diphenhydramine HCL for about 10 years in high doses. I have recently stopped taking them. The itching is intense. HOW CAN I STOP THE ITCH?

Why did u stop?: u could try the "non-sedating" antihistamines like Allegra, (fexofenadine)Zyrtec,Xyzal, or see an Allergist/Immunologist.They have other meds in the fight against chronic pruritis.Good luck ...Read more

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Are fexofenadine HCl and diphenhydramine HCl the same?

Are fexofenadine HCl and diphenhydramine HCl the same?

No: Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is a short-acting antihistamine and is more likely to make you sleepy when used. Fexofenadine is a second-generation, non-sedating antihistamine which should have more lasting effects, closer to 24 hours, and is less likely to make you sleepy. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take a diphenhydramine HCl with my zanaflex (tizanidine)?

It is OK: there is no interactions between zanaflex (tizanidine) and diphenhydramine. However, always before beginning any new drug, it is important to review your medical history with your doctor. ...Read more

Benadryl (Definition)

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