Rituxan and Benadryl drug interactions - from FDA reports


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Rituxan and Benadryl together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Rituxan and Benadryl. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 3,401 people who take the same drugs from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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Rituxan

Rituxan has active ingredients of rituximab. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Rituxan 18,910 users)

Benadryl

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

On Jan, 25, 2017

3,401 people who take Rituxan, Benadryl are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Rituxan and Benadryl drug interactions.

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • infusion related reaction
  • arthralgia
  • drug ineffective
  • nausea
  • pyrexia
  • blood pressure increased
  • dyspnoea
  • weight increased
  • nasopharyngitis
  • fatigue
1 - 6 months:
  • fatigue
  • febrile neutropenia
  • pneumonia
  • asthenia
  • dehydration
  • sepsis
  • weight decreased
  • decreased appetite
  • hypotension
  • dyspnoea
6 - 12 months:
  • infusion related reaction
  • drug ineffective
  • weight decreased
  • nasopharyngitis
  • arthralgia
  • blood pressure increased
  • pain
  • weight increased
  • back pain
  • nausea
1 - 2 years:
  • blood pressure increased
  • arthralgia
  • infusion related reaction
  • weight increased
  • cough
  • hepatic enzyme increased
  • biliary dilatation
  • cholelithiasis
  • drug ineffective
  • weight decreased
2 - 5 years:
  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • drug ineffective
  • arthralgia
  • weight decreased
  • nasopharyngitis
  • infusion related reaction
  • fall
  • hypotension
  • pain
  • headache
5 - 10 years:
  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • infusion related reaction
  • drug ineffective
  • weight decreased
  • arthralgia
  • joint swelling
  • localised infection
  • peripheral swelling
  • drug effect decreased
  • pain
not specified:
  • infusion related reaction
  • fatigue
  • arthralgia
  • blood pressure increased
  • pain
  • death
  • nausea
  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • weight decreased
  • cough

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • infusion related reaction
  • arthralgia
  • fatigue
  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • pain
  • nausea
  • blood pressure increased
  • drug ineffective
  • headache
  • weight decreased
male:
  • death
  • infusion related reaction
  • blood pressure increased
  • fatigue
  • arthralgia
  • dyspnoea
  • pyrexia
  • cough
  • hypotension
  • nausea

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • agitation
  • bacteraemia
  • bacteria stool identified
  • blood pressure increased
  • bradycardia
  • bronchial hyperreactivity
  • bronchial obstruction
  • bronchospasm
  • catheter related infection
  • central line infection
2-9:
  • tracheobronchitis
  • catheter related infection
  • deafness bilateral
  • gastroenteritis viral
  • general physical health deterioration
  • heart rate increased
  • infusion related reaction
  • joint contracture
  • meningitis aseptic
  • moraxella infection
10-19:
  • infusion related reaction
  • malaise
  • dyspnoea
  • nausea
  • drug ineffective
  • vomiting
  • body temperature increased
  • cerebral haemorrhage
  • chills
  • cyanosis
20-29:
  • nausea
  • infusion related reaction
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • weight increased
  • arthralgia
  • asthenia
  • vomiting
  • dyspnoea
  • urinary tract infection
30-39:
  • infusion related reaction
  • arthralgia
  • fatigue
  • pain
  • pain in extremity
  • blood potassium decreased
  • contusion
  • malaise
  • gait disturbance
  • foot deformity
40-49:
  • infusion related reaction
  • blood pressure increased
  • arthralgia
  • pneumonia
  • headache
  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • nausea
  • pain
  • bronchitis
  • cystitis
50-59:
  • infusion related reaction
  • arthralgia
  • fatigue
  • pain
  • drug ineffective
  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • nasopharyngitis
  • weight increased
  • blood pressure increased
  • weight decreased
60+:
  • infusion related reaction
  • arthralgia
  • fatigue
  • blood pressure increased
  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • hypotension
  • nausea
  • weight decreased
  • pain
  • dyspnoea

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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On eHealthMe, Rituxan (rituximab) is often used to treat rheumatoid arthritis. 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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