68 yrs old. Is it safe ?
Is Benadryl safe for seniors?
Question posted by klmjdm106 on 28 Jan 2022
Last updated on 29 January 2022
"Over-the-counter sleep aids, especially those that contain diphenhydramine (like Benadryl), are a relatively common choice for people with insomnia.
However, older people shouldn't use medicines containing diphenhydramine, as they may be prone to dangerous side effects, including:
- Benadryl uses and safety info
- Benadryl prescribing info & package insert (for Health Professionals)
- Side effects of Benadryl (detailed)
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