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Can I take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and qnasl?

Can I take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and qnasl?

Yes: Yes they work in combination for upper
respiratory allergies. ...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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Can I take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and virtussin?

Can I take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and virtussin?

No: Combination isn't advisable, benadryl (diphenhydramine) may increase CNS depressive effects of virtussin, better see your doctor if the cough is really bothersome, good luck ...Read more

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Can you take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) every night?

Can you take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) every night?

No: Very poor sleep medication with possible side effects if you are taking it to sleep. I hope this helps. If you want to talk more about this schedule a virtual appointment with Dr. Yetimyan at www. Healthtap. Com/dryetimyan ...Read more

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Had some drimks can I take benadryl (diphenhydramine)?

Had some drimks can I take benadryl (diphenhydramine)?

What is the question: Are you asking if you can drink while taking benadryl (diphenhydramine).You have to be careful as it will cause increased drowsiness and ataxia. If you drink excessive it can be dangerous. But I will definitely recommend avoid if you can and never drive if you mix these two. ...Read more

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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

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Can I take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) after already taking 74 teva?

Can I take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) after already taking 74 teva?

Maybe: 74 teva is zolpidem which is a sleeping pill. If you are taking Benadryl (diphenhydramine) for sleep...Then no I would not take both. If you need something to treat allergies then try a non sedating antihistamine like Claritin or zyrtec. However, if all else fails you can take them together...You just will be very sleepy. ...Read more

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Would it be ok to take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) that expired in 11/09?

Benadryl (diphenhydramine): Taking medication that expired almost 5 years ago is probably not a good idea. It may be safe, but I don't know for sure. If we were in the Zombie apocalypse and you had no other choice I would say go for it. But since generic diphenhydramine is cheap, why don't you make a trip to your local store and buy some new. ...Read more

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Can you take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and hydrocodine at the same time?

Can you take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and hydrocodine at the same time?

Be careful: Benadryl (diphenhydramine) can be used with hydrocodone to decrease itching and nausea that sometimes happens with hydrocodone. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and hydorocodone, however, are both sedating and together cause additive drowsiness. Also both drugs independently can cause constipation and urinary hesitancy, so taken together these problems also can be worse. Be careful and discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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How long does it take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) to get out of your system?

4-6 hours: Typically, the effect of Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is 4-6 hours. It may be longer in people with liver disease. ...Read more

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Can I still take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) if it's past the experation date?

Yes: Old medications have 2 issues: 1) they make not work as well and 2) they are more likely to have germs, but if these two things don't worry you, you can try it ...Read more

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What if I take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) at night will it be harder for me to wake up?

What if I take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) at night will it be harder for me to wake up?

Maybe: It sounds like you are trying to beat the system. I suggest you be honest with your doctor. It is in your best interest. ...Read more

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Can I take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) for sinus?

Yes: Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is an anti-histamine and has properties to dry secretions. If you are having sinus congestion from seasonal allergies, this may help alleviate some of your symptoms. It would also help if you have a runny nose. ...Read more

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Can a 12 week old take benadryl (diphenhydramine)?

Can a 12 week old take benadryl (diphenhydramine)?

No: It is not recommended unless there is a serious allergic condition. You should see the doctor to have the baby evaluated before Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is given. You have to know what you are treating. ...Read more

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Can you take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) with vodka?

Be very careful: Benadryl (diphenhydramine) can be very sedating, as can alcohol. If you are taking benadryl, (diphenhydramine) don't drink alcohol. ...Read more

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Can I take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and melatonin?

Can I take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and melatonin?

Try not to take: Both at the same time. Melatonin may cause shortness of breath esp. Those with asthma history. Sleep tight! Http://www. Christopherhobbs. Com/website/library/articles/article_files/herbs_for_insomnia. Html. ...Read more

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Can I take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) after drinking?

Not a good idea: How much alcohol was consumed and how long since the last drink. Mixing alcohol and Benadryl (diphenhydramine) (or any medication) is not a good idea. ...Read more

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Could you take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) with biaxon?

Yes.: No significant interaction (s) known or found for selected drugs. Caution always advised with multiple medications. They still retain their individual side effects. ...Read more

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Can you take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) after alcohol?

Can you take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) after alcohol?

Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and alcohol: Benadryl is very sedating. Taking with alcohol may result in respiratory depression. You can stop breathing. Use a non-sedating antihistamine like Allegra or claritin (loratadine). A number of otc medications like nyquil also contain Benadryl (diphenhydramine). ...Read more

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Is it bad to take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) to sleep?

Is it bad to take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) to sleep?

Sleep: I wouldn't recommend taking it as a long term sleep aid. Melatonin may be a better option for you. ...Read more

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Can I take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and nyquil together?

Can I take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and nyquil together?

You can, but: Not recommended due to drug interactions. Both drugs increase sedation and drowsiness. ...Read more

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Can you take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) with phenobarbital?

You could, but: I wouldn't recommend it. Both are sedating, and could be additive. ...Read more

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Can I take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) while taking adderal?

Can I take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) while taking adderal?

Best not: Benadryl (diphenhydramine) adversely effects your brain exactly where your adhd impacts it. It decreases your awareness and temporal sequential ordering. Best to use a second generation antihistamine for chronic use against allergies. If you're using Benadryl (diphenhydramine) for sleep, stop and consult your physician for a better alternative. ...Read more

Benadryl (Definition)

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


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