I have been abusing Benadryl, perhaps every other day or so, for the past three or four years. I take an average of 8 25 mg. pills at one time. It makes me feel sort of "drunk" and helps to numb my thoughts and feelings. I am trying to stop taking it, but have found in the past that it helped with anxiety and panic disorder, and I am no longer allowed to take Benzodiazepenes due to my addiction to them.
Is Benadryl addictive? Are there any known long-term effects of abusing this?
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