Is it okay to take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) after taking a klonopin?

Drug interaction. According to epocrates the combination increases the risk of CNS depression (additive effects).

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Is it okay to take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) after taking klonopin?

Be careful. Some people do mix these medicines in order to get to sleep, but this not a good idea without consulting your primary. The main reaction is sedation, so you should never operate machinery while taking these together. Read more...

Is it safe to take 0.5mg Klonopin during the day and 25mg Benadryl (diphenhydramine) at night?

Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is not usually recommended for daily use nor for insomnia. If you are using Benadryl (diphenhydramine) for insomnia, it would be worth discussing with your physician both sleep best practices, as well as other potential options for sleep. . Read more...

Benadryl (diphenhydramine) mthly with my IVIG. Always makes me SO TIRED! Am on klonopin 4 anxiety. Wondering if Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is like klonopin & I should take that instead?

Advice. The Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is present to combat an infusion reaction, such as an allergic response. There are other antihistamines which do not promote these adverse effects, and seems to be no reason to not try these. Klonopin would not be a useful substitute. Read more...

I took 1mg of. Klonopin and broke out in hives, is it safe to take a benadryl (diphenhydramine)?

Drug reaction. Klonopin (clonazepam) is not chemically related to benadryl, (diphenhydramine) so if there are no medical contraindications for you to take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) itself, it should be safe. Also if your lips, mouth or throat are swelling or itching, please go to the emergency room right away. Read more...

I alternate between Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and klonopin (for sleep) is it safe to take klonopin for anxiety morning after taking a Benadryl (diphenhydramine) for sleep?

Cannot fully endorse. Your information is of concern, as you describe issues with both sleep and anxiety and they may well relate. However, sounds like this may be getting more complex. You obviously have a sleep disorder, and may well need help with the anxiety. Please see a sleep specialist, and perhaps a psychiatrist, as there may be more success with an alternative approach. Read more...

I'm having lots of itching and sneezing. Want to try benadryl (diphenhydramine). Is it ok to take with klonopin, seroquel and ambien?

Lots of interactions. There are lots of interaction between all 3 medicines you are taking which in combination cause brain depression and psychomotor impairment. Adding Benadryl (diphenhydramine) will further aggravate side effects. Why do you have to take first three drugs in the first place. Look for the cause for depression anxiety or whatever reason you are taking mess. Visit us at www.ehacstl.com to see how you can be helped. Read more...

Hubby got scary CT results and I have had anxiety hives for 2 days. They come and go. Already on. 5mg Klonopin 3x's a day. Can I take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or??

Moderate interaction. Benedryl can increase the sedating effects of Klonopin (clonazepam). Some people exerience dizziness and confusion with this combination, so it would be important to avoid driving or performing tasks that require good concentration. Zyrtec is indicated for chronic hives, and may be less sedating than Benedryl. Read more...