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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 vs Hydroxyzine

Benadryl
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Hydroxyzine
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 Allergies
1.8
Concern level
2.9
Helpfulness
for Allergies
3.5
Concern level
2.9
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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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Hydroxyzine ( sold as Vistaril, Atarax) is a first-generation antihistamine of the diphenylmethane and piperazine classes. It was first synthesized by Union Chimique Belge in 1956 and was marketed by Pfizer in the United States later the sam...
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Addiction
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Tingling
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Wheezing
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Chicken Pox
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Paranoia
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Diabetes
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Nightmares
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Joint Pain
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Dry Mouth
1
Contractions
1
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Depression
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Dizzy
4
Weight Gain
3
Euphoria
3
Dry Mouth
3
RLS
2
Migraines
1
Psychotic
1
Palpitations
1
Nightmares
1
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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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About Hydroxyzine
Hydroxyzine ( sold as Vistaril, Atarax) is a first-generation antihistamine of the diphenylmethane and piperazine classes. It was first synthesized by Union Chimique Belge in 1956 and was marketed by Pfizer in the United States later the sam...
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" Benadryl helped me but the hydroxyzine worked better in the beginning when I was pretty bad.... "

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" Hydroxyzine was a huge benefit for me. I started with Benadryl, which helped, but the Hydroxyzine worked better. It helped with... "

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August 2011, and nothing has changed except peeing more...
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" ...for pregnancy. I did switch from hydroxyzine to Benadryl, but I haven't noticed a different. I have been in remission since August 2011, and nothing has changed except peeing more. Which I... "

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to using Benodryl. While it helps, I have had more desi...
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" ...was approved except for my Hydroxyzine and my Ketaconzole. The Hydroxyzine really helped me, and I have been on it for YEARS! Suddenly it's been rejected and I can't take it now. What am I supposed... "

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to benadryl because it's so much cheaper. It works just as...
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" I have used hydroxyzine before and switched to benadryl because it's so much cheaper. It works just as well at 100mg at night of Benadryl. Hydroxyzine works on Mast Cells which ...bladder. I've found... "

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years ago, but Benadryl did help me. Later I switched to...
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" ...hydro several years ago, but Benadryl did help me. Later I switched to the hydroxyzine which I think helped... "

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I used OTC Benadryl and it seemed to work for me....
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" Have you tried any antihistamines? Hydroxyzine is a common med prescribed ...which is an antihistamine. Before I tried the hydroxyzine I used OTC Benadryl and it seemed to work for me. Others here... "

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nadryl tablets at first but this stuff worked much better....
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" ...got an rx for Hydroxyzine and it helps tremendously. It also works really well to help ...of meds as Zyrtec. I tried Benadryl tablets at first but this stuff... "

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that Benadryl quits working on me in about 4 weeks time. I...
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" ...effectiveness. I noticed that Benadryl quits working on me in about 4 weeks time. I used the hydroxyzine for my bladder at one time and it seemed to be effective the longest. It helped my... "

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it doesn't do anything for me... doesn't even...
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" ...40.   I actually do have Hydroxyzine but it doesn't do anything for me... doesn't even make me drowsy! My doctor told me it's kind of like a hopped up benadryl. I really wish it did help... "

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