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- What is a Peanut Allergy
- Foods to Avoid
- The Allergic Reaction
- Recognizing and Treating Anaphylaxis
- Epinephrine Auto-Injectors
- Medical ID Bracelets
- Support Groups
Peanut Free and Nut Free
Other Food Allergies
benadryl vs. epi-pen
I am quite new to pa (my 17 mo old son has it).
Last week we were issued an epi-pen. The allergist did not mention using benadryl, but I notice a lot of people seem to use benadryl when a reaction is first suspected.
My question is: when do you use benadryl and when do use the epi-pen?
For those who have administered benadryl: do you use adult benadryl or children's benadryl and how much do you give?
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