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(Pruritus)
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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Common Itching treatments discussed around the web
Benadryl 43,903 Hydrocortisone 12,456 Prednisone 8,849
1,710,128 conversations around the web about Itching to help you make a decision
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Benadryl
VS.
Hydroxyzine HCl
Other name: Unisom (Unisom)
Other name: Atarax (Atarax)
6 / 10
Satisfaction
7 / 10
Satisfaction
306,173
Discussions around the web
Discussions
694
Discussions around the web
Discussions
Taken for:
by discussions around the web
Allergies
Itching
Hives
Insomnia
Rash
Swelling
Nausea
Anxiety*
Cough
Headaches*
Vomiting
Withdrawal*
Not Sleeping*
Common Cold
Sneezing
Anaphylaxis
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Taken for:
by discussions around the web
Itching
Anxiety
Allergies
Nausea
Hives
Insomnia
Sedation
Sedative
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Method of use:
Injection, Ointment, Pill
Method of use:
Injection, Ointment, Pill
Prescribing mode:
OTC
Prescribing mode:
Rx
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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Top Concerns
Ben
Addiction
3
Sinus Infections
1
Hallucinations
1
Tingling
1
Wheezing
1
Chicken Pox
1
Paranoia
1
Contractions
1
Nightmares
1
Diabetes
1
Top Concerns
Hyd
Depression
8
Dizzy
6
RLS
4
Dry Mouth
3
Diabetes
2
Weight Gain
2
Weight Loss
2
Manic
2
Hair Loss
1
Hallucinations
1
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Hydroxyzine HCl
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Addiction
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Sinus Infections
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Hyd
1
0
Hallucinations
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Hyd
1
1
Tingling
Ben
Hyd
1
0
Wheezing
Ben
Hyd
1
0
Chicken Pox
Ben
Hyd
1
0
Paranoia
Ben
Hyd
1
0
Contractions
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Hyd
1
0
Nightmares
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Hyd
1
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Diabetes
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Hyd
1
2
Depression
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8
0
Dizzy
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Ben
6
0
RLS
Hyd
Ben
4
0
Dry Mouth
Hyd
Ben
3
0
Diabetes
Hyd
Ben
2
1
Weight Gain
Hyd
Ben
2
0
Weight Loss
Hyd
Ben
2
0
Manic
Hyd
Ben
2
0
Hair Loss
Hyd
Ben
1
0
Hallucinations
Hyd
Ben
1
1
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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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" ...doctor about something else. She prescribed cetrizine 10 mg for daytime and hydroxyzine HCL 25 mg for nighttime (this one helps a little with sleeping). These work better for me than benedryl,... "

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" My derm prescribed hydroxyzine hcl for me. It works better than benedryl for me. I take it ...in my sleep, that I would be bleeding :( Check with your ...you something stronger than benedryl.... "

" ...dermatologist said to use only Cetaphil lotion. No perfumes, body washes etc. I use free and clear laundry products also. I have a steroid cream and last year when my whole body was red and itchy t... "

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" ...tarceva which causes a rash and itching and my onc put me on either benadryl over the counter ...a prescription for hydroxyzine hcl 25 mg that I use to get some sleep at night. It works great. ... "

" ...I was prescribed Cipro for a ...I've had prednisone and Benadryl, and then hydroxyzine HCL in place of the Benadryl. The rash is a little better but now I've developed a slightly wheezy, dry cou... "

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csn.cancer.org
" Atarax (Hydroxyzine HCl or Vistaril) is related to Benadryl, and has worked well for me. I often used it... "

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" I was prescribed hydroxyzine HCL 25mg for itching and it does seem to help. I notice myselp starting to scratch ...a week I was immune to that symptom of it. Have you tried benedryl... "

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" I was diagnosed with Physical Urticaria (form of Hives) about ...up till now. Took Benadryl everyday for 1 month ...relief. Finally went to Dr and was prescribed w/Hydroxyzine HCL 25mg. I took b... "

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" ...currently taking 50 mg/hydroxyzine HCL at night. I'm getting annoyed with how it is exacerbating my restless leg syndrome and I'm ...that work the same as atarax for ...home I do not like... "

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" ...has itching problems even out ...tablet of 10mg of Hydroxyzine HCL 3 times a day. ...takes the pill her itching goes away. We also rub the affected area with Benadryl Gel and that works well... "

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