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When life keeps you up don't buy Zzzquil

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Explaining an easy way to save money on your over the counter sleep aid.
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Fernanda Hernandez (11 days ago)
Isn't Benadryl for allergies? Should I take Benadryl to help me sleep even tho I don't have allergies?
Jeff the Pharmacist (8 days ago)
Zzzzquil is just Benadryl (diphenhydramine). Side effect of Benadryl is sleepiness so the company markets it as a sleep aid.
Tim Reynolds (24 days ago)
I was up for 3 days straight and I took a small amount of benadryl and ended up puking for 12 hours straight
Jeff the Pharmacist (22 days ago)
Thats crazy
KONGONTOWER (1 month ago)
What would you recommend for helping me get more sleep? I’m 26 work in construction and am conscious about my eating habits, however I only get about 3-4 hrs. Of sleep on average.
Jeff the Pharmacist (1 month ago)
The most effective methods are non drug. Waking up the same time every day, avoiding alcohol, hang overs can cause mad insomnia, not sitting in bed reading or playing with your phone. I have the same issue what has helped me is running in the morning and getting up before I have to. It is hard to do that but worth it. OTC drugs are limited to Benadryl (diphenhydramine), doxylamine Unisom: https://amzn.to/2s41j60 or melatonin. The doxylamine was a little better for me than the benadryl. Nyquil has doxylamine in it but Zzzquil has diphenhydramine. I didn't really understand why they didn't use the same stuff Nyquil has in it. Melatonin is probably less effective unless your issue is late night shift work or jet lag.

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