What is Benadryl?

Benadryl is diphenhydramine contains antihistamine used as cough syrup. Banned in several countries not in India.

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Can Benadryl affect amniotic fluid levels? I am currently 34wks pregnant, and have been taking Benadryl for a cold I've been suffering w/ over the...

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Hello dear,I understand your concern.In my opinion Sy.benadryl doesn't have any effect on amniotic levels and it can be safely taken in...

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My 73 year old mother is taking 12 Benadryl tablets every day. She says she has allergies and has to take them. Some times she says she takes them...

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Benadryl does not help in reducing the pain. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is an antihistamine commonly used to help relieve symptoms of hay feve,...

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I have a rash of some sort on my back that I have had for 2 days and it is red and itchy, I have been using Benadryl and cortizone and they are not...

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As per your case history of itching on back, my treatment advice:

1. Don't scratch the lesion as it may worsen the condition.
2. Apply a...

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