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How effective is Benadryl for The flu?

Overall ratings: 3.8/5
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 The flu. The study is created by eHealthMe based on 5 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.

The flu

The flu (the flu is caused by an influenza virus) (latest reports from 98,338 patients) can be treated by Tamiflu, Ibuprofen, Amoxicillin, Tylenol, Acetaminophen, Nyquil.

On Oct, 23, 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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