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Is It Safe To Give Children Benadryl To Sleep
Is it safe to take 10 mg melatonin and 50 mg diphenhydramine HCl an hour before bed almost every night? I have trouble getting to sleep most nights.
Yes if used seldomly: Plain Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is safe to use in children to treat allergy symptoms such as hives or other itchy rashes, itchy / watery eyes, and itchy / sneezy / runny noses. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) makes most kids drowsy, so it is safe for occasional use as a sleep aid, such as when cold symptoms prevent one from falling asleep. Children should not need sleep aids on a regular basis, unless prescribed by a pediatrician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Giving Benadryl (diphenhydramine) to a child to make them sleep, what systems shuting down w/overdose?
My granddaughters take melatonin 3mg or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) 50mg for sleep each night. Is this safe. They are 10 and 12 years old.
I took 50mg of Benadryl (diphenhydramine) 3 hours ago is it safe to take 10mg of Valium to reduce feelings of anxiety/sleep?
Can we give our son Benadryl (diphenhydramine) 4 hrs after a dose of Zyrtec? He has bouts with itching at night and can't sleep.
Why itching?: It is medically safe to give the benadryl; however, the question leads to another - why is he having bouts of itching? Ideally, determining and treating the cause will be more effective then treating the symptoms. Does he have eczema? Does he have scabies? Does he have an allergy to the bedding/detergent used to clean the bedding? Consider the sources and eliminate them - or see local doc for eval ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it safe to take a Benadryl (diphenhydramine) to help me sleep if If I had a red bull like 5 hrs ago. I kinda need to sleep now.
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