Diphenhydramine is most known for its active properties in over-the-counter antihistamine benadryl
. Very good for taking care of allergies, but drowsiness is a significant concern. For this reason, it's often used as a sleep aid.
Also used frequently for a cheap, fast high. Causes visual and auditory hallucinations, dizziness, confusion, delirium, and finally sedation. Makes music, breathing, and movement pleasing. Negative side effects from overdose include cottonmouth
, irregular urination, amnesia
, and erectile dysfunction
I took 600 mg of diphenhydramine last night and could have sworn my house was on fire and the teapots were singing to me...