Review: taking Losartan and Benadryl together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Losartan and Benadryl together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Losartan and Benadryl. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 680 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Losartan

Losartan has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Losartan 23,077 users)

Benadryl

Benadryl has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in hypersensitivity. (latest outcomes from Benadryl 32,636 users)

On Aug, 18, 2016

680 people who take Losartan, Benadryl are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Losartan and Benadryl drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Losartan:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Benadryl:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 50.0% - (1 of 2 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:

Losartan:
  • female: 33.0% - (2 of 6 people)
  • male: 20.0% - (1 of 5 people)
Benadryl:
  • female: 80.0% - (4 of 5 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 5 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Losartan:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 40-49: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 60+: 14.0% - (1 of 7 people)
Benadryl:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 40-49: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • 50-59: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 60+: 20.0% - (1 of 5 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • renal failure
  • diarrhoea
  • anxiety
  • fear
  • pain
  • renal impairment
  • renal injury
  • stress
  • infusion related reaction
  • multi-organ failure
1 - 6 months:
  • dry mouth
  • tooth loss
  • myocardial infarction
  • tooth extraction
  • atrial fibrillation
  • sepsis
  • tooth discolouration
  • urinary tract infection
  • pain
  • syncope
6 - 12 months:
  • bone loss
  • cough aggravated
  • epistaxis
  • haematoma
  • haematuria
  • haemorrhagic diathesis
  • lack of strength, muscle weakness, weakness
  • overdose
  • pain
  • paraesthesia
1 - 2 years:
  • tumour lysis syndrome
  • bone loss
  • dry skin
  • exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness
  • lupus nephritis
  • systemic lupus erythematosus
  • vision blurred
  • nephrogenic systemic fibrosis
  • pneumonia
  • stroke
2 - 5 years:
  • hematospermia
  • dry skin
  • exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness
  • nephrogenic systemic fibrosis
  • plasma cell myeloma
  • vision blurred
5 - 10 years:
  • hematospermia
not specified:
  • dyspnoea
  • diarrhoea
  • fatigue
  • pain
  • nausea
  • anxiety
  • chest pain
  • constipation
  • dizziness
  • osteonecrosis of jaw

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • dyspnoea
  • diarrhoea
  • nausea
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • fatigue
  • pain in extremity
  • vomiting
  • fall
  • headache
male:
  • dyspnoea
  • diarrhoea
  • constipation
  • chest pain
  • fatigue
  • gait disturbance
  • arthralgia
  • depression
  • dizziness
  • anaemia

Most common drug interactions by age *:

2-9:
  • bacillus infection
10-19:
  • hypotension
  • arteriovenous fistula occlusion
  • cardiac arrest
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • diarrhoea
  • drug ineffective
  • focal segmental glomerulosclerosis
  • gastroenteritis
  • nausea
  • rectal bleeding
20-29:
  • dizziness
  • pain
  • abnormal behaviour
  • abscess jaw
  • anaemia of chronic disease
  • anxiety
  • arteriosclerosis
  • arthralgia
  • arthritis
  • arthropathy
30-39:
  • neck pain
  • chest pain
  • diabetes mellitus
  • tremor
  • anxiety
  • arthralgia
  • difficulty in walking
  • dyspnoea
  • fatigue
  • gait disturbance
40-49:
  • dyspnoea
  • infusion related reaction
  • pyrexia
  • diabetes mellitus
  • drug ineffective
  • fatigue
  • osteonecrosis
  • sepsis
  • abasia
  • blood creatinine increased
50-59:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • dyspnoea
  • headache
  • vomiting
  • pruritus
  • hypertension
  • drug ineffective
  • fatigue
60+:
  • diarrhoea
  • dyspnoea
  • fatigue
  • constipation
  • chest pain
  • osteoporosis
  • dizziness
  • nausea
  • osteopenia
  • anaemia

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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