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User Reviews for Diphenhydramine

Also known as: 40 Winks, Aler-Dryl, Aler-Tab, Alka-Seltzer Plus Allergy, Aller-G-Time, Allergia-C, Allermax, Altaryl, Banaril, Banophen, Beldin, Belix, Ben-Tann, Benadryl, Benadryl Allergy, ...show all 96 brand names

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Diphenhydramine Rating Summary

7.8/10 Average Rating

11 Ratings with 9 User Reviews

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Reviews for Diphenhydramine to treat Nausea/Vomiting

Benadryl (diphenhydramine): "I get severe migraines and was given this in the hospital instead of traditional nausea meds. It work well and I now use it at home and actually works better than Zofran or Phenagren."

   
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Mmwillis December 29, 2015

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Benadryl (diphenhydramine): "I got a severe back injury about 2 years ago. Couldn't function pain was so bad. So my doctor started putting me on codiene, then vicoden, then tramadol, and then so on but they all gave me hours of vomiting, gut wrenching cramps, and sweating. Read about benadryl being used to prevent this side effect. I took 3 25 mg tabs. I know that is one over recommended but I was desperate. 35 mins later I was sitting with my kids and not the trash can for the first time in a while. I can't believe I didn't figure this out sooner especially with a biotech degree."

   
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A biotechnologist. (taken for less than 1 month) December 20, 2015

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Benadryl (diphenhydramine): "I have Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome and take Benadryl everyday. It helps take the edge off. There are less side effects than other anti nausea medications and is safest for the body."

   
9.0

Andy D November 24, 2015

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"I tried everything yesterday to stop throwing up acid. I went from Nexium to Zantac to pepto to tums, nothing helped and it all just came back up an hour later. Thankfully my brother is a paramedic and told me about how they use benedryl for their nausea patients so I took 3 of the 25mg tablets and it worked!!"

   
10

Morgan Denee November 15, 2015

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Benadryl (diphenhydramine): "I use it for nausea. It works wonders for me."

   
10

works! (taken for 10 years or more) October 2, 2015

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Benadryl (diphenhydramine): "Great for nausea. However does cause sleepiness."

   
9.0

cd101617 (taken for 1 to 6 months) November 30, 2014

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Benadryl (diphenhydramine): "I have emtophobia, that is, a pervasive fear of vomiting. I do not know if this affects vomiting, but if I feel nauseous, Benadryl works wonders. My stomach settles right down and my anxiety lowers just enough for me to deal with it without the use of benzodiazepines."

   
7.0

Anonymous June 15, 2012

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Benadryl (diphenhydramine): "Didn't seem to work very well for me."

   
2.0

Anonymous April 12, 2012

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"I had a severe migraine, was driven to the hospital when regular pain relievers did not work. I was given IV Benadryl along with an anti-nausea medicine and fluids. I felt sleepy almost immediately, and my pain was lessened. The huge down side was that I felt a huge amount of anxiety for 48 hours afterward. I do not suffer from anxiety normally. I believe this was an adverse reaction of the Benadryl. "

   
4.0

Anonymous March 6, 2010

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