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Social Media Challenges Involving Medication Can Lead to Overdose

Submitted by gallagha on Fri, 07/17/2020 - 15:05


MAYVILLE, N.Y.:-- The Chautauqua County Department of Mental Hygiene cautions parents and guardians about the New TikTok “Benadryl Challenge.”  This challenge, involving taking large amounts of diphenhydramine (also known as Benadryl) to try and achieve a high and hallucinate, is extremely dangerous and has already sent teens to the hospital in acute distress.