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Can i take benadryl when i take hydrocodone-chlorpheniram

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can i take benadryl when i take hydrocodone-chlorpheniram susp?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 5 years ago.
Hello
Not unless your doctor is supervising.
this combination would have to be monitored closely as very adverse reactions can occur including anti-cholinergic syndrome.
This could have severe side effects.
good luck

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Customer: replied 5 years ago.
the cough meds makes me itch cause of the narcotics side effect! I think she said to take a brnadryl when i take it but dont remember for sure?
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 5 years ago.
Then go cautiously , start with 25 mg, and report to your doctor.
Or, better yet...
wait until tomorrow and clarify
Best home remedy for itching
1 gallon of milk in the bath
good luck
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