Benadryl

Last Update May 24, 2016
Benadryl is a skin medication and a systemic antihistamine.
Uses: Benadryl is approved for Allergy, Itching, Hives, Rash, Insomnia and Swelling and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. Read More
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Benadryl for treating Hives

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40,401 discussions
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371,343 discussions
Taken for: Allergy, Itching, Hives, Insomnia, Rash, Swelling, Anxiety*, Nausea, Headaches*, Cough, Vomiting, Withdrawal Symptoms*, Sleep Disorders*, Sneezing
Other names: Unisom, Anti Histamine, Allergy Medicine, Diphenhydramine HCl, Simply Sleep
Method of use: Injection, Ointment, Pill
Prescribing mode: OTC
*Off Label
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76,332 discussions
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Other names: Loratadine, Alavert, Children's Claritin, Non-Drowsy Allergy, Allerclear
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: OTC
*Off Label
3.4
Satisfaction
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Zyrtec
71,035 discussions
Taken for: Allergy, Itching, Hives*, Rash, Seasonal Allergies
Other names: Cetirizine, Reactine, Aller Tec, Piriteze, Children's Allergy Relief
Method of use: Pill, Syrup
Prescribing mode: OTC
*Off Label
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Diphenhydramine
32,487 discussions
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1.0
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Prednisone
570,340 discussions
Taken for: RA, Allergy, Swelling, Crohn's Disease, Ulcerative Colitis
Other names: Deltasone, Meticorten, Liquid Pred, Prednisone Intensol, Sterapred
Prescribing mode: Rx
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40,401 discussions
Taken for: Nausea, Vomiting, Insomnia, Morning Sickness*, Sleep Disorders
Other names: Benadryl, Doxylamine Succinate, Sleep Tabs, Sominex, Simply Sleep
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: OTC
*Off Label
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Allegra
44,062 discussions
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Other names: Fexofenadine, Aller-fex, Allegra ODT, MUCINEX ALLERGY, Wal-Fex Allergy
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Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
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160,932 discussions
Taken for: Reflux, GERD, Heartburn, Allergy*, Burps*
Other names: Ranitidine, Acid Control, Ranitidine HCl, Heartburn 200, Wal Zan
Method of use: Injection, Pill, Syrup
Prescribing mode: OTC
*Off Label
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17,713 discussions
Taken for: Itching, Anxiety, Allergy, Hives, Eczema
Other names: Hydroxyzine, Vistaril, Hydroxyzine HCl, Rezine, Hyzine
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
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Method of use: Injection, Pill, Syrup
Prescribing mode: Rx
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