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How effective is Benadryl for The flu?

Summary: 5 Benadryl users have rated its effectiveness for The flu.

Overall ratings: 3.8/5

This is a review of how effective Benadryl (diphenhydramine hydrochloride) is for The flu and for what kind of people. The study is created by eHealthMe 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.

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The flu

The flu (the flu is caused by an influenza virus) (latest reports from 23,441 patients) can be treated by Tamiflu, Amoxicillin, Ibuprofen, Tylenol, Acetaminophen, Nyquil.

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On Nov, 27, 2014: 5 people are studied for taking Benadryl in The flu




Benadryl effectiveness for The flu


Long term Benadryl effectiveness for The flu

Benadryl effectiveness for The flu (number of people):

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Overall01031
Long term
(1+ years)
00000

Gender of people who take Benadryl for The flu * :

FemaleMale
The flu60.00%40.00%

Age of people who take Benadryl for The flu * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
The flu0.00%0.00%0.00%40.00%20.00%40.00%0.00%0.00%

Who find Benadryl more effective for The flu?

Gender of people who find Benadryl more effective * :

FemaleMale
The flu75.00%25.00%

Age of people who find Benadryl more effective * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
The flu0.00%0.00%0.00%25.00%25.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • Dyphenhydramine and headaches horrible going one almost 24 hours a day for 4 weeks and cant get them to stop, now looking for cause . think its the dyphenhydramine im taking to help me sleep .
    (Posted by a 63 year old woman who has Headaches, and takes Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride)
    have been taking 3 dyphenhydramine for some time to help me sleep , just in last few weeks began having severe headache almost all the time.. cant get it to go away. just found out it can cause headache and am going to lower my intake to one per night and see if my headaches get better. am taking mi ...

  • Nightmare on benadryl
    (Posted by a 54 year old man who has Nightmare, Hard Time Sleeping, and takes Benadryl)
    After 5 nights without sleep and not having past bad dreams, the last 2 night's taking walfrin sub, for benadryl has terrified THE WORST OF WORST dream in my 55 years. Peaceful start of a dream then seeing myself or family,friends get slottard.crazy thing is I don't watch scary movies or the news. I ...

  • Benadryl completed suicide 50 year old
    (Posted by a 50 year old woman who has Completed Suicide, and takes Alcohol, Methenamine Hippurate, Xanax, Benadryl)
    My mother comitted suicide by taking a bottle of Benadryl. She also had been drinking, she had taken xanax and drank beer, she also took 300 Benadryl pills and started having seizures and went to the hospital was brain dead and her heart stopped the next morning.

  • Had nms in 2005, will trileptal increase chance of recurrence?
    (Posted by a 62 year old woman who has Narcolepsy, Prinzmetal's Angina , Antiphospholipid Syndrome, High Blood Pressure, Obsessive-compulsive Personality Disorder, Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome, Migraine With Aura, Herniated Intervertebral Disk, Osteoarthritis, Fibromyalgia, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Diabetes Mellitus Insulin-dependent, Bipolar I Disorder, and takes Benadryl, Baclofen, Plaquenil, Nitro-bid, Maxalt-mlt, Imitrex, Zofran Odt, Ms Contin, Clonidine, Amlodipine Besylate, Novolog Flexpen, Levemir Flexpen, Halcion, Valium, Primidone, Neurontin, Trileptal)
    In 2005 I had NMS, which was not detected by my drs for 4 months. I'd been on Lexapro & Seroquel for 2 yrs, but was weaned from Lexapro & placed on Lamictal 3/05. Began getting low-grade fevers, which I was told were not caused by the Lamictal. I quit taking it anyway, fevers (along with uncontrolla ...

  • Leg pain and occasional arm and hand pain
    (Posted by a 69 year old woman who has Lower Leg Pain, and takes Benadryl)
    I started having leg pains at night, lower leg felt like the muscle and bone were being pulled causing sharp pain. It was relieved by getting up and walking but would last most of the night. I finally realized after suffering this over and over for months, that it only happened when I had taken be ...

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