Use Benadryl cautiously if you have a history of asthma or other chronic lung disease, an over-active thyroid, high blood pressure, or heart disease.
Before taking Benadryl, tell your doctor if you have asthma.
"For many years there has been a concern among some clinicians that treatment with antihistamines such as diphenhydramine (Benadryl) will cause worsening of asthma because of the anticholinergic effects of these agents causing excessive drying of the thick bronchial secretions in this disorder." ~American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI)~
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