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Can I take Benadryl and Valtrex at the same time?

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Can I take Benadryl if I am taking Valtrex?

Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Owen replied 6 years ago.

Absolutely - you can take both - there is no interaction and Benadryl is an antihistamine for allergies (and also helps you sleep), and Valtrex (also known as valacyclovir) is usually used for herpes infections.
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