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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Diphenhydramine HCl Oral.

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Condition: Chronic Trouble Sleeping
1/26/2009 6:17:22 PM

Reviewer: Laura, 35-44 Female

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have found the TABLETS work better for me they are different ingredients than the soft-gels. The tablet put me right to sleep & awakened refreshed allot earlier and easier to get out of bed than normal

Condition: Chronic Trouble Sleeping
1/18/2009 11:46:54 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
This medication has worked great for me. I can fall asleep with no problem, but have trouble staying asleep. I will continue to use this.

Condition: Chronic Trouble Sleeping
1/11/2009 12:55:37 AM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
easy to take, a small dosage works well e.g. 1/2 or 1 tab instead of 2 as recommended; does not upset stomach

Condition: Chronic Trouble Sleeping
1/7/2009 12:48:04 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I used to take Tylenol PM, but since I enjoy an alcoholic beverage here and there, I was concerned about the pain relief ingredient doing damage to my liver. I have switched to the generic simply sleep 25 mg and it works great although I do find myself sluggish in the afternoons. I found this site because my concern is regular use of this product and what side effects it may have. Simply put, I ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Chronic Trouble Sleeping
12/20/2008 9:51:35 AM

Reviewer: chancey, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I was taking 1 tablet generic 25 mg. I was afaid of using every night (until I read all these reviews) so I tried lowering the dose to half & found it to still be very effective. I have not slept through the night in years until I bought this generic over the counter product. The last few months have been so wonderful. I wake up very refreshed. I was very resistent to taking anything on a regu ... Show Full Comment

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