Lamotrigine and Benadryl drug interactions - from FDA reports


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Lamotrigine and Benadryl together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Lamotrigine and Benadryl. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 844 people who take the same drugs from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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Lamotrigine

Lamotrigine has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from Lamotrigine 27,791 users)

Benadryl

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

On Jan, 26, 2017

844 people who take Lamotrigine, Benadryl are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Lamotrigine and Benadryl drug interactions.

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • blood bilirubin increased
  • engraftment syndrome
  • renal failure acute
  • pyrexia
  • rash
  • fatigue
  • stevens-johnson syndrome
  • back pain
  • pain
  • pruritus
1 - 6 months:
  • rash
  • urticaria
  • asthenia
  • depression
  • disorientation
  • gait disturbance
  • pruritus
  • vision blurred
  • abasia
  • aphasia
6 - 12 months:
  • rash
  • depression
  • diarrhoea
  • feeling abnormal
  • hallucination, visual
  • pruritus
  • blister
  • pain
  • drug ineffective
  • pancreatic insufficiency
1 - 2 years:
  • diabetes mellitus
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • constipation
  • cystitis
  • diarrhoea
  • dyspepsia
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • nausea
  • obesity
  • tooth disorder
2 - 5 years:
  • abdominal discomfort
  • abdominal pain
  • abdominal pain upper
  • biliary dyskinesia
  • bronchitis
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • cholesterosis
  • convulsions local
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • depressed level of consciousness
5 - 10 years:
  • abdominal discomfort
  • angioedema
  • anxiety
  • asthma
  • depression
  • epistaxis
  • fatigue
  • fluid retention
  • influenza like illness
  • insomnia
not specified:
  • completed suicide
  • depression
  • pain
  • rash
  • nausea
  • headache
  • pruritus
  • convulsion
  • fatigue
  • vomiting

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • rash
  • pain
  • completed suicide
  • depression
  • nausea
  • pruritus
  • fatigue
  • insomnia
  • convulsion
  • headache
male:
  • drug abuse
  • completed suicide
  • rash
  • weight increased
  • headache
  • gait disturbance
  • pneumonia
  • vomiting
  • dyspnoea
  • mania

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • dehydration
  • foetal exposure during pregnancy
  • hypotonia
  • hypotonia neonatal
  • jaundice
2-9:
  • abnormal behaviour
  • petit mal epilepsy
  • respiratory tract infection
  • seizure
10-19:
  • completed suicide
  • suicidal ideation
  • weight increased
  • akathisia
  • mania
  • pyrexia
  • agitation
  • dyspepsia
  • gait disturbance
  • pneumonia
20-29:
  • completed suicide
  • rash
  • cardio-respiratory arrest
  • convulsion
  • feeling abnormal
  • depression
  • diarrhoea
  • nausea
  • abdominal pain
  • urticaria
30-39:
  • completed suicide
  • drug abuse
  • vomiting
  • convulsion
  • headache
  • loss of consciousness
  • rash
  • nausea
  • nightmare
  • pain
40-49:
  • rash
  • pruritus
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • dizziness
  • depression
  • pain
  • insomnia
  • chest pain
  • nausea
50-59:
  • completed suicide
  • pain
  • fatigue
  • fall
  • cardio-respiratory arrest
  • death
  • rash
  • depression
  • weight decreased
  • drug abuse
60+:
  • back pain
  • headache
  • anxiety
  • pain in extremity
  • loss of consciousness
  • pyrexia
  • convulsion
  • confusional state
  • pneumonia
  • swelling

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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