Canu take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) allergy medicine if taking medicine for congested heart failure?

Be Careful. You can, but be careful. Patients with heart failure will usually be on a lot of medications and the Benadryl (diphenhydramine) may interact with them. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) will make you sleepy and may affect your breathing. This could make your symptoms worse.
Unsure without . Knowing what other medication you are speaking about. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is generally safe with most medications, but to be cautious, can not be sure without knowing what medication it is.

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