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Tavist Sedating Antihistamine
I understand that one cannot become addicted to antihistamines, however, can't people become addicted to the sedating effects of drugs?
Tolerance: You become tolerant to the sedative effect of first generation antihistamines and with time you will no longer feel sedated from them. If you are using then as a sleep aid, will you need more with time to achieve the same level of sedation. It is not an addiction, it is tolerance to the medication. ...Read more
Benadryl.....: is probably the most readily available sedating antihistamine. It is a common ingredient in over-the-counter (OTC) preparations for sleep, such as Tylenol PM -- the PM part is diphenhydramine, the generic name for Benadryl. Another one I like to use is hydroxyzine (also known as Vistaril or Atarax) but that is only available as a prescription, however its metabolite is Zyrtec, which is OTC. ...Read more
If I have developed resistance to benadryl's sedating effects( +/-150mg), will it still work4allergy?
Give it a try: Diphenhydramine (benedryl) is a very effective antihistamine, holding on to histamine binding sites better than some products. Its drawback other than sedation has been its limited duration of effect, eclipsed by products like zyrtec that can last all day. Sedation is not a measure of its worth, only its ability to get into your brain and mess with neurotransmitters. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
10mgs a day amitriptyline for migraines. Is it ok to skip a day occas? Is missing a dose dangerous? What if i feel overly sedated from Benadryl once?
If i take Benadryl before getting on a plane, will the sedation from it help with my plane anxiety?
My son is scheduled for dental work with sedation tomorrow & has to fast from tonight. Is it safe to give Benadryl in the morning for motion sickness?
I have tried all OTC antihistamines and they all make me dizzy with delirium. Would Xyzal be a good one to try or would it most likely do the same?
Probably: You can try it but if Zyrtec affects you like that, Xyzal will probably do the same since they are nearly identical. Sounds like you need to control allergy symptoms in other ways. You can get triamcinolone and cromolyn nasal sprays without a prescription. You can also get antihistamine nasal spray by prescription, that should have fewer side effects than pills. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I am about to take an antihistamine for the first time but my friends tell me to use it before bedtime. Will I still feel the effects the next day?
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