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Is Benadryl recommended for itchy rashes?

Can I take Benadryl for a rash/itch just begun?. I am 91 years old, take Amiodorone, .81 aspirin and garlic oil for high blood pressure and have a pacemaker , The only drug I am allergic to is Sulfa.Also have had two by pass surgeries, have type 2 diabetes for which I take one shot of 6 units of Levemir daily. Thanks,William
Tue, 18 Sep 2018
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Hello,

I have gone through your complaints and you can take Benedryl for the rash. It is safe and can be taken with the other medicines you are having.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Take care

Regards,
Dr Asmeet Kaur Sawhney, Dermatologist
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Is Benadryl recommended for itchy rashes?

Hello, I have gone through your complaints and you can take Benedryl for the rash. It is safe and can be taken with the other medicines you are having. Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further. Take care Regards, Dr Asmeet Kaur Sawhney, Dermatologist