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Benadryl vs Atarax, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a male patient aged 32

This is personalized comparison of Benadryl vs Atarax for a male aged 32. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

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On Jan, 24, 2014: 1,479 people are studied in Benadryl vs Atarax

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male27Eye Allergy

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Benadryl diphenhydramine hydrochlorideMcneil Cons
Atarax hydroxyzine hydrochloridePfizer

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 27 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Benadryl (Mcneil Cons)Atarax (Pfizer)
Completed Suicide (act of taking one's own life)Pyrexia (fever)
Drug ToxicitySuicide Attempt
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Headache (pain in head)
Pyrexia (fever)Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement)
Chest PainCompleted Suicide (act of taking one's own life)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Blood Creatine Phosphokinase Increased
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
VomitingDrug Ineffective
DizzinessNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Suicide AttemptDyskinesia (abnormality or impairment of voluntary movement)

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Benadryl (Mcneil Cons)Atarax (Pfizer)
Drug DependenceKaposi's Varicelliform Eruption (a distinct cutaneous eruption of skin caused by herpes simplex virus)
Appendicitis (inflammation of the appendix)Blood Lactate Dehydrogenase Increased
Loss Of ConsciousnessAspartate Aminotransferase Increased
Road Traffic AccidentAlanine Aminotransferase Increased
Somnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep)Viral Infection
Abdominal Mass (localized enlargement or swelling in the human abdomen)White Blood Cell Count Increased
Pain ManagementHomicidal Ideation (thoughts about human killing another human)
Hearing LossDisturbance In Attention
DizzinessSuicidal Ideation
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Dermatitis Atopic (inflammatory, chronically relapsing, non-contagious and pruritic skin disorder)

For people in general (regardless of gender or age):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Benadryl (Mcneil Cons)Atarax (Pfizer)
Completed Suicide (act of taking one's own life)Pyrexia (fever)
Drug ToxicitySuicide Attempt
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Headache (pain in head)
Pyrexia (fever)Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement)
Chest PainCompleted Suicide (act of taking one's own life)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Blood Creatine Phosphokinase Increased
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
DizzinessNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
VomitingDyskinesia (abnormality or impairment of voluntary movement)
Suicide AttemptDrug Ineffective

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Benadryl (Mcneil Cons)Atarax (Pfizer)
DizzinessViral Infection
Abdominal Mass (localized enlargement or swelling in the human abdomen)Blood Lactate Dehydrogenase Increased
Pain ManagementAspartate Aminotransferase Increased
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Alanine Aminotransferase Increased
Appendicitis (inflammation of the appendix)White Blood Cell Count Increased
Excessive SkinKaposi's Varicelliform Eruption (a distinct cutaneous eruption of skin caused by herpes simplex virus)
Drug DependenceUrticaria (rash of round, red welts on the skin that itch intensely)
Somnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep)Varicella (infection with varicella zoster virus)
Road Traffic AccidentThinking Abnormal
Loss Of ConsciousnessSwelling Face

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On eHealthMe, Benadryl (diphenhydramine hydrochloride) is often used to treat allergies. Atarax (hydroxyzine hydrochloride) is often used to treat stress and anxiety. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

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