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Can you take Benadryl D while taking amoxicillin?

There are no direct drug interactions between Benadryl D (diphenhydramine, pseudoephedrine) and amoxicillin. They may be taken together if needed.

Take the amoxicillin antibiotic until finished. The Benadryl product may cause drowsiness. Be careful if you must be alert. 

The decongestant part of the Benadryl D, pseudoephedrine (Sudafed) can be a problem if you have high blood pressure or heart disease. Please speak to physician before taking this if this applies to you.

Can you take Benadryl D while taking amoxicillin?

There are no direct drug interactions between Benadryl D (diphenhydramine, pseudoephedrine) and amoxicillin. They may be taken together if needed.

Take the amoxicillin antibiotic until finished. The Benadryl product may cause drowsiness. Be careful if you must be alert. 

The decongestant part of the Benadryl D, pseudoephedrine (Sudafed) can be a problem if you have high blood pressure or heart disease. Please speak to physician before taking this if this applies to you.

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