14 patient evaluations for Diphenhydramine with a cost of < $25

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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

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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

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Feb 10, 2015 (Started Dec 11, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for itching)
  • Side effects
    Severe (drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Oct 19, 2012 (Started Dec 11, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for itching)
  • Side effects
    Severe (drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Completely stops the itching, so I can sleep. I only take it at night, so the drowsiness side effect is a good thing!
Cost: < $25 monthly

Dec 18, 2011 (Started Dec 11, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for itching)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed

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Sep 5, 2013 (Started Feb 02, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for allergies)
  • Side effects
    Mild (sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Apr 18, 2013 (Started Feb 02, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for allergies)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I only take this medication as needed. It is the only "allergy" relief medication that I can find. The only problem that I have is if I take it during the day it's going to put me to sleep no matter how hard I try to stay awake. It works great for my allergies, but it's terrible to take every day as prescribed on the back of the box. I use the over the counter Benadryl.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Jan 2, 2011 (Started Nov 27, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I found Rite Aid makes Sleep Aid...same active ingredient...about $10 for 100@25mg
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Dec 7, 2010 (Started Dec 07, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Treat side effects of another treatment)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: rubbing the benadryl on after each injection has prevented any itching and or swelling of area- i have sensitive skin - this really works for me
Cost: < $25 monthly

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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

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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

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Feb 5, 2010 (Started Dec 04, 2009)

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

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Feb 2, 2010 (Started Jan 01, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for sleep problems)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (grogginess in morning, drowsiness)
  • 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 (grogginess in morning, drowsiness)
  • 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

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