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Is It Okay To Take Two Benadryl
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Doses?: Depends on the dose of Benadryl (diphenhydramine). If you have insomnia, sleep hygiene is an often overlooked, yet more effective treatment, than medications. In addition, the combination of medications could impair decision making, cause undesired drowsiness, and other side effects. Speak with your doctor, before taking any combination of medications. Do not drive/operate heavy machinery under their influence. ...Read more
50 mg total: You can take a total of 50 mg up to every 4 hours. I've never heard of extra strength Benadryl (diphenhydramine) (they do make a 50 mg tablet, but I've always seen it behind the counter at a pharmacy). All the over-the-counter strengths I've ever seen are 25 mg, so you can take 2 of those. ...Read more
I am now 95 pounds & I took 10 25mg Benadryl (diphenhydramine) pills and I think it's been two hours why am I not high. How long does it take to feel the high?
WILL MAKE YOU SICK:
It is not a good idea to overdose on 250mgm of Benadryl (diphenhydramine) to get high
it can make you sick. It will cause extreme sleepiness, confusion, weakness, ringing in the ears, blurred vision, large pupils, flushing, fever, shaking, insomnia, hallucinations and possibly seizures
go to er if you have any of the serious symptoms.
Please if you have drug problem consult a therapist or your doctor. ...Read more
Is it safe to take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) if I took two 10mg loratadine tablets a few hours ago?
Not a problem: These amounts are small with no specific interaction. You may take the Benadryl. ...Read more
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Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is an antihistamine and Doxylamine is also antihistamine. Both are first generation antihistamines and cause sedation. I will not advice to take 50 mgm (2x25mgm)of Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and Nyquil. ...Read more
If my Benadryl (diphenhydramine) contains phenylephrine is it not a good idea to take two tablets for sleep?
Drop phenylephrine: Find a product that does not contain the phenylephrine. For most people, that med is stimulating and will make you stay awake, not help you sleep. Make sure you also use good sleep hygiene - bedtime routine, minimize distractions around you, warm milk, and consider melatonon for sleep aid rather than more and more benadryl (diphenhydramine). ...Read more
Can I take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) while taking Zoloft? I take my Zoloft every night at 930 so would it be fine to mix the two?
Yes: For most people that combination does not pose any problem. ...Read more
I'm having a bad anxiety attack and I want more than my usual dose of xanax. Would it be okay to take a Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or two with it?
Consult with MD: I can answer this question for my individual patients (whom I know well). However, this is really an important question for you to address with your physician. I am afraid that by telling you how to take your meds that I would be providing medical treatment (which only your providers should do). Take care. ...Read more
No: You don't want to do that, more-over monitor your oxycodone dosage carefully. Combining both drugs or overdosing oxycodone can lead to CNS depression and untoward side effects as respiratory depression. If you are experiencing itching or other symtoms that can be a side effect of drug use, please see your doctor, best wishes ...Read more
Yes: Yes, you can, but you need to wait a couple more hours as the Tylenol (acetaminophen) PM has the Benadryl medication in it. It may help you sleep and may help with allergy symptoms. These two drugs can definitely be taken together, though Just take them 4-6 hours apart. Best wishes to you. ...Read more
I am on Singulair 10 MG daily and Zyrtec. I have forgotten both for the past two days and just took a Singulair. Is it ok to take Benadryl as well?
I take benadryl (diphenhydramine) everyday about 250mg not at once but during the day for chonic allergies. Been doing this for two years will this damage my liver?
No, but...: That is really a lot of benadryl (diphenhydramine) and while it will not damage your liver it can have a lot of side effects such as fatigue, dry mouth, constipation and mental slowing. Discuss a change to a non-sedating antihistamine, nasal saline and some nasal steroids with your doctor and try to get off this large dose of benadryl (diphenhydramine). Singulair may also be helpful. ...Read more
If I take two tablets of Benadryl, (diphenhydramine) and two tablets of velerian root, will it just produce drowsiness? It won't harm / kill me?
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I drank two 355ml alcohol drinks (5%) between 10pm and 12:22am. I've also eaten supper. Is it safe for me to take benadryl (diphenhydramine) to go to sleep?
Should be: Should be fine as long as you drink plenty of fluid and the dosage is not more than indicated for your weight and age. ...Read more
My daughter (age 13) took two Benadryl (diphenhydramine) at 9:00 pm. It is now 11:30 pm. Her nose is stuffy and she can't sleep. Is there anything she can take now?
Should I take one or two pills of benadryl (diphenhydramine)? I had a breakout on my face with redness and itchiness, along with swelling around my eyes.?
I took Vicks Dayquil severe cold and flu (has decongestant) less than two hours ago, is it safe for me to take two Benadryl (diphenhydramine) now before I go to bed?
Yes: Sorry I didn't see this 10 hrs ago which is presumably when you went to bed. Yes, they will not interfere with each other. ...Read more
Hello Jonathan I would like to know if I could take benadryl night time while on amoxicillin, I have had pneumonia two moths ago and now I have the same symptoms I went to my family doctor and all he did was give me amoxicillinan, so far it hasn't do
Mgt: Most respiratory illness, including bronchitis infections are caused by viruses. Since you were treated for a bacterial illness, there should be diminished fever and improvement during the next week. Watch for any signs of fever, chills, thick sputum and if these occur please notify your PCP. A chest radiograph can be performed at that time if needed. A virtual appt to discuss online advised. ...Read more
I have sulfa allergy. I have itching, burning rashes all over my body. Can I take one Claritin (24 hr) in the morning and two Benadryl (diphenhydramine) at night?
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?
Check with dr: Only your healthcare team can answer this. ...Read more
I had an allergic reaction to bell peppers two days ago. Should I take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) for the residual swelling in my throat or stick with advil?
A little too much: Maybe try some sleepy tea or melatonin. ...Read more
I took two 50mg tablets of Diphenhydramine 17 hours before I had to take a pre-employment oral drug test. Is there a chance I might fail the drug test?
Unlikely: This would not be screened or confused with illegal drugs. However people often get drowsy from this relatively high dose. If you were to fail the test, it would be based on your performance and not the drug itself. ...Read more
Too much Benadryl (diphenhydramine): You should read how much Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is in each one. If you only take it in therapeutic doses you will mostl likely be ok, but will feel drowsy and sometimes hypotensive. You should ask your docotr if you should take the two meds together, that is hte best answer. ...Read more
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