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Is it safe to take Vyvanse and benadryl (diphenhydramine)?

13 doctors weighed in
Dr. Rudolf Brutoco
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
9 doctors agree

In brief: Safe but not advised

Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is too sedating, resulting often in some cognitive suppression.
The reason for taking the Vyvanse in the 1st place is to enhance cognition. There are better antihistamines. And, if the purpose of the Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is to help sleep at night, there are better choices.

In brief: Safe but not advised

Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is too sedating, resulting often in some cognitive suppression.
The reason for taking the Vyvanse in the 1st place is to enhance cognition. There are better antihistamines. And, if the purpose of the Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is to help sleep at night, there are better choices.
Dr. Rudolf Brutoco
Dr. Rudolf Brutoco
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Dr. William Singer
Pediatrics - Neurology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Conflicting

the sedating effect of benedryl may offset the stimulant effect of Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine).
Be careful of driving and using machines until you are sure the benedryl is not sedating.

In brief: Conflicting

the sedating effect of benedryl may offset the stimulant effect of Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine).
Be careful of driving and using machines until you are sure the benedryl is not sedating.
Dr. William Singer
Dr. William Singer
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Vyvanse/benadryl

should be ok.

In brief: Vyvanse/benadryl

should be ok.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Allen Seely
General Practice

In brief: OK Benedryl+Vyvanse

Benedryl is an 'sedating' antihistamine and is safe with Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) (add med) benedryl is best dosed @ night.

In brief: OK Benedryl+Vyvanse

Benedryl is an 'sedating' antihistamine and is safe with Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) (add med) benedryl is best dosed @ night.
Dr. Allen Seely
Dr. Allen Seely
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