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Will Benadryl Help Allergies Cough
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
I've had a cough for over a month. I didn't have a cold prior. Tried Benadryl&coughdrops. Could I have developed allergies? What else could this be?
Can i give my 2 1/2 year old Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and Delsym for allergies/cough due to allergies?
2 1/2: Absolutely not until you get permission from the Pediatrician! ...Read more
Is it ok to give my 5 year old children's benadryl and childrens mucinex cough? She has bad allergies which makes her cough mostly at night.
MGT: I would not advise giving these medications to your child based on the information provided. I would suggest an over the counter anti histamine such as Claritin instead which is less sedating. The underlying cause of her nighttime cough should be further evaluated by her PCP. Does she have a history of asthma? Is there smoke exposure? ...Read more
I wanted to know I took benadryl (diphenhydramine) because my allergies are acting up and I'm stuffed up, i have a cough, I'm weeding because my asthma as well. Is it o?
Probably not: I presume you are asking whether it is ok to do some weeding when your nose is stuffed up and your asthma is not controlled. In general , the answer would be no since you are likely allergic to weed pollen and molds from the disturbed soil. It is also important for you to call your doctor about your asthma. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or any other antihistamine has no decongesting action, nasal steroid does. ...Read more
I'm having a Mild headache also a Dry uncomfortable cough. I have seasonal allergies, took Benadryl (diphenhydramine) but its not helping much. What else can i do?
I have had a bad cough for over a month...where I live we've had alot of forest fires...and the valley is socked in with smoke....I have allergies and take Allegra, benadryl for it...seen a Dr and was given a inhaler and Tussonex cough suppressant. ..but
Question?: I am not sure what you are asking: please resubmit question- your current therapy seems logical. ...Read more
My 6yr old has severe allergies. I gave home benadryl and Tylenol (acetaminophen) about 30 mins apart. But he has a cough. Can I give home delsym?
How many ml's of childrens Benadryl (diphenhydramine) can I give my 4yr old 36lb son. Severe nasal congestion, watery eyes , and cough. Also has allergies ?
I use benadryl to aid sleep....now i am on holiday here in Florida and am suffering an allergy..cough/watery eyes/runny nose..not unwell.normal temp?
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