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Dystonia And Benadryl
Not usually: Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is fine for allergies, and if seasonal issues trigger headaches, may be of limited benefit. But if you have migraine, will not help, and you are far better to try excedrin migraine or aleve. However, depending on your severity and frequency, you may want to consult your doctor and try to prevent the headaches. ...Read more
I'm having lots of itching and sneezing. Want to try benadryl (diphenhydramine). Is it ok to take with klonopin, seroquel and ambien?
Lots of interactions: There are lots of interaction between all 3 medicines you are taking which in combination cause brain depression and psychomotor impairment. Adding Benadryl (diphenhydramine) will further aggravate side effects. Why do you have to take first three drugs in the first place. Look for the cause for depression anxiety or whatever reason you are taking mess. Visit us at www.ehacstl.com to see how you can be helped ...Read more
Do anticholinergic medications like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) have a link with mild cognitive impairment?
What is Benadryl (diphenhydramine) (and also the anti-histamine doxylamine succinate, both sleeping aids)?
Antihistamines: Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and doxylamine are antihistamines. Histamine is a chemical made in the brain which keeps you alert, so antihistamines cause the opposite effects- sedation. But they are not good as long term sleep aids. Besides improving your sleep hygiene, it may be a good idea to see a sleep medicine specialist to get to the bottom of your trouble sleeping. ...Read more
Allergic to benadryl, (diphenhydramine) is xyzal safe for me, or will it gives me hives as Benadryl (diphenhydramine) did?
Have elavil-induced neck spasm (10mg). Spasms persist months after withdrawal. Klonopin ineffective. What may work? Benadryl (diphenhydramine)? anti-parkinsons med?
No: No it cannot. The best treatment depends on the underlying cause of the spasm. ...Read more
Maybe (not) . . .: Hyland's is a brand of homeopathic remedies (http://www.Hylands.Com/products/adult), none of which exactly match name you mentioned, so it's trickier to determine which you are referencing. Regardless, given that most ingredients are 6-12x (http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/homeopathic_dilutions), it's doubtful that there's anything present to interact w/benadryl (diphenhydramine). ...Read more
Will taking benadryl (diphenhydramine) everyday lead to more histamine receptors? does being benadryl (diphenhydramine) everyday cause an opposite reaction and cause more allergies?
No: Not the case, but you may develop tolerance to the drug, meaning you have to take more to get the same result ...Read more
Hello dr..Will l-theanine react badly with the following medication: ziprasidone HCl and propranolol(10mg for akathesia) and clonazepam?
No: You may take them together. There are no contraindications with your current meds. Just watch out for your level of sedation and make sure your psychiatrist is aware that you are taking it. God bless! ...Read more
Can I take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and Klingon together. .25mg kilo opine and one Benadryl (diphenhydramine) caplet?
Kindly decipher: What's meant by "klingon" or "kilo opine"? ...Read more
Neuroleptic akathisia. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) when it occurs but sometimes it doesn't suffice & i need cogentin. Can cogentin be used daily for chronic akathisia?
Benadryl (diphenhydramine) 200 mg-NOT: a safe dose.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes: Benedryl is an antihistamine that can cross into the brain and interfere with the message bearing chemicals between the nerves. This often causes sleepiness. It is the main ingredient in most over the counter sleep aids. All such medications bear a warning in small print if you read the package insert. ...Read more
Yes, but...: Yes, they can potentially have an additive effect on headache relief, BUT your chancing potentially increasing the potential for sedation. If your going to do this, I would plan on not driving, using heavy machinery or putting yourself in a situation where yourself or others are put in harms way. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers