i USED TO TAKE BENADRYL FOR MY ALLERGIES UNTIL I DISCOVERED ABOUT A DECADE AGO THE DIPHENHYDRAMINE IN THE BENADRYL WORRSENED AN ALREADY EXISTING SEVERE RESTLESS LEG SYNDROME CONDITION.  THE ONLY THING I HAVE BEEN USING FOR A DECONGESTANTWHEN TREATING A COLD IS OVER THE COUNTER NASAL SPRAYS (FOR A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME TO AVOID RELAPSE).  FOR THE MOST PART I HAVE GROWN OUT OF MY ALLERGIES WITH THE HELP OF ALLERGY SHOTS.

I DID NOT KNOW THERE WAS ANOTHER TYPE OF ANTIHISTAMINE OTHER THAN DIPHENHYDRAMINE.  I THOUGHT ALL THE COLD REMEDIES WERE DIPHENHYDRAMINE.  IS THERE A LOT OF DIFFERENCE BETWEEN DIPHENHYDRAMINE AND DOXYLAMINE THAT THERE IS A CHANCE THE LATTER COULD BE USED W/O THE RESTLESS LEG EXACERBATION?