meds with benadryl in them

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By giester2 on Wed, 07-18-07, 14:01

As many of you know benadryl's other name is Diphenhydramine. Now when I have a reaction, Benadryl liquid is my preferred choice (works quickly), but there have been times that I didn't have it on me when I have had a reaction (I know stupid), and I needed to get something quickly.

The last time this happened the closest place that was open was a convience store, and they didn't have benadryl but they did have Tylenol PM, which just happens to contain 25mg of Diphenhydramine per pill. It saved me.

After that experience I thought it would be a good idea to find out what other OTC meds had Diphenhydramine, just in case. Below is list that I got off several medical sites on the internet of meds that contain Diphenhydramine :

Alka-Seltzer PM
Bayer PM
Doan's PM
Excedrin PM
Legatrin PM
Simply Sleep
Sudafed (they say it has it but I am not sure)
Tylenol Allergy
Tylenol PM
Tylenol Flu Nighttime Relief

Please only use these meds as a last resort (your in small town late at night, travelling, camping out), and always read the ingredients to verify it does contain Dihenhydramine


Allergies Peanuts, Tree Nuts, Wheat, Soy, Rice, Raw Fruits, Raw Vegetables, Melons, too many airbornes to list

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By Adele on Wed, 07-18-07, 14:20

Thanks for the information! Before I knew I was PA, I would take Tylenol PM when I travelled. I would also eat more things with peanuts when I was travelling - so the Tylenol PM probably prevented a reaction a time or two without me knowing it.

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By Jana R on Wed, 07-18-07, 16:10

Great list! Here's what my son carries for an easy dose of diphenhydramine:

TheraFlu Thin Strips Multi symptom






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By Corvallis Mom on Wed, 07-18-07, 20:57

Triaminic Thin Strips: Cough and Runny Nose contain 12.5 mg diphenhydramine each.

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