https://healthtalk.unchealthcare.org/how-over-the-counter-sleep-aids-can-hurt-your-brain/

Jan 24, 2018 ... Taking diphenhydramine over a long period of time can actually ... not to use these types of medicines all the time in order to get good sleep.

https://drugabuse.com/hooked-on-benadryl-its-much-more-than-a-harmless-dependency/

Some people use it as an over-the-counter sleep aid, while others enjoy the sedative and ... Before even getting to that point, long-term Benadryl use is linked to ...

https://www.health.harvard.edu/blog/common-anticholinergic-drugs-like-benadryl-linked-increased-dementia-risk-201501287667

May 23, 2017 ... Long-term use of anticholinergic drugs like Benadryl, some ... I too have been taking Benadryl to help me sleep for about two years. I only take ...

https://www.bcm.edu/news/sleep-disorders/experts-warn-against-antihistmaines-sleep-aid

Oct 7, 2013 ... But the use of medication to force children or adults to sleep is ... “Using Benadryl or any antihistamine for sleep has no long term benefit,” ...

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4592307/

The review article in CMAJ by McMillan and colleagues concluded that there is a paucity of long-term safety and efficacy data for the use of non-benzodiazepine ...

https://sleepbetter.org/ask-dr-lisa-should-i-stop-using-benadryl-to-help-me-sleep/

Oct 4, 2012 ... It is not a sleep aid, although many people use it for that purpose. One of ... Given how much you are taking and for such a long time, I don't ...

http://www.center4research.org/benadryl-common-medications-linked-dementia-men-women/

All patients, and especially those who are 55 or older, may want to avoid regular or long-term use of anticholinergics and sleeping pills. Benadryl is both an ...

https://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/adult-health/expert-answers/sleep-aids/faq-20058393

Jan 10, 2018 ... Also, diphenhydramine and doxylamine — sedating antihistamines found in ... If you're struggling with chronic insomnia, don't rely on antihistamines or other ... In some cases, short-term use of prescription sleep aids might be ...

https://www.livestrong.com/article/28609-side-effects-longterm-benadryl-use/

Benadryl may have addictive effects on some people who engage in long term use of the drug, especially for those taking the medication as a sleep aid. Taking  ...

https://www.verywellhealth.com/diphenhydramine-for-insomnia-treatment-3015178

Mar 14, 2019 ... Learn what diphenhydramine or Benadryl medication is, use as a sleep ... among older people, alternatives may be sought if chronic insomnia ...