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Itch (Latin: pruritus) is a Wikt:sensation that causes the desire or reflex to scratch. Itch has resisted many attempts to class...
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Benadryl 46,618 Hydrocortisone 13,160 Prednisone 9,445
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Atarax
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Benadryl
Other name: Hydroxyzine (Hydroxyzine)
Other name: Unisom (Unisom)
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Itching
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Hives
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Itching
Hives
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Headaches*
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Withdrawal*
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Ephedrine ( or not to be confused with methcathinone) is a sympathomimetic amine commonly used as a stimulant, appetite suppressant, concentration aid, decongestant, and to treat hypotension associated with anaesthesia.Ephedrine is similar in structure...
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Benadryl (diphen) is a brand name allergy medicine marketed over-the-counter drug by Johnson & Johnson subsidiary McNeil Consumer Healthcare. Prior to 2007, Benadryl was marketed by Pfizer. Benadryl was invented by George Rieveschl and first made publicl...
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Depression
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Weight Gain
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Bleeding
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Dizzy
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Hair Loss
2
Weight Loss
2
Migraines
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Diabetes
2
Dry Mouth
2
RLS
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Addiction
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Paranoia
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1
Joint Pain
1
Diabetes
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Dry Mouth
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Ephedrine ( or not to be confused with methcathinone) is a sympathomimetic amine commonly used as a stimulant, appetite suppressant, concentration aid, decongestant, and to treat hypotension associated with anaesthesia.Ephedrine is similar in structure...
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Benadryl (diphen) is a brand name allergy medicine marketed over-the-counter drug by Johnson & Johnson subsidiary McNeil Consumer Healthcare. Prior to 2007, Benadryl was marketed by Pfizer. Benadryl was invented by George Rieveschl and first made publicl...
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is slower to work but works for a much longer time. It works...
" ...did not help my allergic reations. I think it has to do with Benadryl works fast and hit ...a short time. The Atarax is slower to work but works for a much longer time. It works best when tak... "

When it's really bad we add an atarax capsule and that does...
" ...boxer takes benadryl for dry skin and it works really well. The itching ...it's really bad we add an atarax capsule ... "

me. Switched to Atarax which seems to be helping. Missed...
" ...caused by pregnancy hormones. Dr. put me on Benadryl, which did nothing for me. Switched to Atarax which seems to be helping. Missed one dosage and ...hives developed. Back on atarax 3 times a d... "

NUT PRODUCTS...BENADRYL NO LONGER HELPS SO MY DOCTOR TRIED...
" ...I EAT NUT PRODUCTS...BENADRYL NO LONGER HELPS SO MY DOCTOR TRIED SEVERAL THINGS AND WE FINALLY FOUND THAT ATARAX... "

Benedryl just was too activating for me. Didn't help with...
" ...Hydroxy is the chemical name and it is sold as Vistaril or Atarax. It did help my anxiety but ...with sleep. Benedryl just was too activating for me. Didn't help... "

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Dye-free Benadryl, but I personally do fine with the cheapo...
" ...use the Dye-free Benadryl, but I personally do fine with the cheapo ...for his allergies, haha). I have a prescription for generic Atarax and I like that a lot better. It's also inexpensive w... "

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gained weight on Atarax. Not a lot, 3-5 pounds, but it will...
" I gained weight on Atarax. Not a lot, 3-5 pounds, ...off. Fortunately, for me, the Atarax and Elmiron are working beautifully, ...gain. I have trouble taking Benedryl, one of the meds... "

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my doctor for Atarax. It really helped though it made me...
" ...** Hi, I too have suffered with intense itching! I also like the ...tubs a week. I used benedryl, pills not cream, which ...percription from my doctor for Atarax. It really helped though ... "

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and itching. Atarax didn't work for me. I take Benadryl...
" ...work for me. I take Benadryl 75mg each night for itching. It doesn't work for itching but it does sediate me enough to be able to get a few hours of sleep. Even during a flare. For me,... "

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had the most awful reactions to the benedryl, and we want...
" ...but found that Atarax works great. Kathleen How necessary is it to give benedryl before a IVIG infusion? my son has had the most awful reactions to the benedryl, and we want... "

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