A study for a 44-year old woman who takes Zoloft, Benadryl, Singulair, Sudafed
Summary: 12 female patients aged 44 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.
This is a personalized study for a 44 year old female patient who has Depression, Insomnia, Allergies, Nasal Congestion. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.
What are the drugs
Zoloft has active ingredients of sertraline hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 78,343 Zoloft users)
Benadryl has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from 29,380 Benadryl users)
Singulair has active ingredients of montelukast sodium. It is often used in asthma. (latest outcomes from 42,883 Singulair users)
Sudafed has active ingredients of pseudoephedrine hydrochloride. It is often used in nasal congestion. (latest outcomes from 5,163 Sudafed users)
What are the conditions
Depression can be treated by Zoloft, Prozac, Cymbalta, Celexa, Lexapro, Wellbutrin Xl. (latest reports from 276,944 Depression patients)
Insomnia (sleeplessness) can be treated by Ambien, Trazodone Hydrochloride, Lunesta, Zolpidem Tartrate, Ambien Cr, Melatonin. (latest reports from 143,724 Insomnia patients)
Allergies can be treated by Zyrtec, Benadryl, Claritin, Allegra, Loratadine, Singulair. (latest reports from 7,820 Allergies patients)
Nasal congestion (blockage of the nasal passages usually due to membranes lining the nose becoming swollen from inflamed blood vessels) can be treated by Sudafed 12 Hour, Pseudoephedrine Hydrochloride, Nasonex, Mucinex, Mucinex D, Phenylephrine Hydrochloride And Promethazine Hydrochloride. (latest reports from 14,471 Nasal Congestion patients)
What is the symptom
Overdose has been reported by people with pain, depression, schizophrenia, high blood pressure, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 51,404 Overdose patients)
On Jan, 9, 2015: 12 females aged 39 (±5) who take Zoloft, Benadryl, Singulair, Sudafed are studied
Information of the patient in this study:
Conditions: Depression, Insomnia, Allergies, Nasal Congestion
- Zoloft - EQ 100MG BASE (sertraline hydrochloride): used for 10+ years
- Benadryl - 25MG (diphenhydramine hydrochloride): used for 2 - 5 years
- Singulair - EQ 10MG BASE (montelukast sodium): used for < 1 month
- Sudafed (pseudoephedrine hydrochloride): used for < 1 month
eHealthMe real world results:
Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:
|Interaction||Number of reports on eHealthMe|
|Overdose||2 (16.67% of females aged 39 (±5) who take the drugs)|
(as an adverse outcome could be a symptom of a condition, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, regardless of which drug is taken, how many female HBP patients aged 50 (±5) have nausea)
|Symptom (click a symptom for in-depth analysis)||Number of reports on eHealthMe|
|Overdose in Depression||263 (1.39% of females aged 39 (±5) who have Depression)|
|Overdose in Insomnia||45 (1.00% of females aged 39 (±5) who have Insomnia)|
|Overdose in Allergies||1 (0.09% of females aged 39 (±5) who have Allergies)|
|Overdose in Nasal Congestion||0 (0.00% of females aged 39 (±5) who have Nasal congestion)|
(as an adverse outcome could be a side effect of a drug, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, how many female Aspirin users aged 50 (±5) have nausea)
|Side effect (click a side effect for in-depth analysis)||Number of reports on eHealthMe|
|Overdose in Zoloft||89 (1.16% of females aged 39 (±5) who take Zoloft)|
|Overdose in Benadryl||27 (1.09% of females aged 39 (±5) who take Benadryl)|
|Overdose in Singulair||26 (0.76% of females aged 39 (±5) who take Singulair)|
|Overdose in Sudafed||6 (1.06% of females aged 39 (±5) who take Sudafed)|
Drug effectiveness over time :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years||not specified|
|Zoloft is effective||n/a||n/a||n/a||n/a||n/a||n/a||100.00%|
(1 of 1 people)
|Benadryl is effective||n/a||n/a||n/a||n/a||100.00%|
(1 of 1 people)
|Singulair is effective||n/a||n/a||n/a||n/a||n/a||n/a||n/a||n/a|
|Sudafed is effective||100.00%|
(1 of 1 people)
Most common drug interactions over time * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years||not specified|
|Overdose||Palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing)||n/a||Palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing)||Palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing)||n/a||Overdose||Pain In Extremity|
|Overdose||Headache (pain in head)|
|Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)|
|Dehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water)|
|Diabetes Mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)|
|Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)|
|Deep Vein Thrombosis (blood clot in a major vein that usually develops in the legs and/or pelvis)|
|Maternal Exposure During Pregnancy (use of substance during pregnancy)|
* Some reports may have incomplete information.
How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.
You can also:
- Check your drugs or symptoms
- Subscribe the study: get notified of updates
- Post a comment: or see what other people said about the study
- Join a related mobile support group
You are not alone! Join a related mobile support group:
- support group for people who take Zoloft and have Overdose
- support group for people who take Benadryl and have Overdose
- support group for people who take Singulair and have Overdose
- support group for people who take Sudafed and have Overdose
- support group for people who have Overdose and Depression
- support group for people who have Overdose and Insomnia
- support group for people who have Overdose and Allergies
- support group for people who have Overdose and Nasal Congestion
- support group for people who have Allergies
- support group for people who have Depression
- support group for people who have Insomnia
- support group for people who have Nasal Congestion
- support group for people who have Overdose
- support group for people who take Benadryl
- support group for people who take Singulair
- support group for people who take Sudafed
- support group for people who take Zoloft
Recent conversations of related support groups:
- Support group for people who have Depression
I'm taking 100 mg of Zoloft a day. It helps with depression but I am having acid reflux and all over muscle pain. Has anyone else experienced this?
- Support group for people who have Insomnia
Hi Everyone - I am desperate to talk to people who suffer like me. I have RLS and insomnia. I take Mirapex, Gabapenten, and have tried about 6 different kinds of sleeping pills and for the last 3 years I sleep about 3 to 4 hours a night. I can fall asleep but I cannot stay asleep. I am so sick of living like this. Nothing helps to keep me asleep. I go to bed at the same time every night (9) and around 1:00am, I wake up to go to the bathroom then the nightmare begins.... I cannot go back to sleep. I feel tired, depressed, alone and desperate for help. I have been to the Mayo Clinic twice and to numerous doctors and although they try, I can't get better. I exercise everyday for 1 - 1&1/2 hrs a day. I do not have any other health issues at all. This is a real big problem and a awful way to live. I just feel so alone and sad.
- Support group for people who take Zoloft
That's the truth! :( Sorry there isn't an easy fix.
Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):
- Does taking zoloft cause you to shoplift?
Have been taking 200mg zoloft for anxiety/ depression for a few years now, anxiety is under control and depression but I am now shoplifting, my finances are okay ? I go into a trance and don't care and shoplift items I can afford and don't really need, I feel so bad after doing it, I don't have a criminal record yet and don't want one but this is so really out of character for me, is it the thrill of risk taking, don't know , ever since I've been on zoloft I've been shoplifting !
- What is the general life span for patients of acute cerebellar ataxia, after their said diagnosis?
unsteady gait and sight weakness besides forgetfulness and limb weaknesses affecting speed, writing, speech etc.
- Can i ever take an anti-depressant after i have serotonin syndrome
Hi to everyone I suffer from bipolar and clinical depression and generlized anxiety and social anxiety Iwas given zoloft buspar and tranzodone while on the estadiol shot on holloween ended up in the ER where they did tests and said Ihad serotonin syndrome spent 5 days in the hospital where I was emediatly taken off my medications will Iever be able to take any kind of medication for depression again??
- Can someone develope myasthenia gravis from botox injections for migraines if they also have fibromyalgia? (2 answers)
i have multiple auto immune issues and have had chronic migraines for many years. the doctor decided that botox was my last chance to help these headaches. i started having symptoms of myasthenia gravis after the second round of botox. my head became so hard to hold up and straight. swallowing problems and drooping eyelids came next. extreamly weak and tired muscles and difficulty chewing. i have been told that if you already have a neuromuscular disorder like fibro you shouldnt take botox. does anyone know about this?
- Has anyone developed myastenia gravis after botox for migraines
I have many auto immune problems and severe migraines. the doctors have tried everything that my medications and allergies will allow. then we tried botox. by the second set of injections i was having trouble holding my head up and swallowing. he avoided the paraspinal area after that but continued with injections. the botox greatly improved my headaches but drastically changed other areas. i can no longer dive due to double vision, i can hold my head up and still for only short window, my eyelids roop and one eye will stray off and come back in line. i have a difficult time eating really solid food. i of course stopped botox and got another neurologist. she said i have myasthenia gravis triggered by botox.
You may be interested at these reviews (Write a review):
- Are you mental on methadone
My doctor changed my pain medication back in May of 2014 . I was pleased with how well it handle my back pain and was pleased with how inexpensive it was. My husband had been using the same drug with great results. It wasn't until about a month later I started to notice just feelings of sadness. I didn't think too much of it but then I would get such strong feelings of despair really bad that I would just cry. I also started getting a lot of panic attacks I had so much anxiety at times it prevented me from doing things. At one point I really thought I was having some sort of break down, but the feelings would have highs and lows and sometimes I would have a day with out them. Eventually after being on them for 7 months I went to my doctor and asked if it were possible I was experiencing these feelings from the Methadone. He wasn't sure but with it all happening right after I started taking them he decided to put me on something else. It's been about three weeks and even though the feelings are still there they are not as strong and seem to be passing. I hope as time goes I will feel like myself again and hope never to have to experience something like that again.
- Pain meds that cause insomnia
I currently take 7.5 mg of Vicoprofen for pain for my Anklyosing Spondylitis. I have tried Vicodin and Norco previously, but nothing worked as well as the Vicoprofen. I have never had to up my dosage and I am still getting the same level of relief as I was when I first started it over a year and a half ago. I swear by the Vicoprofen and would recommend it to anyone who has any type of related pain, but, there is one downfall. Every time I take my pain meds I get a huge burst of energy. My pain is usually worst at night, so I have no choice but to take it before bed. More times than not it causes me to suffer extreme insomnia, which is no fun. Up until recently I just suffered through it. I went and saw my primary today and told her about the issues and she suggested I try Trazodone to help ease my mind so I can fall asleep easier and faster. I'm really hoping it works because I don't want to have to switch pain meds because they work so well, but I can't go much longer only getting 2-3 hours of sleep during the week.
I will wrote another review in a week or so regarding my experience taking the Trazodone with the Vicoprofen.
- 1 year old fainting after taking singulair
My 1 year old girl has asthma like breathing issues when she gets colds.she had been taking singulair and has fainted about 5 times after she mildly hurts herself.(bumps head usually) then screams out forcefully without breathing in then looses consciousness for a few seconds.all incidents after taking singulair.over the course of a few months she is not taking anymore for about 2 weeks but has not passed out recently even after screaming pretty hard .it's hard to say if she has really hurt herself in a similar matter or worse but they are pretty minor incidents that she gets worked up about .
- The zoloft/vyvanse concoction ruined my life.
I started taking these drugs about two months ago. I am diagnosed ADHD by a psychiatrist. I received these medications from a doctor whom I know and is married to a friend my wife. She, the doctor, gave them to me from her personal medications in a plastic baggy. I was given loose instructions for taking these on a piece of paper. I was never given the paperwork with warning signs. 10 days after starting these medications, I attacked my wife and am now separated. I am barred from seeing her and my daughter by means of a Victims Protective Order. I am a normally nonviolent person. Most who know me call me a peacemaker...a pacifist. I am still horrified by the events of that night. 15 seconds changed my life forever. I hope and pray my story helps others. Don't be naïve, as I was, when given medications. Ask questions.
- Nardil side effects and my experience taking it
I have been on many SSRI AND SNRI medications that quickly became ineffective. Was told by a doctor friend that she had been on an MAOI inhibitor for many years with good results. After going thru a horrible withdrawal detox from the SNRI I had been on and then a period of no med at all I was started on Nardil, as I needed assistance from Pfizer, the many turner in affording the medicine. My friend was on Parnate, a different brand of an MAOI.
Within days, not weeks I felt the depression lifting. It was the most dramatic and fastest response I had ever had to any antidepressant .
Then the fainting started, falls with resulting broken ribs, bedridden and alone I lost over25 lbs in two weeks. I was of normal weight for my height. After I was able to function again, I noticed that my legs were very weak. We cut my dosage from 3 pills daily to 2. That seemed to have stopped the faint spells. However I still had/have low blood pressure that I monitor at home. My Systolic BP was usually in the 70's and 80's. One of the lowest was shocking to me. It was 52/27.
My son is a hospital RN and said they would never discharge a patient with Bp that low.
He was very worried about me as I live alone. I fainted twice after climbing the 13 stairs to my bedroom. The first fall was very bad as I was unconscious and my ribs were severely injured/fractured completely around the front and back and was in terrific pain. I took to my bed and did not seek medical attn. my last ambulance ride to the hospital a mile from my house cost $1000 and since I have no income or relatives/friends to call for help, I just lay in bed I awful pain that was woes when I tried to get out of bed. Thus I lost 25 lbs of muscle, since I had very little body fat.
It has been two months since that fall and still have one area of pain in the front left ribs and a swollen spleen. The doctor gave me no additional meds and just said to give my body more time to heal. So once again was changed to 2 pills daily instead of 3. The hypotension and fainting got better. But I am now left with very weak legs and fall easily and frequently. Guess I lost a lot of muscle mass with the weight loss. However after a lifetime of depression, Nardil works wonderfully for that which had been long-standing and severe for so many years. People noticed the change in me shortly after starting the Nardil. But I am stubborn about going off it despite all the side effects because it works so much better than any of the many others I had been put on over the years.
I am soon going to start doing leg exercises with ankle weights, starting with light weights are first and gradually increasing the weight as I hopefully rebuild my muscles and strength.
Also my vision has gotten blurry and I feel slightly retarded after the weeks in bed when I was breathing very shallowly due to the broken ribs and my brain was deprived of adequate oxygen.
Prior to all this I had an IQ of 140. If they tested me now, I know I would be way down from that. Also doing lung/breathing exercises to expand my lungs so I can take in more air with each breath.
So that is my story of Nardil, hypotension, and depression. I had to really suffer to remain on this med that worked so magically for me after so many failures. It meant that much to me to not be crippled by depression.
Comments from related studies:
From this study (3 months ago):
From this study (3 months ago):
From this study (10 months ago):
My ears were bothering me last week and were clogged and had ringing in the ears. I got them cleaned and the ringing was still there. I noticed it even more when I raised my Zoloft intake.
Had clogged ears with ear wax this week. Got them cleaned and noticed the ringing. Also noticed the ringing after raising my Zoloft.
I use to use birth control patch For a couple years.
then novuring for a couple years.
Then had an essure inplant procedure in 2008 and had to have a hysterectomy due to complications resulting in all these medications and symptoms along with many more.
Related drug interaction studies:
- Sudafed and Zoloft drug interactions (214 reports)
- Sudafed and Benadryl drug interactions (410 reports)
- Zoloft and Benadryl drug interactions (1,591 reports)
- Singulair and Sudafed drug interactions (213 reports)
- Singulair and Benadryl drug interactions (998 reports)
- Singulair and Zoloft drug interactions (1,630 reports)
Drug effectiveness in real world:
- Zoloft for Depression reported by 2,033 people (updated 45 minutes ago)
- Benadryl for Insomnia reported by 175 people (updated 3 hours ago)
- Singulair for Allergies reported by 315 people (updated 3 days ago)
- Sudafed for Nasal Congestion reported by 21 people (updated 6 days ago)
In-depth study of side effects (who have it, when it happens and how):
- Overdose in Zoloft reported by 923 people (updated 2 weeks ago)
- Overdose in Benadryl reported by 321 people (updated 2 days ago)
- Overdose in Singulair reported by 498 people (updated 5 days ago)
- Overdose in Sudafed reported by 83 people (updated 4 days ago)
In-depth study of symptoms:
- Overdose in Depression reported by 2,279 people (updated 5 days ago)
- Overdose in Insomnia reported by 629 people (updated 6 days ago)
- Overdose in Nasal Congestion reported by 37 people (updated 2 weeks ago)
Complete drug side effects:
- Allergies (83 drugs in 4,298 reports) (updated 4 days ago)
- Depression (166 drugs in 22,523 reports) (updated 2 days ago)
- Insomnia (101 drugs in 7,011 reports) (updated 2 days ago)
- Nasal Congestion (43 drugs in 610 reports) (updated 4 days ago)
Drugs associated with:
Conditions associated with:
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.
WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.
DISCLAIMER: All material available on eHealthMe.com is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.
You may report adverse side effects to the FDA at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/ or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).
If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.