Benadryl

Last Update May 30, 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 Swelling

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Benadryl is approved for Swelling.

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Benadryl
372,264 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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Satisfaction
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Other names: Acetaminophen, Excedrin, Tylenol With Codeine, Infant's Tylenol, Tylenol Cold
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Prednisone
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Other names: Deltasone, Meticorten, Liquid Pred, Prednisone Intensol, Sterapred
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Satisfaction
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Ibuprofen
487,371 discussions
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Other names: Advil, Motrin, Nurofen, Ibu, Midol
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190,562 discussions
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Other names: Ibuprofen, Advil, Midol, Children's Motrin, Nuprin
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: OTC
4.0
Satisfaction
3.4
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Advil
235,638 discussions
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Other names: Ibuprofen, Motrin, Midol, Nuprin, Advil Cold & Sinus
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: OTC
3.7
Satisfaction
3.4
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Aspirin
478,191 discussions
Taken for: Pain, Headaches, Clotting Disorder, Miscarriage*, Blood Clots
Other names: Baby Aspirin, Aspirin Lo Dose, Coated Aspirin, Enteric Coated Aspirin, Bayer Aspirin
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Prescribing mode: OTC
*Off Label
3.5
Satisfaction
2.0
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Decadron
23,606 discussions
Taken for: Nausea*, Cancer, Swelling, Vomiting*, Brain Swelling
Other names: Dexamethasone, Hexadrol, Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate, Dexasone, Dexone
Method of use: Eye Drops, Eye Ointment, Injection, Nasal Spray, Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
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Satisfaction
3.4
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Aleve
77,432 discussions
Taken for: Pain, Headaches, Swelling, Cramping, Migraines*
Other names: Naproxen, Naproxen Sodium, Naprosyn, Midol, Anaprox
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: OTC
*Off Label
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Satisfaction
3.5
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Methotrexate
262,321 discussions
Taken for: RA, Psoriasis, Arthritis, Psoriatic Arthritis*, Lupus*
Other names: Trexall, Rheumatrex, Methotrexate (Anti-Rheumatic), Folex PFS
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
3.1
Satisfaction
2.0
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Swelling medications
Benadryl
372,264 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
3.7
Satisfaction
2.3
Helpfulness
Tylenol
701,179 discussions
Taken for: Pain, Headaches, Fever, Teething, Migraines
Other names: Acetaminophen, Excedrin, Tylenol With Codeine, Infant's Tylenol, Tylenol Cold
Method of use: Oral Drops, Pill, Rectal Ointment
Prescribing mode: OTC
3.0
Satisfaction
2.0
Helpfulness
Prednisone
571,209 discussions
Taken for: RA, Allergy, Swelling, Crohn's Disease, Ulcerative Colitis
Other names: Deltasone, Meticorten, Liquid Pred, Prednisone Intensol, Sterapred
Prescribing mode: Rx
3.2
Satisfaction
2.3
Helpfulness
Ibuprofen
487,371 discussions
Taken for: Pain, Headaches, Swelling, Cramping, Fever
Other names: Advil, Motrin, Nurofen, Ibu, Midol
Method of use: Injection, Oral Gel, Pill
Prescribing mode: OTC
3.9
Satisfaction
4.0
Helpfulness
Motrin
190,562 discussions
Taken for: Pain, Fever, Teething, Headaches, Swelling
Other names: Ibuprofen, Advil, Midol, Children's Motrin, Nuprin
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: OTC
4.0
Satisfaction
3.4
Helpfulness
Advil
235,638 discussions
Taken for: Pain, Headaches, Cramping, Swelling, Fever
Other names: Ibuprofen, Motrin, Midol, Nuprin, Advil Cold & Sinus
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: OTC
3.7
Satisfaction
3.4
Helpfulness
Aspirin
478,191 discussions
Taken for: Pain, Headaches, Clotting Disorder, Miscarriage*, Blood Clots
Other names: Baby Aspirin, Aspirin Lo Dose, Coated Aspirin, Enteric Coated Aspirin, Bayer Aspirin
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: OTC
*Off Label
3.5
Satisfaction
2.0
Helpfulness
Decadron
23,606 discussions
Taken for: Nausea*, Cancer, Swelling, Vomiting*, Brain Swelling
Other names: Dexamethasone, Hexadrol, Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate, Dexasone, Dexone
Method of use: Eye Drops, Eye Ointment, Injection, Nasal Spray, Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
3.6
Satisfaction
3.4
Helpfulness
Aleve
77,432 discussions
Taken for: Pain, Headaches, Swelling, Cramping, Migraines*
Other names: Naproxen, Naproxen Sodium, Naprosyn, Midol, Anaprox
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: OTC
*Off Label
4.0
Satisfaction
3.5
Helpfulness
Methotrexate
262,321 discussions
Taken for: RA, Psoriasis, Arthritis, Psoriatic Arthritis*, Lupus*
Other names: Trexall, Rheumatrex, Methotrexate (Anti-Rheumatic), Folex PFS
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
3.1
Satisfaction
2.0
Helpfulness
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