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How effective is Benadryl for Sinus infection (Sinusitis)?
Overall ratings: 3.0/5
On a scale of 1 to 5: 1=not at all, 2=somewhat, 3=moderate, 4=high, 5=very high
This is a review of how effective Benadryl (diphenhydramine hydrochloride) is for Sinus infection. The study is created by eHealthMe based on 7 reports from user community and is updated continuously.
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What is Benadryl
Benadryl (latest outcomes from 29,359 users) has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies.
Sinus infection (inflammation of sinus) (latest reports from 231,888 patients) can be treated by Azithromycin, Amoxicillin, Levaquin, Augmentin '875', Avelox, Zithromax.
On Nov, 23, 2014: 7 people are studied for taking Benadryl in Sinus infection
Benadryl effectiveness for Sinus infection (number of people):
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high |
Gender of people who take Benadryl for Sinus infection * :
|Sinus infection||57.14%||42.86% |
Age of people who take Benadryl for Sinus infection * :
|Sinus infection||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||14.29%||42.86%||14.29%||28.57%||0.00% |
Who find Benadryl more effective for Sinus infection?
Gender of people who find Benadryl more effective * :
|Sinus infection||100.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who find Benadryl more effective * :
|Sinus infection||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):
- What causes a headache only when coughing or shaking the head?
(Asked by a 57 year old man who has Headache, and takes Benadryl)
Head hurts only when shaken or I cough. I suspect benadryl or amytriptaline
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(Asked by a 24 year old man who has Ringing In The Ears, and takes Dicyclomine Hydrochloride, Benadryl, Tylenol, Lialda, Azathioprine, Prednisone, Ambien, Zoloft)
I've been on most of the medications for more than a year and it hasn't been that bad getting used to them. But I've been on Zoloft and ambien for about a month now, and I've been noticing a lot of side effects. The one I just recently noticed and that has been driving me completely insane, is the r ...
- Is it safe to take effexor and ibuprophen?
(Asked by a 61 year old woman who has High Blood Cholesterol, Diabetes Mellitus Non Insulin-dependent, Sinusitis, Generalised Anxiety Disorder, and takes Venlafaxine Hydrochloride, Levocetirizine Dihydrochloride, Doxycycline, Alprazolam, Acetaminophen, Ibuprofen, Tradjenta, Crestor)
Have sinus infection which I'm taking doxycycline and ibuprophen for headache. I also take Venlafaxine for GAD. Is it okay to take Advil or acetaminophen while taking venlafaxine, not at the same time??
- I have a-fib after taking benadryl. i've been off it for a few days, but flutters remain. how long does it last?
(Asked by a 86 year old woman who has Atrial Fibrillation/flutter, and takes Benadryl)
I took 6 pills a day for a week, have been off medication for several days, but A-Fib symptoms continue.
- Can eczema of scalp cause headaches
(Asked by a 71 year old woman who has Scalp Eczema And Headache, and takes Benadryl)
I had had headaches for some weeks with burning sensation of hairline and scalp which has now been diagmpsed as eczema of the scalp. Inflamation markers are up in blood count
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(Posted by a 58 year old woman who has Cough, Chest Tightness, Sinusitis, and takes Levaquin)
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(Posted by a 69 year old woman who has Lower Leg Pain, and takes Benadryl)
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