I have been taking Benadryl tablets for the last 6 months for itching caused by food allergies. I am obviously allergic to something that I have not figured out yet. I take 2 tablets and within 30 minutes to an hour all of the itching subsides. Also, I did not have any side effects like drowsiness. My friends were amazed that I could stay awake on it.
The past few times I have taken it, not only does it not take the itch away completely,… read more
Yup it no longer helps at all for my reactions.
If you are getting itching that frequently, I would look at non food products. Try using a laundry soap that is dye and fragrance free. Also, do the same with soap, shampoo and lotion. You may be having a contact dermatitis issue.
Do you have anything you use in place of the Benadryl?