Benadryl (diphenhydramine)

If you have a allergic reaction do you take Benadryl?

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05/07/2008

This would depend on your allergic reaction and you individually. Benadryl is an anti-histamine. Some people with certain health conditions or who are on certain medications cannot have anti-histamine medicines. Also, if your tongue, lips, throat, or eyes swell up a lot or you are having trouble breathing- you should go to the emergency room. If none of the above apply- and you are having a mild episode of hives or a mild rash or if you have seasonal allergies, you should be fine.