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Can my body start acting diffrent after taking a certain amount of Benadryl (diphenhydramine) for months ?
Benadryl (diphenhydramine): It is not clear to me what you mean by "acting different". what are you experiencing? ...Read more
Are there any immediate acting allergy medications I can take other than Benadryl (diphenhydramine)?
Am taking 24hr alegra but my allergies still act up at night, so I take a Benadryl (diphenhydramine) at night too?
I wanted to know I took benadryl (diphenhydramine) because my allergies are acting up and I'm stuffed up, i have a cough, I'm weeding because my asthma as well. Is it o?
Probably not: I presume you are asking whether it is ok to do some weeding when your nose is stuffed up and your asthma is not controlled. In general , the answer would be no since you are likely allergic to weed pollen and molds from the disturbed soil. It is also important for you to call your doctor about your asthma. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or any other antihistamine has no decongesting action, nasal steroid does. ...Read more
Just took 25 mg of Benadryl (diphenhydramine) will that counter-act/ make my Prozac and klonopin that I took earlier not effective?
My doctor prescribed me trazodone 100 mg for sleep and I am now experiencing pins and needles all over. I took 4 Benadryl (diphenhydramine) to counter act.
Oversedating: It is not a good idea to combine sedating medications. The trazadone was given to help you sleep and taking additional 4 Benadryl (diphenhydramine) which I assume is 100mg will add too much extra sedation on top. If the side effects of trazadone are bothersome I recommend discussing other options with your doctor instead of taking a lot of other medications to mask symptoms. ...Read more
Having eye surgery in two days. I have allergies and take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or Zyrtec when the act up. Can I still take them 24 - 48 hrs before surgery?
A small neck rash a few days prior to getting a full body rash very quickly. Appears in a.M. Before foods or meds. Clears fast with no antihistamine?
Urticaria: Urticaria refers to a group of disorders affecting adults and children, in which red patches and weals occur in the skin. A wheel is a swelling of the surface skin. The skin swelling seen in urticaria is due to the release of chemicals such as histamine from mast cells in the skin which causes small blood vessels to leak. Treatment is with antihistamine or avoidance of the causative agent. ...Read more