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Using benadryl for sleep

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Dr. Robert Galamaga MD

'7"; I'm 270lbs @ 5'11"). We both use: take typical meds for cardiac arrythmia including: Cardizem (180mgs 1/day), Cumadin 5mgs/1x/day, spironolactone (25 mgs bid), ; CPAP for sleep apnea; t CVS, we bought ... View answer

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Dr. Vidya Muralidhar MD

I have taken 500 mg of Benadryl . I have not meant to intentionally harm myself, I just wanted to sleep as I havent slept in over 2 days.I'm a little concerned that I possibly took too much. ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Vidya Muralidhar ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Preeti Parakh MD

Can you safely take melatonin and bennedril to sleep? ... View answer

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Dr.   Bonnie Berger-Durnbaugh MD

My dad is 85 and recovering from pneumonia . He is having trouble sleeping. Can he take Benadryl to help sleep? ... View answer

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Dr. Robert Galamaga MD

can the use of benedryl (50 mg) cause a rise in PSA value? I am 62, 6' tall, weigh 205. My number increased from 2.5 to 4.7 over a three year period. I take the benedryl every night for sleep. i have been ... View answer

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Dr. Penchila Prasad Kandikattu MD

. patches I may use. Is it okay to just take Trazodone occasionally when I need it to sleep, or must ...I have trouble waking up numerous times a night and not getting back to sleep. Today I ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Penchila Prasad Kandikattu ( Internal Medicine Specialist)
Dr. Sowbhagya MD

stopping the med will make for worse withdrawal. Can benedryl help me to sleep? ... View answer

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Dr. Ornela Ademovi MD

benadryl before bed and I m now using it every night and average 7 or 8 hours. My question is whether long term use (2 per day) as a sleep aid is worse than only sleeping 3 to 5 hours... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ornela Ademovi ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. J Kingson John David MD

MY DAUGHTER HAS TERRIBLE TROUBLE FALLING ASLEEP AND IF SHE WAKES UP 5 MINS OF SLEEP IS LKE SHE HAS SLEPT 9 HRS.. HER DOCTOR HAD US TRY MELATONIN BUT IT WAS NOT USEFUL, PHARMACIST SUGGESTED BENADRYL ... View answer

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Dr.  Harshal Vora MD

My husband had a mitral valve replacement last week (cow s valve was used). He is taking coumadin for about 3 months. If he has gas, is he able to take Gas-X. Also can he take Benedryl to sleep ... View answer

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Dr. Hardik Sanghvi MD

Hi, dear. I have gone through your question. I can understand your concern. Benadryl is not counteract with ciprofloxacin. you can taek both the drugs safely. Thanks for using health care magic. Don't forgot...

Dr. Ronald Schubert MD

I am sorry to hear that you are having problems with sleep. For my patients with sleep problems I give the following advice. 1 don't exercise before sleeping 2 use the bedroom for sleep...

Dr. Kathy Robinson MD

Hello and thanks for your question. Benadryl is quite sedating and can leave you with that sort of drugged feeling the next morning. Better to try loratadine a non-sedating antihistamine. Using some nasal...