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Safe to take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) with hylands nighttime?

Safe to take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) with hylands nighttime?

Yes: Hylands nighttime is an homeopathic preparation which really contains only very minute quantities of ingredients even if they are active medications. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Diphenhydramine (Definition)

Diphenhydramine is a sedating antihistamine which is a kind of antihistamine type drug (common ...Read more


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Is it safe to mix Benadryl (diphenhydramine) with ambien?

Is it safe to mix Benadryl (diphenhydramine) with ambien?

Ambien (zolpidem): Not sure if u r using the Benadryl (diphenhydramine) for allergy or to add to sleep, but i would consult your prescribing doctor first. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and melatonin?

With caution: Although technically no drug-drug interactions are listed for the 2, both cause sedation & might have an additive effect. Be sure how the combination will affect you before operating machinery or driving. People have been cited for dui from Benadryl (diphenhydramine) alone. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and melatonin together?

Sleep Better: I agree w dr. Labarbera. Although they can be used together - don't really recommend it. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) can lead to rebound insomnia. How about starting w good sleep hygiene. 1. Keep a regular bedtime & wakening time (to include weekends). Get up the same time each day, regardless of what time you fell asleep. 2. Make a regular, relaxing bedtime routine. Relaxing rituals prior to bedtime may include. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) every night for anxiety?

Is it safe to take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) every night for anxiety?

Benadryl (diphenhydramine): Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is not an anti-anxiety medication. People take it for its drowsiness side-effect. It will not relieve your anxiety whatsoever. ...Read more

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How long after drinking is it safe to take benadryl (diphenhydramine)?

How long after drinking is it safe to take benadryl (diphenhydramine)?

Any time: If alcohol makes you drowsy, adding a Benadryl (diphenhydramine) will increase the effect. A rule of thumb is to count a 25 mg Benadryl (diphenhydramine) as an extra drink on drowsiness. ...Read more

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If I had a drink 6-7 hours ago is it safe to take Benadryl (diphenhydramine)?

Don't exceed dosage: probably safe if you just had one drink, and not exceeding recommended dose for benadryl, (diphenhydramine) don't drive as well, good luck ...Read more

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Is it safe to take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) if i took two 10mg loratadine tablets a few hours ago?

Is it safe to take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) if i took two 10mg loratadine tablets a few hours ago?

Yes: The two are compatible in the short term. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is potentially sedating, so caution is advised.By the way, studies show the regular adult dose of loritadine is 10 mg and 20 mg is not found to be any more effective. ...Read more

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Benadryl (Definition)

Diphenhydramine is a sedating antihistamine which is a kind of antihistamine type drug (common ...Read more