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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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Benadryl vs Hydroxyzine HCl

Benadryl
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Hydroxyzine HCl
Other name: Unisom Unisom
Other name: Atarax Atarax
Satisfaction Score
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3.0
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.0
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Itching
2.1
Concern level
2.9
Helpfulness
for Itching
4.5
Concern level
3.2
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Nausea
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Withdrawal*
Not Sleeping*
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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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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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Tingling
1
Wheezing
1
Chicken Pox
1
Paranoia
1
Diabetes
1
Nightmares
1
Joint Pain
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Dry Mouth
1
Contractions
1
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Depression
8
RLS
5
Dizzy
5
Dry Mouth
3
Hemolysis
3
Manic
2
Diabetes
2
Tingling
2
Migraines
2
Hallucinations
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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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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or me than benedryl, etc. They help the itching without d...
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" ...my sinus's so much I asked the 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... "

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5 mg on bad nights and it helps with the itch and sleeping....
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" ...me to fall asleep. I also take hydroxyzine Hcl 25 mg on bad nights and it helps with the itch and sleeping. My mfm prescribed it to me after I also complained that Benadryl didn't work and made baby... "

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prescribed hydroxyzine hcl for me. It works better than...
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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 ...prescribe you something stronger than benedryl.... "

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itchy they gave me hydroxyzine HCL tablets 25mg. They work...
" ...Dove soap, and my 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... "

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

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is a little better but now I've developed a slightly wheezy...
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" ...you now? I was prescribed Cipro for a UTI for ...toe. 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... "

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

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similar to Benadryl) helped me a lot. It can...
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" ... I personally found that atarax (Hydroxyzine HCl - most commonly used as an antihistamine, similar to Benadryl) helped me a lot.  It can... "

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I was immune to that symptom of it. Have you tried benedryl
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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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Dr and was prescribed w/Hydroxyzine HCL 25mg. I took before...
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" I was diagnosed with Physical Urticaria (form of Hives) about ...flared up till now. Took Benadryl everyday for 1 month only ...relief. Finally went to Dr and was prescribed w/Hydroxyzine HCL 25mg. I took... "

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