6 patient evaluations for Diphenhydramine taken for the purpose of 'insomnia' with a perceived effectiveness rating of Moderate

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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

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 21, 2015 (Started Dec 04, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 9, 2013 (Started Sep 08, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for itching)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Safe lack of side effects and good at reducing itchiness, so helps with sleep

  • 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

Mar 1, 2009 (Started Jan 25, 2009)

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

  • 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
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