Review: taking Meloxicam and Benadryl together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Meloxicam and Benadryl together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Meloxicam and Benadryl. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 423 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Meloxicam

Meloxicam has active ingredients of meloxicam. It is often used in arthritis. (latest outcomes from Meloxicam 13,699 users)

Benadryl

Benadryl has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in hypersensitivity. (latest outcomes from Benadryl 33,627 users)

On Aug, 25, 2016

423 people who take Meloxicam, Benadryl are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Meloxicam and Benadryl drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Meloxicam:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 4 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Benadryl:
  • < 1 month: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 10+ years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Meloxicam:
  • female: 20.0% - (2 of 10 people)
  • male: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
Benadryl:
  • female: 55.0% - (5 of 9 people)
  • male: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Meloxicam:
  • 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 2 people)
  • 30-39: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)
  • 60+: 50.0% - (2 of 4 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: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 30-39: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 40-49: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 50-59: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 60+: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • headache
  • arthralgia
  • dizziness
  • pain
  • vomiting
  • gait disturbance
  • hypoaesthesia
  • infusion related reaction
  • joint swelling
  • malaise
1 - 6 months:
  • anxiety
  • cardiac murmur
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • convulsion
  • diabetes mellitus
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • interstitial lung disease
  • lacunar infarction
  • palmar-plantar erythrodysaesthesia syndrome
  • paraesthesia
6 - 12 months:
  • abnormal dreams
  • adrenal insufficiency
  • anxiety
  • confusional state
  • constipation
  • dizziness postural
  • dry mouth
  • dysuria
  • excoriation
  • abdominal pain
2 - 5 years:
  • blood pressure increased
  • drowsiness
  • hair loss
  • rash
  • weight gain
  • anxiety aggravated
  • headache
  • malaise
  • stomach discomfort
not specified:
  • fatigue
  • arthralgia
  • pain
  • dyspnoea
  • nausea
  • diarrhoea
  • osteonecrosis of jaw
  • anaemia
  • osteoporosis
  • chest pain

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • pain
  • arthralgia
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • urinary tract infection
  • fall
  • anxiety
  • headache
  • vomiting
  • dyspnoea
male:
  • dyspnoea
  • fatigue
  • arthralgia
  • haemoglobin decreased
  • cough
  • diarrhoea
  • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • dizziness
  • osteoporosis
  • mental status changes

Most common drug interactions by age *:

2-9:
  • cough
  • ear disorder
  • headache
  • middle ear effusion
  • oropharyngeal pain
  • pneumonia
10-19:
  • apnoea
  • cervical cord compression
  • convulsion
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • endocarditis
  • headache
  • hepatosplenomegaly
  • osteomyelitis
  • pain
  • pain in jaw
20-29:
  • pain
  • diarrhoea
  • injury
  • nausea
  • anxiety
  • arthralgia
  • asthenia
  • dyspnoea
  • fatigue
  • headache
30-39:
  • crohn's disease
  • injection site pain
  • angioedema
  • drug hypersensitivity
  • drug ineffective
  • haemorrhoids
  • headache
  • hypoaesthesia
  • injection site erythema
  • injection site haemorrhage
40-49:
  • pain
  • arthralgia
  • headache
  • nausea
  • oedema peripheral
  • vomiting
  • depression
  • fall
  • cardiomegaly
  • gait disturbance
50-59:
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • anxiety
  • arthralgia
  • depression
  • diarrhoea
  • dizziness
  • pain
  • drug ineffective
60+:
  • fatigue
  • arthralgia
  • dyspnoea
  • osteonecrosis of jaw
  • anaemia
  • constipation
  • osteoporosis
  • osteoarthritis
  • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • syncope

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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