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If I have an allergic reaction to paint will Benadryl (diphenhydramine) help or pepcid. Not too bad yet but i can tell tongue feels strange. I've had this worse bb4.
I am 18 weeks pregnant and have developed a horrible rash. Ob said i could take 2 Benadryl (diphenhydramine) . Can i take a Pepcid as well?
6 hrs ago had Allergic reaction to bee sting, emt gave Benadryl, (diphenhydramine) then doctors at hospital gave prednisone and pepcid, Can next dose benadryl (diphenhydramine) b taken?
Yes: If you feel you still need it, but don't exceed recommended daily dose for diphenhydramine from all sources (300 mg /day), depends on the reaction too was it a local or whole body reaction? keep taking the benadryl for the next 24 -48 hours every 4-6 hours as needed 25- 50 mg , don't drive, and take the medicines prescribed at ER, if it was a whole body reaction, see an allergist, take care ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm currently taking 275 of Benadryl (diphenhydramine) all day and singular,pepsid and Zyrtec along with prednisone. Have suffered with anaphylactic shock. Zofran ok ?
Zofran (ondansetron): Is just another antihistamine,acts centrally though, and mainly for nausea/vomiting, won't add any benefit if you already are controlled on the medicines mentioned, besides it isn't the first line therapy in anaphylaxis. Discuss with your doctor if you still have symptoms, good luck ...Read more
Is it bad to take an antihistamine during a cold, i.e. does suppressing mucus make the cold last longer?
No value: Antihistamines have no value in the treatment of viral illnesses. ...Read more
Acid reducer: Histamine 2 receptor blocker, which decreases production of stomach acid. This allows for healing of inflammation in duodenum, as stomach, and esopha. Not as potent as ppi drugs like prilosec, which inhibit proton pumps in the stomach to further decrease production of acid. ...Read more