5 patient evaluations for Diphenhydramine with a burden rating of A little hard to take

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Sep 22, 2016 (Started Sep 14, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for allergic contact dermatitis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Four times daily
Advice & Tips: Been taking Benadryl as a sleeping aid for years in conjunction with Tylenol after I had a NASTY experience with generic Ambien. Have gotten used to it, but really appreciated its effectiveness during my current bout with poison oak.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 21, 2016 (Started Jul 09, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I have taken it in conjunction with Acetominophen for many years (generic Tylenol PM), but recently confirmed its effectiveness and safety with my doctor.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 18, 2015 (Started Mar 18, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 9, 2012 (Started May 15, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for food allergy)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for seasonal allergy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 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
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