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Benadryl vs Atarax for a male patient aged 33

Summary: 1,525 male patients aged 33 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is personalized comparison of Benadryl vs Atarax for a male aged 33. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

 

 

 

What are the drugs

Benadryl (latest outcomes from 29,386 users) has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies.

Atarax (latest outcomes from 10,960 users) has active ingredients of hydroxyzine hydrochloride. It is often used in stress and anxiety.

On Jan, 24, 2015: 1,525 male patients aged 27 who take the same drugs 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)Blood Creatine Phosphokinase Increased
Chest PainAgitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Completed Suicide (act of taking one's own life)
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
VomitingCondition Aggravated
DizzinessFatigue (feeling of tiredness)
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)
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
Aphasia (damage to the parts of the brain that control language)Homicidal Ideation (thoughts about human killing another human)
DizzinessDisturbance In Attention
Hearing LossSuicidal Ideation
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Dermatitis Atopic (inflammatory, chronically relapsing, non-contagious and pruritic skin disorder)

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Benadryl8.33%29.17%30.56%18.06%13.89%
Atarax2.63%47.37%28.95%15.79%5.26%

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

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Side effects in real world:

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.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

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NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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