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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 29,335 users) has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies.
Stuffy nose (blockage of the nasal passages usually due to membranes lining the nose becoming swollen from inflamed blood vessels) (latest reports from 78,357 patients) can be treated by Sudafed 12 Hour, Pseudoephedrine Hydrochloride, Nasonex, Mucinex, Mucinex D, Fluticasone Propionate.
On Oct, 21, 2014: 21 people are studied for taking Benadryl in Stuffy nose
Benadryl effectiveness for Stuffy nose (number of people):
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high |
Gender of people who take Benadryl for Stuffy nose * :
|Stuffy nose||61.90%||38.10% |
Age of people who take Benadryl for Stuffy nose * :
|Stuffy nose||9.52%||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 * :
|Stuffy nose||62.50%||37.50% |
Age of people who find Benadryl more effective * :
|Stuffy nose||0.00%||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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