... such long term use can lead to adverse side effects? Thanks, Jim
22 Aug 2013
It's difficult to say what the long term side effects of taking half a tablet of Simply Sleep (diphenhydramine) will be. You may develop a tolerance to the dose or become totally dependent on it to fall asleep.
Other then that it's hard to say about effects in the future.
23 Aug 2013
Hi, i agree, you may build a tolerance and find that you need to increase your dose. However if you have managed on this small dose for almost a year, you are doing OK. There is the potential for withdrawals if you decide to stop taking this medication, and your sleep could be affected. It would be a good idea to discuss this with your doctor when you visit next and ask for their advice...
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