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Would it be wise to take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) 50mg before CT scan with contrast just incase of allergic reaction?

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Dr. John Chiu
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Talk to radiologist

but it will not likely help to prevent a true anaphylactic reaction by itself although it will not hurt either.

In brief: Talk to radiologist

but it will not likely help to prevent a true anaphylactic reaction by itself although it will not hurt either.
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