Is it safe to take gabapentin and Benadryl together
Benadryl is an antihistamine and is used to treat sneezing, runny nose, itching in the throat and allergies whereas gabapentin is an anticonvulsant and analgesic drug. When gabapentin and Benadryl are taken together, there occurs mild to moderate drug interaction that causes drowsiness. Avoid driving or operating heavy machinery until you are satisfied that this drug does not affect your ability to perform safely. If you are taking this medication, speak with your doctor, nurse or pharmacist. An interaction between two drugs does not always means that you must stop taking one of them. Consult your doctor about how any drug interaction are being managed or should be managed.