Benadryl and Cogentin drug interactions - from FDA reports


Summary

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 473 people who take the same drugs from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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Benadryl

Benadryl has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from Benadryl 44,713 users)

Cogentin

Cogentin has active ingredients of benztropine mesylate. It is often used in tardive dyskinesia. (latest outcomes from Cogentin 5,893 users)

On Jan, 27, 2017

473 people who take Benadryl, Cogentin are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Benadryl and Cogentin drug interactions.

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • muscle spasms
  • abnormal dreams
  • arthralgia
  • chest pain
  • cognitive disorder
  • delusion
  • drug exposure during pregnancy
  • hallucination, auditory
  • headache
  • mood altered
1 - 6 months:
  • hypoaesthesia
  • paraesthesia
  • blood glucose increased
  • change of bowel habit
  • decreased appetite
  • drug ineffective
  • eating disorder
  • faecaloma
  • intestinal obstruction
  • lethargy
6 - 12 months:
  • eating disorder
  • faecaloma
  • intestinal obstruction
  • lethargy
  • psychiatric decompensation
  • change of bowel habit
  • decreased appetite
1 - 2 years:
  • myocardial infarction
2 - 5 years:
  • coma
  • drug ineffective
  • foreign body trauma
  • respiratory arrest
5 - 10 years:
  • myocardial infarction
  • respiratory failure
not specified:
  • diabetes mellitus
  • dizziness
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • weight increased
  • depression
  • headache
  • nausea
  • tardive dyskinesia
  • fatigue
  • suicidal ideation

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • diabetes mellitus
  • dizziness
  • headache
  • depression
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • asthenia
  • dystonia
  • urinary tract infection
  • chest pain
male:
  • diabetes mellitus
  • drug abuse
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • weight increased
  • fatigue
  • diabetic ketoacidosis
  • suicidal ideation
  • tardive dyskinesia
  • extrapyramidal disorder
  • insomnia

Most common drug interactions by age *:

10-19:
  • disseminated intravascular coagulation
  • drug ineffective
  • extrapyramidal disorder
  • abnormal behaviour
  • aggression
  • chest pain
  • dystonia
  • gait disturbance
  • irritability
  • mydriasis
20-29:
  • drug abuse
  • suicidal ideation
  • insomnia
  • weight decreased
  • delusion
  • hallucination, auditory
  • pancreatitis
  • diabetes mellitus
  • psychotic disorder
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
30-39:
  • diabetes mellitus
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • chest pain
  • suicidal ideation
  • hyperglycaemia
  • depression
  • obesity
  • anxiety
  • headache
  • hypertension
40-49:
  • diabetes mellitus
  • dyspnoea
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • fall
  • drug abuse
  • nausea
  • depression
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • tardive dyskinesia
  • lethargy
50-59:
  • dizziness
  • weight increased
  • fatigue
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • faecaloma
  • nephropathy
  • paraesthesia
  • weight decreased
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • confusional state
60+:
  • blood glucose increased
  • contusion
  • extrapyramidal disorder
  • anxiety
  • bronchitis
  • decreased appetite
  • dyskinesia
  • fall
  • fibromyalgia
  • gastritis

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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On eHealthMe, Benadryl (diphenhydramine hydrochloride) is often used to treat hypersensitivity. Cogentin (benztropine mesylate) is often used to treat extrapyramidal disorder. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for and how effective they are.

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