Review: taking Taxol and Benadryl together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Taxol and Benadryl together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Taxol and Benadryl. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 3,982 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Taxol

Taxol has active ingredients of paclitaxel. It is often used in breast cancer. (latest outcomes from Taxol 25,195 users)

Benadryl

Benadryl has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in hypersensitivity. (latest outcomes from Benadryl 43,259 users)

On Sep, 18, 2016

3,982 people who take Taxol, Benadryl are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Taxol and Benadryl drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Taxol:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 100.0% - (3 of 3 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 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)
Benadryl:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 100.0% - (4 of 4 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 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:

Taxol:
  • female: 100.0% - (2 of 2 people)
  • male: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
Benadryl:
  • female: 100.0% - (3 of 3 people)
  • male: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Taxol:
  • 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 0 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 50-59: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 60+: 100.0% - (2 of 2 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 0 people)
  • 40-49: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 50-59: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 60+: 100.0% - (2 of 2 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • dyspnoea
  • nausea
  • pyrexia
  • erythema
  • hypersensitivity
  • dehydration
  • vomiting
  • pneumonia
  • flushing
  • febrile neutropenia
1 - 6 months:
  • dehydration
  • anaemia
  • pleural effusion
  • nausea
  • anxiety
  • erythema
  • pain
  • sinus tachycardia
  • dyspnoea
  • pyrexia
6 - 12 months:
  • hypertension
  • osteonecrosis
  • tooth extraction
  • chest pain
  • malignant neoplasm progression
  • alopecia
  • cerebral infarction
  • contusion
  • dehydration
  • hypokalaemia
1 - 2 years:
  • malaise
  • arthralgia
  • aspartate aminotransferase increased
  • bone pain
  • c-reactive protein increased
  • osteomyelitis
  • tooth extraction
  • gastrointestinal disorder
  • lupus-like syndrome
  • malignant neoplasm progression
2 - 5 years:
  • dysarthria
  • headache
  • mental status changes
  • puncture site pain
  • vision blurred
  • vomiting
  • abscess limb
  • anaemia
  • renal neoplasm
  • hypoaesthesia
5 - 10 years:
  • constipation
  • nausea
  • vomiting
10+ years:
  • cellulitis
  • haematoma
  • pyrexia
  • sepsis
  • subdural haematoma
not specified:
  • death
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • dyspnoea
  • back pain
  • pain
  • vomiting
  • pyrexia
  • anaemia
  • diarrhoea

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • nausea
  • death
  • fatigue
  • dyspnoea
  • pain
  • back pain
  • anaemia
  • vomiting
  • pyrexia
  • anxiety
male:
  • death
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • pyrexia
  • dyspnoea
  • dehydration
  • chest pain
  • back pain
  • vomiting
  • hypotension

Most common drug interactions by age *:

10-19:
  • hypotension
  • acute respiratory failure
  • haemorrhage intracranial
  • convulsion
  • failure to thrive
  • pneumonia streptococcal
  • sepsis
  • adverse event
  • blood creatinine increased
  • dehydration
20-29:
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • pain
  • dyspnoea
  • anxiety
  • death
  • back pain
  • tachycardia
  • hyperhidrosis
  • convulsion
30-39:
  • pain
  • anaemia
  • dyspnoea
  • intervertebral disc protrusion
  • pyrexia
  • osteoarthritis
  • mood swings
  • weight increased
  • fatigue
  • toothache
40-49:
  • pain
  • pain in jaw
  • nausea
  • anxiety
  • erythema
  • fatigue
  • tooth extraction
  • chest pain
  • bone disorder
  • impaired healing
50-59:
  • nausea
  • dyspnoea
  • fatigue
  • vomiting
  • anaemia
  • death
  • bone disorder
  • swelling
  • pyrexia
  • pain
60+:
  • nausea
  • dyspnoea
  • pyrexia
  • dehydration
  • back pain
  • death
  • fatigue
  • vomiting
  • pneumonia
  • diarrhoea

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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