Elavil and Benadryl drug interactions - from FDA reports


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Elavil and Benadryl together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Elavil and Benadryl. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,755 people who take the same drugs from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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Elavil

Elavil has active ingredients of amitriptyline hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Elavil 14,554 users)

Benadryl

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

On Feb, 17, 2017

1,755 people who take Elavil, Benadryl are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Elavil and Benadryl drug interactions.

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • headache
  • hyperbilirubinaemia
  • malaise
  • nausea
  • pain
  • drug ineffective
  • abdominal pain
  • anxiety
  • diarrhoea
  • confusional state
1 - 6 months:
  • dyspnoea
  • endometrial cancer stage ii
  • cough
  • dizziness
  • drug ineffective
  • oropharyngeal pain
  • pain
  • pain in extremity
  • pneumonia
  • carpal tunnel syndrome
6 - 12 months:
  • pneumonia
  • vomiting
  • back pain
  • cardiomegaly
  • choledochal cyst
  • cyanosis neonatal
  • death
  • drug ineffective
  • nausea
  • neonatal respiratory distress syndrome
1 - 2 years:
  • dizziness
  • hyponatraemia
  • nausea
  • sleep apnoea syndrome
  • vomiting
  • atelectasis
  • cartilage injury
  • depression
  • night sweats
  • pain
2 - 5 years:
  • arthralgia
  • dizziness
  • drug ineffective
  • hyponatraemia
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • abdominal discomfort
  • anxiety
  • atelectasis
  • constipation
5 - 10 years:
  • abdominal discomfort
  • abdominal pain upper
  • hepatitis
  • influenza like illness
10+ years:
  • asthma
  • cardio-respiratory arrest
  • hypersensitivity
  • ankylosing spondylitis
  • anxiety
  • arthralgia
  • asthenia
  • balance disorder
  • blood pressure systolic increased
  • chest pain
not specified:
  • pain
  • nausea
  • anxiety
  • pain in extremity
  • headache
  • arthralgia
  • dyspnoea
  • vomiting
  • fatigue
  • dizziness

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • pain
  • nausea
  • pain in extremity
  • anxiety
  • dyspnoea
  • fatigue
  • pyrexia
  • headache
  • vomiting
  • arthralgia
male:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • arthralgia
  • headache
  • depression
  • back pain
  • vomiting
  • dyspnoea
  • asthenia

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • brain oedema
  • bronchopneumonia
  • death
  • foetal exposure during pregnancy
  • pulse absent
  • unresponsive to stimuli
  • vomiting
  • abdominal compartment syndrome
  • ascites
  • blood lactic acid increased
2-9:
  • viral infection
  • pyrexia
  • cough
  • drug administration error
  • ear disorder
  • headache
  • middle ear effusion
  • oropharyngeal pain
  • pneumonia
10-19:
  • pain
  • paraesthesia
  • nausea
  • muscle spasms
  • pain in extremity
  • abdominal pain
  • headache
  • myalgia
  • nephrogenic systemic fibrosis
  • dizziness
20-29:
  • pain
  • abdominal pain upper
  • diarrhoea
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • migraine
  • back pain
  • sickle cell anaemia with crisis
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • dyspnoea
30-39:
  • pain
  • vomiting
  • nausea
  • diarrhoea
  • back pain
  • fatigue
  • arthralgia
  • drug abuse
  • headache
  • dyspnoea
40-49:
  • pain
  • nausea
  • headache
  • drug abuse
  • back pain
  • anxiety
  • vomiting
  • arthralgia
  • pain in extremity
  • asthenia
50-59:
  • pain
  • pyrexia
  • pain in extremity
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • chest pain
  • dizziness
  • dyspnoea
  • fall
  • insomnia
60+:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • dyspnoea
  • fall
  • arthralgia
  • diarrhoea
  • vomiting
  • headache

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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On eHealthMe, Elavil (amitriptyline hydrochloride) is often used to treat depression. Benadryl (diphenhydramine hydrochloride) is often used to treat hypersensitivity. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for and how effective they are.

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