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  • Benadryl and Atenelol

    Hi, I am quite the worrier when it comes to mixing meds(or taking meds period), and am wondering if there is anything I should be concerned about with taking Benadryl while taking Atenelol. My Dr told me to use it because I have a hard time sleeping and night time allergy symptoms(although no comfirmed allergies).

    Or would I be better off just taking a Gravol or some OTC sleeping aid. My mom takes Gravol when she can't sleep.

    Thanks

    Pam
    It's not what you gather, but what you scatter that tells what kind of life you have lived.

    Dx in Feb/99. Obstructed. No ICD, no surgeries, no family history. 2 sons ages 14 and 6.

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    Re: Benadryl and Atenelol

    Pam,

    I think that Benedryl is OK with most HCM meds, although I do not know specifically about Atenolol. Be sure that it is just Benedryl, however, as sometimes it is combined with stimulants, which are not safe. I use the offbrands whenever I have allergy problems at night.

    Rhoda

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      Re: Benadryl and Atenelol

      2 benadryl will put you to sleep nicely and stop your runny nose. i take benadryl and atenolol together all the time. no troubles.

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