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Pregnancy board
  1. safe OTC sleep aids in pregnancy??? 1st December 2004
    ... preg. i stopped. when i was preg with my DD i took Benadryl for bad allergies, and it was considered safe. ... aid has the exact same ingredient in it as childrens Benadryl and i read that it is safe...more so in the second...
    ... last pregnancy my midwife always told me to take Benadryl to get some sleep. I do think that taking something ... the baby...but I'm not a doctor :) For now do the Benadryl and talk to your doctor. I hear you about not getting...
    ... something a few months ago, and my doc said I could take Benadryl ...But if it makes me tired and weird, what is it gonna...

  2. Question about what to avoid eating and being around while pregnant 7th November 2004
    ... Flu Remedies Sudafed (brand or generic) Actifed Benadryl Saline Nasal Spray (Ocean brand or generic) Robitussin ... Tylenol (regular or extra-strength) Anti-Itch Agents Benadryl Cream/Tablets Calamine Lotion Caladryl Lotion ...

  3. Allergies 7th September 2004
    ... it works directly on the nasal tissue. I've tried Benadryl , Claritin and Allegra and Zyrtec. Zyrtec and Benadryl...

  4. Allergies worse during pregnancy? 8th August 2004
    ... the time. Especially at night. My OB said to take benadryl if they get bad. Maybe that will help. Hope you...
    ... much as possible, but if they got too bad to take a benadryl and come in to see her. HTH...

  5. Medications during pregnancy 22nd July 2004
    ... Almost every day I took 3 tylenol, 2 sudafed and 1 or 2 benadryl . I know it sounds like overkill but I was miserable ... the 1st trimester) and I am back to 3 tylenol and 2 benadryl before bed. I will take the sudafed when I really...

  6. Illness during pregnancy 15th April 2004
    ... just fine. You can take sudafed for a stuffy nose or Benadryl if you have a stuffy nose and can't sleep (this saved...

  7. I've got a cold:( 10th March 2004
    ... Avoid Pepto-Bismol. Insomnia: Diphenhydramine ( Benadryl , Nytol, Sominex-2), Doxylamine succinate (Unisom Nighttime...

  8. June Mothers (New Thread) 7th March 2004
    ... she said that if I'm having trouble sleeping that Benadryl is okay to take to help sleep, but if it's taken in...

  9. i was wondering 6th January 2004
    ... after my son was born, and his office recommended Benadryl to all his patients. He said it was safe. I took it...

  10. Jan/Feb Moms (5) 8th December 2003
    ... counters that were suggested for me to sleep were Benadryl and Tylenol PM. The TPM didn't work for me and I ... haven't tried Benadryl . BUT.....hopefully something will help you! Hang...

  11. Feelin' Kinda Yucky 24th November 2003
    ... nfortunately there's nothing much I can do except take some benadryl and hope it will make me sleep.) I hope you feel...

  12. itchy stomach 23rd November 2003
    ... stretching. I could find no relief from it and I sneaked Benadryl from time to time. HeatherW...

Pregnancy-Teen board
  1. antibiotics, etc. 8th June 2006
    ... been extremely tired, feeling almost like I've taken Benadryl even though I've had more than enough sleep...and...

Rare Disorders board
  1. Anyone familiar with Mast Cell Activation Disorder? 8th December 2006
    ... dealing with. I'm on Zantac, Singulair, Protonix and benadryl . If you are still having problems I'd love to chat...

  2. Can someone have mastocytosis and still have negitive blood tests? 16th September 2006
    ... my hip to my knee. The pain stoped every time the benadryl took effect. Have you had this type of reaction? ...
    ... in after just 4 weeks. Medications – firstly Benadryl in Australia is a completely different drug to the...
    ... got in after just 4 weeks. Medications – firstly Benadryl in Australia is a completely different drug to the...
    ... understand it the H1 blockers (like Allegra, Claritin, Benadryl ) address the histamine receptors which cause wheezing...

  3. Red ear 22nd March 2006
    ... allergic reaction to something and told me to give him benadryl . Hope this helps even though it's not really an answer...

  4. Can You Help By Husband?? 22nd October 2005
    ... his scrotum was EXTREMELY swollen as well. He took Benadryl that night. In the morning swelling around eyes...
    ... over this would be a really good idea. He's beyond Benadryl help. If it's spreading, is he on any regular meds ... away. Keep calling the Dr. I get temp-relief w/ Benadryl Spray w/ bites or very itchy rashes. Let us know...

  5. Mastocytosis & exercise 8th August 2003
    ... better, and take good care of yourself. I am taking benadryl at night because I use to wake up with severe hives...

  6. Delayed Pressure Urticaria 2nd August 2002
    ... worked was Atarax, which is a particular antihistamine ( Benadryl did not work). Apparently pressure induced urticaria...
    ... mean. I am sick of people saying, "have you tried Benadryl ?" Oh, Gee, the thought never occurred to me. I guess...
    ... mean. I am sick of people saying, "have you tried Benadryl ?" Oh, Gee, the thought never occurred to me. I guess...
    ... pressure utiricia but only after she did the research. Benadryl - please, but these people definitely don't know what...

  7. Mastocytosis 21st March 2001
    ... long as I could, about six months, but now I take benadryl before bed. I was waking up with hives really bad...
    ... will for sure bring that up at my follow up. I take benadryl before bed because I was waking up with heat rashes...
    ... cortisone creme and my options. I also have used benadryl topical lotion. They both help especially if I know...
    ... back. Zyrtec I could not tolerate at all (I tried) benadryl , and Loratidine during the day has seemed to help...

Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy board
  1. can you take allergy meds while on all the drugs. 26th May 2007
    ... usually take a little claritin during the day and some benadryl at night. My eyes bother me a little but my nose just...

  2. Any Unusual Sleep Patterns Since Rsd Onset? 22nd June 2006
    ... some people are the opposite. when my daughter takes benadryl , she is up all night. so i think all these drugs are...

  3. dx with r.s.d. in my right hand 19th April 2006
    ... i broke out with a bad case of the hives even with benadryl before the second dose have more play in my fingers...

  4. Hives? 24th June 2005
    ... noticed) and bring on hives. The best thing for hives is Benadryl spray (if there are just a few hives) or oral Benadryl ... (if you get a bunch of hives). Oral Benadryl knocks me right out - need to be sitting on the edge...

  5. hi everyone..are these just more symptoms? 4th May 2005
    ... neuro itch; i dont know what this is. i started taking benadryl and it helps alittle but the itch is awful..also i...
    ... reading...sorry you have that itch also..so you said benadryl did nothing for you? what are you doing for it? like...

  6. Patches 21st September 2004
    ... the methadone didn't help. i ended up buying more benadryl so i can sleep at night threw all this itching. this...
    ... the methadone didn't help. i ended up buying more benadryl so i can sleep at night threw all this itching. this...

  7. pm doc visit 22nd August 2004
    ... result, I had to stop using them and take a course of benadryl and use some hydrocortisone cream. ...

  8. seeing the neurologist friday-scared 18th February 2004
    ... all at nights..and the only medicine I can take is benadryl which doesnt cut it. I am having sensitivity to cold...

  9. Have a date for SCS 13th February 2004
    ... [SIZE=3]Hi woot-head, Benadryl it is! I forgot that I hadn't posted the name when...

  10. More questions 23rd December 2003
    ... As for the itching, rub, don't scratch. Take benadryl too, or something for itching. Try creams too. I don...

Relationship Health board
  1. Just can't do it any more. 28th June 2006
    ... turkey about a year ago and it was VERY difficult. Benadryl helps with the withdrawls but I agree with a lot of...

  2. Dog keeping us up - wife gets mad at me...! 21st October 2004
    ... the Vet? If this is a 'seasonal' allergy, perhaps a Benadryl in the evening would alleviate your dog's scratching ... . Benadryl is completely safe for pets however, you need to speak...
    ... Thanks for all the replies. Well, we do give him Benadryl (I'm starting to think he does this to get ME off...
    ... Thanks for all the replies. Well, we do give him Benadryl (I'm starting to think he does this to get ME off...
    ... something to be able to sleep also (since she gave Shadow benadryl )...and then it was on! She claims it was my fault...
    ... A side note, our vet put our terrier on children's benadryl for allergies and it works wonders...so maybe it is...

Restless Leg Syndrome board
  1. benadryl 7th February 2008
    ... Why are you taking benadryl ? I don't think it should. You should see all the...
    ... Someone told me to try Benadryl for the rls and to help sleep (I have fibromyalgia...
    ... Nick I don't take benadryl because my doctor told me not to. It raises the bp...
    ... Yikes! Be very careful with Benadryl ; it can severely exacerbate RLS! ... DRUGS WHICH ARE ... without medical advice. ANTIHISTAMINES: particularly benadryl or diphenhydramine can aggravate symptoms of RLS. ... medications for colds, hay fever, sinus, etc. will have benadryl or diphenhydramine in them. Yet, in others, it seems...
    ... [QUOTE=nickiplmr;3430134]does benadryl make rls worse Both my daughter and I have found...

  2. Benadryl 16th July 2007
    ... have found the same thing. I used to be able to take Benadryl when younger but have tried several times recently...

  3. Severe RLS 31st July 2006
    ... be in the arms and legs? Can certain meds, such as benadryl , can make it worse? It feels like my whole body is ... in on it and a hundred times worse when I take benadryl or like meds. Can RLS cause your legs to not work...
    ... Benadryl made my legs go crazy. I took it thinking it would...

  4. Diagnosed with Severe Periodic Limb Movemant 6th May 2006
    ... hours before I need to sleep, but I also take 25 mg of Benadryl (dyphenhydramine.) Neither one works without the other...

  5. RLS (?) and excercise 27th February 2006
    ... Beware of Tylenol PM and other OTC's which contain Benadryl - that can really set off an RLS patient. Other drugs...

  6. Could melatonin cause muscle twitches? 27th April 2005
    ... prettymuch every night at a dose 300 mcg. I know benadryl will cause twitches so I dont take that anymore, but...

  7. preg with RLS 11th January 2005
    ... don't know whether this is safe in pregnancy, but Benadryl helps. Whenever I can't get to my regular RLS med...

  8. Medications that cause RLS? 9th January 2005
    ... medications that RLSers should avoid. ANTI-NAUSEATES: Benadryl , Antivert, Atarax, Bonine, Compazine, Phenergan, thorazine ... Remeron, Serzone and Wellbutrin ANTIHISTAMINES: Benadryl and OTC/Rx combination cold/sinus/cough medications...

  9. Help...Have no clue what this is!!! 20th December 2004
    ... RLS worse. Some anti-depressants, antihistamines, Benadryl , and Tylenol PM just to name a few. I am anemic...

  10. Is there anything out to treat RLS other than medication? 28th September 2004
    ... times. I will take Ibuprophen (or Tylenol) and maybe a benadryl . I know you don't want meds, but those are pretty...

  11. im so tierd 14th June 2004
    ... legs i havent slept in 4 weeks. my dr. said to try benadryl first. well i thought it was working then all the...
    ... YOUR PAIN! Literally and know your anguish. Does Benadryl make you worse? It does me and it's on the "bad"...
    ... doctor would diagnose you with RLS and then pescribe Benadryl . My specialist told me Benadryl is a no-no. I had ... tried it on my own, in both over the counter " Benadryl " and Tylenol PM which has 25-50mg of benadryl, which ... both made me climb the walls for the entire night. Benadryl literally makes me feel like my legs are going to...

  12. I'm not sure what this is, any advice? 22nd October 2003
    ... latter is an antihistamine (the same ingredient as in Benadryl .) That's what's doing it to you. Take just plain...
    ... s a simple test: Do OTC cold medications, such as benadryl or sudafed make your symptoms much worse? If so,...

  13. RLS in other areas of the body? 1st July 2003
    ... I've discovered that taking Benadryl makes the restless leg syndrome (and arms) MUCH worse...
    ... I've discovered that taking Benadryl makes the restless leg syndrome (and arms) MUCH worse ... you are a junior member. Anyway, the reason why Benadryl worsens your RLS is becuase it is a dopamine antagonist...

Schizophrenia board
  1. Update on my brother 4th February 2005
    ... shot of risperidol, 4mg tab of ris, trazodone 200mg & benadryl (bedtime). I guess they will start adding things gradually...

  2. This is for anyone w/ schizophrenia... 29th September 2004
    ... start kicking in, instead of giving him cogentin or benadryl ..they say he's "restless and uncooperative" and hold...
    ... effects, thats a whole issue in itself! Cogentin or benadryl are crap and don't do anything but blurr the side...
    ... start kicking in, instead of giving him cogentin or benadryl ..they say he's "restless and uncooperative" and hold...

Sexual Dysfunction Treatment board
  1. Side Effects 5th April 2001
    ... happen? If so, is there anything you can take with it ( benadryl , etc.) that might help?...

Sexual Health - Men board
  1. Help!! 24th January 2008
    ... he told her he put Polysporin on it and took some Benadryl to get rid of the reddness and she said that's just...

  2. Premature Ejaculation Help 22nd October 2007
    ... question for me. I also read on here that Dramamine and Benadryl may help, has anyone found this true? Thanks in advance...

  3. Could this be a sexual side effect??? 19th August 2007
    ... wondering if this could be a sexual side effect to taking benadryl . He's a truck driver and sometimes has to force his ... self to go to sleep so he takes a benadryl . Or could sleep deprevation be a problem? Usually...

  4. Premature Ejaculation 31st December 2006
    ... it helps your chances. Additionally, Dramamine and Benadryl are known to help prolong ejaculation. Although I ... self while masturbating one day no meds, the next benadryl . Just remember, if you use benadryl make sure that...

Sexual Health - Women board
  1. Swollen Vagina 13th November 2005
    ... freaked out, had no idea what was going on, so I took a benadryl to reduce the swelling and in a couple hours, everything ... it can't be that I was just "excited" lol. I took 2 benadryl before I went to sleep, but its morning and I'm still...

  2. vaginal swelling 28th July 2005
    ... 5 % of women have an allergy to semen. Try taking benadryl before intercourse and see it helps lesson the reaction...

  3. New to sex questions 30th November 2004
    ... would get if I use soaps down there. I bought today benadryl cream to see if it helps. I tried yesterday hydrocortizone...

  4. KY side affects? 31st July 2004
    ... symptoms. In the meantime, you could try taking some Benadryl (orally) and see if it helps....

  5. sinus and sex 26th July 2003
    ... the counter decongestants--not antihistamines like benadryl or the mixtures of both decongestant and antihistamines...

Sexually Transmitted Diseases board
  1. dry patch on my penis 21st January 2008
    ... me break out into a rash that does not hurt. I use benadryl cream and they go away. I tried the same but this...

  2. allergic reaction to meds!! 15th October 2004
    ... heart, tightness in the chest, etc.) A couple of Benadryl tablets did bring things back to normal, but I really ... during the allergic reaction, and she recommended the Benadryl . If anyone out there has a reaction like that, don ... alone...it happens very quickly, and the combo of Benadryl and the antibiotics can make you want to go to sleep...

  3. Aldara cream for warts..causing itching and burning 14th November 2003
    ... section in the drug store. That stuff works wonders. A benadryl may work as well to get rid of the itching. Best of...

  4. URGENT! HELP PLEASE!!! 4th June 2002
    ... allergy, take an anithistimine, such as allegra, or benadryl , and see how that helps, if you are able to take them...

Sjögren's Syndrome board
  1. Does anyone have "spells" ? 2nd February 2007
    ... so I resist taking them. Then my breathing is bad. Benadryl is out of the question as it affects my vascular system...
    ... so I resist taking them. Then my breathing is bad. Benadryl is out of the question as it affects my vascular system...

Skin Problems board
  1. Itchy bumps on palm of hand and fingers 21st March 2008
    ... skin color. Any advice is appreciated. I am taking benadryl orally, and also putting a benadryl cream on it which...

  2. swollen itchy ears 7th February 2008
    ... any ideas? Oh and I'm currently on Prednisone and Benadryl , prescribed at the doctor yesterday....

  3. bumpy rash 25th January 2008
    ... work and chest x rays. In the meantime I am taking benadryl but it's not helping. Does anyone has any suggestions...

  4. Probiotics and Eczema 19th January 2008
    ... my flare ups. Especially since I find that taking Benadryl helps a lot. It's just a shame it knocks me out....

  5. Itchy, Itchy, Itchy!! 23rd December 2007
    ... all. The only thing that works for me is to take a Benadryl tablet or something similar. I can actually feel...

  6. Allergic to the sun? 11th November 2007
    ... myself crazy itching. Can anybody help me? I am taking benadryl every night, because I lay awake itching. I have used...

  7. Minocycline reaction 28th October 2007
    ... with large painful cracks. Have been taking Benadryl tablets for several days, at the suggestion of a friend...
    ... steriods for at least a day, then went to pill form and benadryl . She was still red when she went home and went through...

  8. bumps that form when itch look like mosquito bites 10th October 2007
    ... response and you have taken antihistimines before. Benadryl is what most people take. I'd say if you are getting...

  9. redness in crease of arm 20th August 2007
    ... uncomfortable. Any ideas what this could be? I bought benadryl spray to relieve the itching, but not sure if I should...

  10. Itch Mites : Nasty Nasty 15th August 2007
    ... look like tiny mosquito bites. If you get these, benadryl cream really does nothing. I'm going to try soaking...

  11. How to stop the itching (and get rid of the scars) 31st July 2007
    ... don't know what works best for itching, but use a Benadryl cream, advil, Benadryl pills from time to time. ...

  12. Itchy red bumps on feet..Hives?? I'm going nuts!! 24th July 2007
    ... athletes foot? Are you taking the liquid or pill form of benadryl or using a lotion? I would take it orally for the...
    ... been using both the cream form and the pill form of Benadryl but the cream does not work. The Benadryl pills...

  13. Three year old with red spots on torso... spreading... 24th June 2007
    ... the doctor was stumped then too. They said to give benadryl and hope it goes away. It's NOT roseola - no...

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