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I have been taking phenergen for a year or so to help me…

I have been taking phenergen...
I have been taking phenergen for a year or so to help me sleep as I have anxiety. I have slowly come off it as of a week ago but noticed I can’t sleep very well. Will I ever be able to fall asleep naturally again?
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yes, you can sleep.

regular exercise can help you sleep better.

melatonin 1-3mg at night time can help your sleep.

for some patients, they can use 25mg of benadryl to help their sleep.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Thank you! Is Benadryl similar to phenergen do I need a script?

you are welcome

benadryl is over the counter and you don't need a prescription.

it is also called diphenhydramine 25mg and is an antihistamine first generation and can cause you to be a bit drowsy.

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