23 patient evaluations for Diphenhydramine

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Aug 30, 2008 (Started Nov 10, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for tremor(s))
  • Side effects
    Severe (brain fog, sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: Do not take that much Benadryl unless a Neuro tells you. I can't believe I took this much because a family Dr. told me.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: brain fog, sleepiness

  • 1 helpful mark

Jan 9, 2009 (Started Mar 02, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 1, 2009 (Started Jan 25, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (restless feeling in legs, drowsiness, sinus infection)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Side effects: drowsiness, sinus infection, restless feeling in legs

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 15, 2009 (Started Oct 12, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for itchy scalp)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for itchy hands)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for itchy soles of feet)
  • Side effects
    Severe (brain fog, drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This makes me incredibly sleepy and I am now very iritable, though I am not sure what is causing that.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: drowsiness, brain fog, brain fog

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 10, 2010 (Started May 01, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (hangover effect)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: hangover effect

Jan 1, 2010 (Started May 01, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (hangover effect)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: hangover effect

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 5, 2010 (Started Dec 04, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for itching)
  • Side effects
    Mild (drowsy in morning)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: drowsy in morning

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 2, 2010 (Started Jan 01, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for sleep problems)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (drowsiness, grogginess in morning)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Every Other Week
Advice & Tips: Groginess
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: grogginess in morning, drowsiness, brain fog

Dec 20, 2009 (Started Jan 01, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for sleep problems)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (drowsiness, grogginess in morning)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Weekly
Advice & Tips: I continue to take over the counter sleep aids (same active ingredient as in Benadryl) several times a week.
Side effects: grogginess in morning, drowsiness, brain fog

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 22, 2010 (Started )

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for sleep problems)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 11, 2009 (Started Feb 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: I started taking Benadryl to counteract the Insomnia that started after taking Sinemet.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 15, 2010 (Started Dec 22, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for excess saliva)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Feb 9, 2010 (Started Dec 22, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for excess saliva)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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