Venlafaxine and Antihistamine

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Hi, does anybody know if I can take antihistamines with venlafaxine? seem to have developed hay fever for the first time ever!

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    Hiya,

    I'm on 75mg Venlaflaxine and take antihistamines frequently and don't have a problem.  I make sure to take the non-drowsy ones though. Good luck

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    I'm on 225mg venlafaxine and take antihistamines without any problems. smile

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    Yep.. another thing to bring us down. 😉 I take antihistamines for hay fever no problem. Infact I've heard antihistamines help when tapering too. 🙃

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    Hello.

    I am new to this site.

    I take Pristiq. I started taking Benadryl to help me sleep but after I started the Benadryl I started to have reduction in my pain and I started walking again after being on crutches for a year.

    I have CRPS in my right foot and leg.

    I was in an ATV accident June 22, 2015 that crushed my right foot.

    The doctor put me on Hydroxyzine HCL 25mg in May of this year. It is a prescription antihistamine that helps with anxiety and sleep.

    I don't care for it as I have side effects from it so I am weaning off of it. I took a quarter of a pill last night and tonight I am experiencing some pain in my foot that I haven't felt for a while.

    I never made the connection to the antihistamine being the drug that was helping my pain until now. I had wondered if the antihistamines were helping but never really knew for sure.

    I think that the antihistamines definitely help with the pain of CRPS.

    Well, it's either back to Benadryl or up the dosage of the Hydroxyzine.

    Take care everyone.

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    Yes i have hayfever and take clarityn and on 150mg of venlafaxine xl, i just get a very dry mouth as a side effect of both.
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