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I have had hives within minutes of taking dye free benadryl (diphenhydramine). Is this possible? And would xyzal be a safe alternative? Does xyzal help allergic reactn?

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Dr. Carlo Hatem
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
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In brief: Yes

Your allergic to Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or one of the components of the preparation.
Xyzal allergy is not related to Benadryl (diphenhydramine) allergy, and thus ok to use, but be on the lookout for reactions.

In brief: Yes

Your allergic to Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or one of the components of the preparation.
Xyzal allergy is not related to Benadryl (diphenhydramine) allergy, and thus ok to use, but be on the lookout for reactions.
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