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Allergy is a hypersensitivity of the immune system. Allergic reactions occur when a person's immune system reacts to normally harmles...
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Benadryl 75,153
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Claritin 26,829
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Benadryl
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Claritin
Other name: Unisom Unisom
Other name: Loratadine Loratadine
Satisfaction Score
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3.0
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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2.9
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Allergies
1.8
Concern level
2.9
Helpfulness
for Allergies
1.9
Concern level
2.9
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Allergies
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Hives
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Insomnia
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Anxiety*
Nausea
Headaches*
Cough
Vomiting
Withdrawal*
Not Sleeping*
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Allergies
Itching
Bone Pain*
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Seasonal Allergies
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Method of use:
Injection, Ointment, Pill
Method of use:
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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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Loratadine (International Nonproprietary Name) is a second-generation H1 antagonist drug used to treat allergies. Structurally, it is closely related to tricyclic antidepressants such as imipramine, and distantly related to the atypical antipsychotic que...
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Addiction
3
Tingling
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Wheezing
1
Chicken Pox
1
Paranoia
1
Diabetes
1
Nightmares
1
Joint Pain
1
Dry Mouth
1
Contractions
1
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Drowsy
9
Depression
2
Joint Pain
2
Itchy Eyes
2
Ear Infection
2
Watery Eyes
2
Wheezing
1
Hair Loss
1
Weight Gain
1
Weight Loss
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About Benadryl
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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Loratadine (International Nonproprietary Name) is a second-generation H1 antagonist drug used to treat allergies. Structurally, it is closely related to tricyclic antidepressants such as imipramine, and distantly related to the atypical antipsychotic que...
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rick-i hated the benedryl-i switched to claritin and it did...
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" hi rick-i hated the benedryl-i switched to claritin and it did the trick w/o... "

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He's a tad sleepy the first day, but then fine. It works...
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" I tried Claritin. It works for my non PANDAS ...and EXTREMELY hyper. We switched to dye free Benadryl. He's a tad sleepy the first day, but then fine. It works great... "

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bought a box. Though they make me a bit sleepy it works...
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" ...doing fine. I also take claritan when I need to, no problems there either. Benedryl is okay as well. I just bought a box. Though they make me a bit sleepy it works better then Claritan for me. I... "

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n from benedryl but i dunno that i's any better. *sigh*...
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" ...sore eyes* have recently switched to clarityn from benedryl but i dunno that i's any better.... "

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doesn't do crap for me. And Claritan doesn't do any...
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" Benadryl doesn't do crap for me. And Claritan doesn't do any good for me. I still get headaches... "

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drugstore. I am allergic to benadryl, so I use that and...
| www.healthboards.com
" There is also claritin hives relief at the drugstore. I am allergic... "

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to work well for my wife, but the Benadryl makes her very...
| forums.anandtech.com
" Quote: Zyrtec and Benadryl are the only allergy meds ...that seem to work well for my wife, but the Benadryl makes her very drowsy.... "

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did nothing, benadryl helped but it made me so tired. The...
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" Mine were awful, clarityn did nothing, benadryl helped but it made me so tired. The pharmacist recommended calamine lotion which helped but I found it was... "

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Claritin since benedryl wasn't doing much for the rash....
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" ...leave the system though. We gave benedryl on Friday, Saturday and Sunday and we were told to switch to Claritin since benedryl wasn't doing much for the rash.... "

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and NOTHING has helped me. I have NEVER had any problems...
| www.babycrowd.com
" Well let's see - Claritin, Benadryl, Chlor Trimeton, Dimetapp, Clarinex syrup (Prescription med) and NOTHING has helped me. I have NEVER had any problems like this. I mean i've had... "

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