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How effective is Benadryl for Stuffy nose (Nasal congestion)?

Overall ratings: 3.2/5
Long term ratings: 3.3/5
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 Stuffy nose. The study is created by eHealthMe based on 21 reports from user community and is updated continuously.

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What is Benadryl

Benadryl (latest outcomes from 29,348 users) has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies.

Stuffy nose

Stuffy nose (blockage of the nasal passages usually due to membranes lining the nose becoming swollen from inflamed blood vessels) (latest reports from 78,236 patients) can be treated by Sudafed 12 Hour, Pseudoephedrine Hydrochloride, Nasonex, Mucinex, Mucinex D, Fluticasone Propionate.

On Oct, 31, 2014: 21 people are studied for taking Benadryl in Stuffy nose




Benadryl effectiveness for Stuffy nose


Long term Benadryl effectiveness for Stuffy nose

Benadryl effectiveness for Stuffy nose (number of people):

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Overall14862
Long term
(1+ years)
00210

Gender of people who take Benadryl for Stuffy nose * :

FemaleMale
Stuffy nose61.90%38.10%

Age of people who take Benadryl for Stuffy nose * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Stuffy nose9.52%19.05%19.05%0.00%23.81%14.29%9.52%4.76%

Who find Benadryl more effective for Stuffy nose?

Gender of people who find Benadryl more effective * :

FemaleMale
Stuffy nose62.50%37.50%

Age of people who find Benadryl more effective * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Stuffy nose0.00%25.00%25.00%0.00%12.50%25.00%12.50%0.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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