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User Reviews & Ratings - diphenhydramine oral


Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of diphenhydramine oral.

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Condition: Chronic Trouble Sleeping
12/9/2018 3:55:37 PM

Reviewer: Labrador, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Takes 45 min. before becoming effective before going to bed

Condition: Chronic Trouble Sleeping
8/27/2017 11:37:45 PM

Reviewer: Ross, 65-74 on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I've never had much trouble falling asleep but after maybe 1 1/2 hours I'd wake and not be able to get back to sleep. I've been using it for at least ten years and it's been working well for me all this time. I use a CPAP machine too and my using it drives my sleep doc nuts but she acknowledges that I need to be able to sleep so I just keep using it and with what I think are good ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Chronic Trouble Sleeping
4/23/2017 10:28:52 PM

Reviewer: Sleepy, 65-74 on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I recently read about a link between Diphenhydramine and dementia. The study was conducted by National Center fo Health Research. Couldn't find anything on webmd. I take Benadryl to help me sleep and it works just fine Since I read the article I am not sure of facts regarding the drug.

Condition: Chronic Trouble Sleeping
2/19/2017 8:47:47 PM

Reviewer: bluelava, 45-54 on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Before trying this med I had tried every prescription sleeping pill my Dr had to offer...they all gave me the next day "hangover" and grogginess effect and they really did not work that well...So I tried this, as a 50mg liquid dose, works great and does not give me the hangover or grogginess effect...I am concerned about long term use so I will discuss this with my Dr. But for me this w ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Chronic Trouble Sleeping
2/5/2017 9:41:29 AM

Reviewer: Marty, 55-64 on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I typically didn't have trouble falling asleep, my problem was staying asleep. I would wake up every few hours and not be able to get back to sleep. I found that talking one 50mg tablet of Diphenhydramine enables me to get the solid night sleep I need and wake up fully rested and alert. If I accidently forget to take one I immediately have interrupted sleep even if I'm unaware that I have ... Show Full Comment

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