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A study for a 58-year old woman who takes Abilify, Cymbalta, Benadryl

Summary: 491 female patients aged 58 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is a personalized study for a 58 year old female patient who has Bipolar 1, Depression, Allergy to food. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

 

 

 

What are the drugs

Abilify has active ingredients of aripiprazole. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 30,179 Abilify users)

Cymbalta has active ingredients of duloxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 49,319 Cymbalta users)

Benadryl has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from 29,380 Benadryl users)

What are the conditions

Bipolar 1 (mood disorder that is characterized by at least one manic or mixed episode) can be treated by Lamictal, Lithium Carbonate, Abilify, Seroquel, Lamotrigine, Depakote. (latest reports from 9,891 Bipolar 1 patients)

Depression can be treated by Zoloft, Prozac, Cymbalta, Celexa, Lexapro, Wellbutrin Xl. (latest reports from 276,944 Depression patients)

Allergy to food (latest reports from 1,550 Allergy To Food patients)

On Jan, 1, 2015: 491 females aged 54 (±5) who take Abilify, Cymbalta, Benadryl are studied

Abilify, Cymbalta, Benadryl outcomes

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 54

Gender: female

Conditions: Bipolar 1, Depression, Allergy to food

Drugs taking:
- Abilify (aripiprazole)
- Cymbalta (duloxetine hydrochloride)
- Benadryl (diphenhydramine hydrochloride)

eHealthMe real world results:

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Abilify is effective0.00%
(0 of 5 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/a
Cymbalta is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
66.67%
(2 of 3 people)
33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
n/a
Benadryl is effectiven/an/an/an/an/an/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Serotonin Syndrome (occurs when two drugs that affect the body's level of serotonin are taken together at the same time)Hepatic Steatosis (fatty liver disease)Hyperlipidaemia (presence of excess lipids in the blood)Bile Duct Stenosis (abnormal narrowing of the common bile duct)Erythema (redness of the skin)Difficulty BreathingFatigue (feeling of tiredness)Pain
Encephalopathy (functioning of the brain is affected by some agent or condition)DiarrhoeaNeuropathy Peripheral (surface nerve damage)Loss Of Libido (loss of sexual urge)Hypopnoea (decrease in the breathing rate)Spinocerebellar Ataxia (progressive difficulty with coordination)Shortness Of BreathFall
Type 2 Diabetes MellitusAbdominal DistensionType 1 Diabetes MellitusChronic Hepatitis (long lasting inflammation of liver)Infusion Related ReactionWeaknessSpinocerebellar Ataxia (progressive difficulty with coordination)Anxiety
Coma Hepatic (accumulation in the bloodstream of toxic substances that are normally removed by the liver leads coma)Suicidal IdeationType 2 Diabetes MellitusHepatic Cirrhosis (chronic liver disease characterized by replacement of liver tissue by fibrosis, scar tissue)Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Obesity (a medical condition in which excess body fat)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Condition Aggravated (worse condition)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Diabetes Mellitus Inadequate ControlWeight DecreasedObesity (a medical condition in which excess body fat)Shortness Of BreathOrthostatic Hypotension (a medical condition consisting of a sudden decrease in blood pressure when a person stands up)Insomnia (sleeplessness)
PainConstipationDiabetic Neuropathy (neuropathic disorders that are associated with diabetes mellitus)Sphincter Of Oddi Dysfunction (dysfunction of a muscular valve that controls the flow of digestive juices)Sleep Apnoea Syndrome (a sleep-related disorder in which the effort to breathe is diminished or absent)Orthostatic Hypotension (a medical condition consisting of a sudden decrease in blood pressure when a person stands up)Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome (a sleep disorder that involves cessation or significant decrease in airflow in the presence of breathing effort)Diarrhoea
Skin Toxicity (skin damage due to toxin/poison)Gallbladder DisorderBlood Cholesterol IncreasedPanic AttackHyperlipidaemia (presence of excess lipids in the blood)Obesity (a medical condition in which excess body fat)WeaknessOsteoarthritis (a joint disease caused by cartilage loss in a joint)
Haemolytic Uraemic Syndrome (blood clotting disease caused by e. coli infection, birth control pills, pneumonia, medications, and more)Decreased Appetite (decreased appetite occurs when you have a reduced desire to eat)Short-term Memory LossPancreatic Duct Stenosis (abnormal narrowing of a passage in the pancreatic duct)Blood Triglycerides IncreasedObstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome (a sleep disorder that involves cessation or significant decrease in airflow in the presence of breathing effort)Depression - Chronic (chronic depression lasting at least for two years)Pain In Extremity
Psychomotor Skills ImpairedWeight IncreasedUrinary Retention (the inability to completely or partially empty the bladder)Pruritus (severe itching of the skin)Tardive Dyskinesia (a disorder that involves involuntary movements)SnoringSeizures (abnormal excessive or synchronous neuronal activity in the brain)Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (death of bone of jaw)
Extrapyramidal Disorder (involuntary muscle spasms in the face and neck)Alopecia (absence of hair from areas of the body)Stress Incontinence (leak urine with things like coughing, sneezing or exercise)Angina Pectoris (chest pain due to ischemia of the heart muscle)Blood Cholesterol IncreasedFatigue Aggravated (worse feeling of tiredness)Dizziness

* 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:

You are not alone! Join a related mobile support group:
- support group for people who have Allergy To Food
- support group for people who have Bipolar 1
- support group for people who have Depression
- support group for people who take Abilify
- support group for people who take Benadryl
- support group for people who take Cymbalta

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 take Abilify
    Welcome Megabob29 and Megabob2946! Same person? :)
  • Support group for people who take Cymbalta
    Now found out I have incompetent vein in leg which may be part of the problem had cystocopy and found cysts in kidney, then developed hypertension but no one will diagnose the pain. Now decided it is the same as diabetic neuropathy but as gp and consultant point out I am a long way from being diabetic with perfect blood glucose so thinks it's just guessing and hope

Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):

More questions for: Abilify, Allergy to food, Benadryl, Bipolar 1, Cymbalta, Depression

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • I have to take a weekly urine test. The results keep coming back diluted. They are telling me it is because of my diet. They usually test me around 9:00 in the a.m. an I don't eat breakfast. I usually have cups of coffee then a soda on my way to my test. I purposely cut back my coffee/soda intake before I went to the urine test but it still came back diluted. Can the abilify cause that? I am not trying to hide anything. Please let me know. Thank you.

    Reply

  • From this study (3 months ago):

  • doc moc on Apr, 25, 2013:

    BREAK down FOOL!

    Reply

    Rhs on Oct, 13, 2012:

    Get your medical records
    and consult w/your doctor

    Reply

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