Limiting your use of anticholinergic medications (for example, over-the-counter meds such as Benedryl
and other sedating antihistamines, as well as prescription meds, such as those prescribed for an overactive bladder) may help to protect you from cognitive impairment.
I've always wondered what combining Benedryl
with lemons and oranges would produce.
A one-time dose of antihistamine such as Benedryl
can often relieve symptoms.
After living on concentrated doses of Benedryl
and Claritin, the final blotch disappeared and the last blister popped.
A familiar drug that's not recommended for seniors is the decongestant and allergy drug diphenhydramine, better known as Benedryl
, because it can have an extra sedative effect and cause confusion.
It was a full week, and 20 or so doses of Benedryl
later, before my ear had shrunk back to its usual size.
The makers of Benedryl
Allergy Relief, a non-sedative antihistamine, have published an information booklet on allergy.
(diphenhydramine) is an antihistamine that is useful for allergies and some allergic reactions.