3 patient evaluations for Diphenhydramine taken for the purpose of 'itching'

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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

Sep 9, 2013 (Started Sep 08, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for itching)
  • 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 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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