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I took 1 atarax 25mg but it's been almost an hour and my lip

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I took 1 atarax 25mg for hives but it's been almost an hour and my lip is swelling is it ok to take benadryl?
JA: The Doctor will need to help you with this. Please give me a bit more information, so the Doctor can help you best.
Customer: No sob. I've been breaking out in hives almost daily for the past 5-6 weeks. Was prescribed atarax 25mg to help with any itching, I rarely take it just allegra and zantac daily. Today the hives broke out later in the day.. Swelling of my top lip has begun.
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Customer: No that's all the info I have.
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

Thanks for this question.

Yes, it is.

but if the lip swells any more you need to go to ER

this is very dangerous