Benadryl

Last Update February 14, 2016
Benadryl (diphen) is a brand name allergy medicine marketed over-the-counter drug by Johnson & Johnson subsidiary McNeil Consumer Heal...
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he bumps of the hives went away but the redness is still t...
| forum.baby-gaga.com
" Another Hives question... So I am pretty sure my daughter had an allergic reaction to eggs, I gave her Benadryl and the bumps of the hives went... "

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and grumpy. Does benadryl work at all for your hives? Deb T....
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" ...you have to take steroids. I hate taking them because they make me so hungry and grumpy. Does benadryl work at all for your hives? Deb... "

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was doing nothing for her hives but Zyrtec helped a great...
| forums.welltrainedmind.com
" ...tried other antihistamines besides Benedryl? Oldest dd developed an allergy basically to heat and the allergist said zyrtec was the best. Benedryl was doing nothing for her hives but Zyrtec... "

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my dog got hives all over her body, benadryl helped withing...
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" my dog got hives all over her body, benadryl helped withing 1/2 hour. Try,... "

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every 4 hrs, & my hives are pretty much under control...
| peanutallergy.com
" Thanks. I have heard about the allergy cup. That's what my dh & I think has happened. I've been taking benadryl every 4 hrs, & my hives are pretty much under control for the... "

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works super for my hives. I could live on the stuff....
| boards.parenthood.org
" Benedryl works super for my hives. I could live on the ...and infections work well. I know John has been sick for a long time. Where does he get all of his infections??? Is... "

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Singulair, we have had less hives. My other, non allergic...
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" ...started Singulair, we have had less hives. My other, non allergic son was covered in huge hives after a field trip to a local grove/animal rescue facility two weeks ago. He needed Benadryl and... "

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and his eyes swelled, benedryl brought it under control...
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" ...the pantry. One of the lids came loose (not off) releasing fumes. He broke out in severe hives and his eyes swelled, benedryl brought it under control (repeated doses). We now have 4 Epi-pen... "

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Benadryl I give her for the hives is clear.The Benadryl se...
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" ...any medication prior to the hives. The Benadryl I give her for the hives is clear. The Benadryl seems to be keeping ...itching at bay and the hives are fading. There have only ...first bit did... hoping... "

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the hives have eased up in the last week or so....
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" Fortunatley, the hives have eased up in the last week or so. I take a Benadryl now and then but hives are much better. I still get a red rash sometimes. Lasts maybe 30 minutes and goes away.... "

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Benadryl
365,535 discussions
Taken for: Allergies, Itching, Hives, Rash, Insomnia, Swelling, Anxiety*, Nausea, Headaches*, Cough, Vomiting, Withdrawal*, Not Sleeping*, Sneezing, Common Cold
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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Claritin
75,758 discussions
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Other names: Loratadine, Alavert, Children's Claritin, Non-Drowsy Allergy, Wal Itin
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: OTC
*Off Label
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Zyrtec
69,920 discussions
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Other names: Cetirizine, Reactine, Wal-Zyr, Aller Tec, Benadryl Allergy
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Diphenhydramine
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Other names: Benadryl, Unisom, Anti Histamine, Nytol, Diphen
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Prednisone
559,993 discussions
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Other names: Deltasone, Meticorten, Liquid Pred, Prednisone Intensol, Orasone
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Unisom
39,583 discussions
Taken for: Nausea, Vomiting, Insomnia, Morning Sickness*, Allergies
Other names: Benadryl, Doxylamine Succinate, Sleep Tabs, Sominex, Simply Sleep
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: OTC
*Off Label
3.2
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Allegra
43,577 discussions
Taken for: Allergies, Itching, Hives*, Seasonal Allergies
Other names: Fexofenadine, Aller-fex, Allegra ODT, Allergy Cream, Wal-Fex Allergy
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
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Other names: Ranitidine, Heartburn Relief, Acid Control, Ranitidine HCl, Heartburn 200
Method of use: Injection, Pill, Syrup
Prescribing mode: OTC
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17,558 discussions
Taken for: Itching, Allergies, Anxiety, 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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