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Is it safe to take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) while pregnant?
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
In brief: Yes
It is considered a class b drug in pregnancy, meaning studies have found it safe.

In brief: Yes
It is considered a class b drug in pregnancy, meaning studies have found it safe.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Megan Bird
Obstetrics & Gynecology
In brief: Yes
Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is considered safe in pregnancy.
Some people take it for congestion or allergies. It can make folks sleepy however. If you have trouble sleeping, Benadryl (diphenhydramine) may be a big help.

In brief: Yes
Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is considered safe in pregnancy.
Some people take it for congestion or allergies. It can make folks sleepy however. If you have trouble sleeping, Benadryl (diphenhydramine) may be a big help.
Dr. Megan Bird
Dr. Megan Bird
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