Categories: Antihistamines

Category: Antihistamines

Is It Safe To Take Xyzal Long-Term?
Antihistamines

Is It Safe To Take Xyzal Long-Term?

My 13-year-old takes prescription levocetirizine dihydrochloride oral solution (2.5mg/5ml) each day for severe allergies during April and May. They take 10 milliliters once a day. This liquid medicati...

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Safe To Take Benadryl For Sleep All The Time?
Antihistamines

Safe To Take Benadryl For Sleep All The Time?

Is it OK to take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) as a sleep aid regularly? I read that it may contribute to dementia.

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How Long Does Benadryl Last In Children?
Antihistamines

How Long Does Benadryl Last In Children?

My 7-year-old has been miserable with allergies. I gave her 7 mL of Benadryl and it didn't work so I gave her Zyrtec 7mL four hours later. After about 30 min she was totally asleep (it was also bedtim...

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How Often Can You Give Benadryl To Treat An Allergy?
Antihistamines

How Often Can You Give Benadryl To Treat An Allergy?

My husband broke out in hives all over his back and stomach, after pulling some honeysuckle vines off of s fence. We gave him 50 mg of Benadryl. How often can we do this, until it goes away? He is bre...

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Does Benadryl Help Treat Nasal Congestion?
Antihistamines

Does Benadryl Help Treat Nasal Congestion?

Does Benadryl help with congestion? I don't like taking Sudafed and was just wondering if it could help.

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When Does Benadryl Kick In?
Antihistamines

When Does Benadryl Kick In?

I want to take Benadryl for sleep and wondering when it will kick in. How soon before bed to take it?

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