Pregnancy: Ages 18-24 Community
first trimester and i took benadryl
About This Community:

A community of expecting mothers (18 to 24 Years Old) offering support through pregnancy and childbirth. Ask a question, join a conversation, share experiences.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

first trimester and i took benadryl

Hi, my name is Priscilla and I am 10 weeks pregnant, my allergies are really bad and I called my doctor and he said it was ok for me to take Benadryl, I took only one capsule (25mg) but i am really scared, what if i loose the baby?? or the baby doesnt develop the way it was supposed to because i took the medication??? if somebody else had the same experience please let me know!!
appreciated
Related Discussions
5 Comments Post a Comment
Blank
910870_tn?1243173491
  im sure u will be okay . when i was pregnant with my daughter my doctor also had me taking benadryl when i had hard times with my allergies. an when she was born she told me she was one ofthe healthiest babys she had ever seen... try not to stress about it. if your worried try getting another doctors opinion
Blank
363110_tn?1340924019
Lol, Benadryl is class B~ meaning it's SAFE to take... The sleeping Medication Unisom is a formulation of benadryl that doctors have women to use to help them sleep.

You can safely take benadryl, Unisom, AND for nausea Dramamine. They are all basically the same medication, just different formulations of it and are all Class B. Don't worry about it.
I take Unisom and dramamine for help sleeping and nausea. With my son I had to take benadryl a few times for itchiness.
Blank
883151_tn?1245518109
Benedryl is perfectly fine to take while pregnant. My doctor actually recommended me taking it to get some sleep when I had insomnia with my last pregnancy because it makes you drowsy and you can't take sleeping pills or anything like that. My sister was recommended it to make her pass out when she had a headache to just sleep through the headaches. I acctually just took some last night cuz I was up all night with watery eyes, scratchy throat and stuffy nose. Helped me get to sleep and get rid of my allergy symptoms. You're NOT going to lose your baby.
Blank
Avatar_f_tn
You can stop worrying!  As the others have said, Benadryl is safe to take during pregnancy.
Blank
Avatar_f_tn
I take Benedryl when my allergies are bad.  I did in my last pregnancy too and my DD is perfectly fine :)
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Recent Activity
7977592_tn?1432349751
Blank
Mimi_A2014 June 5th and I get to final... Comment
5 hrs ago
1580318_tn?1430915905
Blank
Shannon79 commented on photo
6 hrs ago
6990909_tn?1416931513
Blank
jugglin commented on photo
9 hrs ago
Blank
Weight Tracker
Track your weight throughout your pregnancy
Start Tracking Now
Blank
Pregnancy Tracker
Track your pregnancy
Start Tracking Now
Top Pregnancy Answerers
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
diachong
8377023_tn?1399512760
Blank
Allocate
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
Sian_Evs
10817881_tn?1422291120
Blank
Emalee132
10665671_tn?1413748049
Blank
tasha30214
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
saramay2014
benton, KY
Pregnancy: Ages 18-24 Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
Marathon Running Done Over Many Yea...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
New Article on Multifocal IOL vs &q...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
748543_tn?1371753642
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
Jan 27 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGDBlank
Top Pregnancy Answerers
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
diachong
8377023_tn?1399512760
Blank
Allocate
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
Sian_Evs
10817881_tn?1422291120
Blank
Emalee132
10665671_tn?1413748049
Blank
tasha30214
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
saramay2014
benton, KY