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 719 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 20,233 users)

Benadryl

Benadryl has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in hypersensitivity. (latest outcomes from Benadryl 43,260 users)

On Sep, 16, 2016

719 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:
  • infusion related reaction
  • arthralgia
  • dyspnoea
  • headache
  • malaise
  • nasopharyngitis
  • dizziness
  • pain
  • vomiting
  • disease progression
1 - 6 months:
  • anxiety
  • cardiac murmur
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • convulsion
  • cough
  • diabetes mellitus
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • interstitial lung disease
  • lacunar infarction
  • malaise
6 - 12 months:
  • abdominal pain
  • abnormal dreams
  • adrenal insufficiency
  • anxiety
  • confusional state
  • constipation
  • dizziness postural
  • dry mouth
  • dysuria
  • excoriation
1 - 2 years:
  • cartilage injury
  • depression
  • eye disorder
  • iron deficiency anaemia
  • lower gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • ocular hyperaemia
  • pain
  • purulence
  • sleep apnoea syndrome
  • weight decreased
2 - 5 years:
  • blood pressure increased
  • drowsiness
  • hair loss
  • rash
  • weight gain
  • anxiety aggravated
  • headache
  • malaise
  • stomach discomfort
5 - 10 years:
  • abdominal discomfort
  • arthralgia
  • asthenia
  • body temperature decreased
  • contusion
  • drug ineffective
  • foot deformity
  • impaired healing
  • infusion related reaction
  • intervertebral disc protrusion
10+ years:
  • sinusitis
  • ammonia increased
  • cough
  • insomnia
  • malaise
  • movement disorder
  • nausea
  • pneumonia
  • pruritus
  • throat irritation
not specified:
  • fatigue
  • arthralgia
  • pain
  • nausea
  • dyspnoea
  • diarrhoea
  • headache
  • dizziness
  • anaemia
  • fall

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • pain
  • nausea
  • arthralgia
  • fatigue
  • fall
  • headache
  • dyspnoea
  • urinary tract infection
  • vomiting
  • anxiety
male:
  • dyspnoea
  • fatigue
  • haemoglobin decreased
  • arthralgia
  • dizziness
  • diarrhoea
  • vision blurred
  • cough
  • muscle spasms
  • mental status changes

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • abasia
  • amnesia
  • balance disorder
  • bedridden
  • dyslexia
  • dysphemia
  • fall
  • feeling abnormal
  • gait disturbance
  • mental impairment
2-9:
  • cough
  • ear disorder
  • headache
  • middle ear effusion
  • oropharyngeal pain
  • pneumonia
10-19:
  • blood glucose increased
  • blood triglycerides increased
  • cough
  • dyspnoea
  • urinary tract infection
  • abdominal pain
  • cold sweat
  • electrocardiogram qt prolonged
  • electrolyte imbalance
  • gingival hyperplasia
20-29:
  • pain
  • diarrhoea
  • injury
  • nausea
  • anxiety
  • arthralgia
  • asthenia
  • dyspnoea
  • fatigue
  • headache
30-39:
  • back pain
  • headache
  • crohn's disease
  • drug hypersensitivity
  • drug ineffective
  • injection site pain
  • malaise
  • oropharyngeal pain
  • pruritus
  • nephrolithiasis
40-49:
  • pain
  • nausea
  • dyspnoea
  • headache
  • arthralgia
  • vomiting
  • diarrhoea
  • dizziness
  • muscle spasms
  • malaise
50-59:
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • arthralgia
  • drug ineffective
  • dizziness
  • headache
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • pain
  • diarrhoea
  • urinary tract infection
60+:
  • arthralgia
  • fatigue
  • dyspnoea
  • anaemia
  • osteonecrosis of jaw
  • constipation
  • nausea
  • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • osteoporosis
  • pain

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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