User Reviews for Benadryl
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Reviews for Benadryl to treat Nausea/Vomiting
"ER gave me 25mg diphenhydramine IV for nausea. The only effect was delirium and a brief medication nap. I felt woozy and poisoned for at least two hours afterwards. It may work for others, but it certainly didn't help me."
Simon Charles (taken for less than 1 month) September 14, 2017
0 users found this comment helpful.
"I take Methotrexate weekly 25mg and have found that taking Benadryl at dose and 12 and 24hrs after my weekly dose help reduce the nausea"
Anonymous September 2, 2017
3 users found this comment helpful.
"I had a couple surgeries on my jaw where I could not open it fully for an extended period of time. I am already semi-allergic to pain meds / anesthesia (excessive vomiting and nausea) so I was terrified to take my pain killers after surgery. The nurse / doctor recommended taking a couple Benadryl tablets (25mg) before the pain meds and it worked wonders! The only side effect is drowsiness."
MarD24 June 5, 2016
22 users found this comment helpful.
"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."
Mmwillis December 29, 2015
49 users found this comment helpful.
"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."
A biotechnologist. (taken for less than 1 month) December 20, 2015
45 users found this comment helpful.
"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."
Andy D November 24, 2015
40 users found this comment helpful.
"I use it for nausea. It works wonders for me."
works! (taken for 10 years or more) October 2, 2015
54 users found this comment helpful.
"Great for nausea. However does cause sleepiness."
cd101617 (taken for 1 to 6 months) November 30, 2014
61 users found this comment helpful.
"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."
Anonymous June 15, 2012
101 users found this comment helpful.
"Didn't seem to work very well for me."
Anonymous April 12, 2012
13 users found this comment helpful.
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