3 patient evaluations for Diphenhydramine with a side effects rating of Severe

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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

  • 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 (drowsiness, brain fog)
  • 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

Aug 30, 2008 (Started Nov 10, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for tremor(s))
  • Side effects
    Severe (sleepiness, brain fog)
  • 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
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