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Can people with VP shunts take benadryl to avoid headache during air travel?

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Dr. Vineet Saggar

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Posted on Mon, 18 Feb 2013 in Stroke
Question: Yes can people with VP shunts take benedryl to avoid Headahce during air travel???
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Answered by Dr. Vineet Saggar 5 hours later
Dear Friend,

I don't think benedryl is a good option. You can take coffee to avoid headache and a lot of fluids. If the headache occurs, still paracetamol is a good option.

Hope I have been able to clarify your doubts. Let me know if I can help you further.

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