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Benadryl vs. Buspar for Anxiety

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Benadryl

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Other Names: Buspirone
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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... Read more on Wikipedia
Buspirone (trade name Buspar) is an anxiolytic psychoactive drug of the piperazine and azapirone chemical classes, and is primarily used to treat generalized anxiety disorder (GAD)Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS) gained Food and Drug Administration of bu... Read more on Wikipedia
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Interesing enough, benedryl works wonders. I would take...
Seroqul helped a litte, buspar did nothing, Wellbutrin does seem to work, and neither Pristiq. I don't think my ...os doing anythig Interesing enough, benedryl works wonders. I would take it...
choice? I had a weird reaction to benadryl when taken with...
...I see you are on BuSpar. How's that working for you? I ...also see you are taking doxy, not benadryl. Is that a better choice? I had a weird reaction to benadryl when taken with cough medicine...
hard. I hate anxiety! Benedryl really helps me though. Good...
...of town. I am on prozac right now. Also ...feeling anxious I take a benedryl. Always helps. I also use buspar (PRN) when taking a ...Its so hard. I hate anxiety! Benedryl really helps me thou...
benadryl. Its somewhat slower acting, but does help with...
...take them. Have you ever tried Buspar? Its a non-benzo anxiety med. It works well for ...antihistamine related to benadryl. Its somewhat slower acting, but does help with anxiety. ...
reminded me of taking Benadryl, which makes sense, since...
...me of taking Benadryl, which makes sense, since they are both antihistamines. Buspar was much more effective at treating my anxiety without leaving me feeling drugged, but Buspar completely...
of children's benadryl- it made me sleepy but it calmed...
...Buspar for about 6 weeks and I couldn't tell a difference at all! I've also been on Zoloft, Lorazepam, and Welbutrin- None of them worked for me. The only ...of children's benadryl- it made me...
the buspar keeping me up. Since I have sleep problems...
...2 prozac and 2 buspar in the morning right after breakfast. I experienced the buspar keeping me up. Since I have sleep problems, I take one benedryl at night. ...have a little bit of tiredn...
to sleep to save my life. Benadryl works too but I wouldn't...
Buspar gives me the Munchies real bad too!!! Have you tried Lorazapam? Ambien and me did ...sleep to save my life. Benadryl works too but I ...with no explanation. I am on Buspar and Beta Blocke...
I have taken Benadryl and Vistaril to help calm...
...It should be a no brainer. None of the benzodiazepines are safe during pregnancy. Zoloft is much safer than Ativan. That said, in my pregnancies, I have taken Benadryl and Vistaril ...trie...
of it, I took 25mg Benadryl abt and hour ago. It calmed...
...was on xanax ...taking xanax for mood swings, which eventually stopped working; now I'm taking Buspar...I'm guessing it doesn't help restless legs. For the heck of it, I took 25mg Benadryl abt ...
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