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Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride vs Doxylamine Succinate, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a male patient aged 25

This is personalized comparison of Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride vs Doxylamine Succinate for a male aged 25. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Diphenhydramine hydrochloride (latest outcomes from 2,991 users) has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in insomnia.

Doxylamine succinate (latest outcomes from 755 users) has active ingredients of doxylamine succinate. It is often used in insomnia.

On Aug, 11, 2014: 1,001 male patients aged 20 who take the same drugs are studied in Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride vs Doxylamine Succinate

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male20Sleep Study

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride diphenhydramine hydrochlorideHospira
Doxylamine Succinate doxylamine succinatenot specified

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 20 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride (Hospira)Doxylamine Succinate
Completed Suicide (act of taking one's own life)Overdose Nos
Pyrexia (fever)Overdose
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Somnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep)
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Cardiac Arrest
Chest PainSinus Tachycardia (a heart rhythm with elevated rate of impulses originating from the sinoatrial node)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Suicide Attempt
Drug ToxicityRhabdomyolysis (a condition in which damaged skeletal muscle tissue breaks down)
DizzinessCompleted Suicide (act of taking one's own life)
VomitingIntentional Overdose
Headache (pain in head)Vomiting

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride (Hospira)Doxylamine Succinate
Rash Scaly
Drug Dependence
Loss Of Consciousness
Road Traffic Accident
Somnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep)
Appendicitis (inflammation of the appendix)
Abdominal Mass (localized enlargement or swelling in the human abdomen)
Sinus
Dry Skin
Ringing In The Ears (a ringing in the ears)

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride5.95%16.67%32.14%29.76%15.48%
Doxylamine Succinate0.00%8.33%50.00%33.33%8.33%

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Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride (diphenhydramine hydrochloride) is often used to treat insomnia. Doxylamine Succinate (doxylamine succinate) is often used to treat insomnia. 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:

Recent related drug comparison:

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

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