Review: taking Benadryl and Cogentin together


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Drug interactions are reported among people who take Benadryl and Cogentin together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Benadryl and Cogentin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 360 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Benadryl

Benadryl has active ingredients of diphenhydramine. It is often used in hypersensitivity. (latest outcomes from Benadryl 29,241 users)

Cogentin

Cogentin has active ingredients of benztropine mesylate. It is often used in extrapyramidal disorder. (latest outcomes from Cogentin 4,724 users)

On Jul, 20, 2016

360 people who take Benadryl, Cogentin are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Benadryl and Cogentin drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Benadryl:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Cogentin:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Benadryl:
  • female: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Cogentin:
  • female: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Benadryl:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Cogentin:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • muscle spasms
  • abnormal dreams
  • cognitive disorder
  • delusion
  • drug exposure during pregnancy
  • hallucination, auditory
  • headache
  • mood altered
  • mood swings
  • neuropathy peripheral
1 - 6 months:
  • blood glucose increased
  • agitation
  • change of bowel habit
  • decreased appetite
  • eating disorder
  • faecaloma
  • intestinal obstruction
  • lethargy
  • respiratory failure
6 - 12 months:
  • change of bowel habit
  • decreased appetite
  • eating disorder
  • faecaloma
  • intestinal obstruction
  • lethargy
1 - 2 years:
  • thirst
  • urine flow decreased
  • aggression aggravated
  • agitation
  • agitation aggravated
  • dyskinesia aggravated
  • hyperactivity syndrome aggravated
  • saliva altered
2 - 5 years:
  • coma
  • foreign body trauma
  • respiratory arrest
5 - 10 years:
  • respiratory failure
not specified:
  • diabetes mellitus
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • dizziness
  • nausea
  • weight increased
  • depression
  • fatigue
  • tremor
  • tardive dyskinesia
  • suicidal ideation

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • diabetes mellitus
  • tardive dyskinesia
  • dizziness
  • nausea
  • depression
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • headache
  • dystonia
  • diarrhoea
  • asthenia
male:
  • diabetes mellitus
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • fatigue
  • weight increased
  • diabetic ketoacidosis
  • suicidal ideation
  • dizziness
  • tremor
  • weight decreased
  • nausea

Most common drug interactions by age *:

10-19:
  • disseminated intravascular coagulation
  • drug ineffective
  • abnormal behaviour
  • aggression
  • agitation
  • chest pain
  • extrapyramidal disorder
  • irritability
  • mydriasis
  • suicidal ideation
20-29:
  • suicidal ideation
  • weight decreased
  • delusion
  • hallucination, auditory
  • diabetes mellitus
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • insomnia
  • pancreatitis
  • diabetic ketoacidosis
  • headache
30-39:
  • diabetes mellitus
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • chest pain
  • suicidal ideation
  • depression
  • hyperglycaemia
  • obesity
  • hypertension
  • arthralgia
  • diabetes mellitus inadequate control
40-49:
  • diabetes mellitus
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • fall
  • weight increased
  • dyspnoea
  • fatigue
  • lethargy
  • pyrexia
  • bipolar disorder
50-59:
  • dizziness
  • weight increased
  • faecaloma
  • fatigue
  • nephropathy
  • paraesthesia
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • platelet count decreased
  • completed suicide
  • urinary tract infection
60+:
  • blood glucose increased
  • contusion
  • extrapyramidal disorder
  • tardive dyskinesia
  • bronchitis
  • confusion
  • confusional state
  • decreased appetite
  • dyskinesia
  • fall

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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