A trial testing the antihistamine [Benadryl aka diphenhydramine] in infants ages six months to 15 months was stopped early by a data safety monitoring committee because Benadryl was no more effective than placebo in helping the children to remain asleep during the night, according to Johns Hopkins researchers.

There goes that idea for a good night’s sleep. ;)

MedPage Today, July 10, 2006

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