Teens Are Participating in Potentially Fatal ‘Benadryl Challenge’

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Senior investigative producer Leslie Marcus takes a deep dive into the “Benadryl challenge,” a new viral dare on TikTok that is allegedly responsible for the death of a teen in Oklahoma City. Teens are encouraging each other to take as much allergy medication, which contains the active drug Diphenhydramine as needed to hallucinate. Meet Rusty who shares his personal experience using Diphenhydramine, the active ingredient in Benadryl, as a recreational drug.

TikTok ‘Benadryl Challenge’ Leads to Death of Oklahoma City Teen?