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 3,206 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 22,699 users)

Benadryl

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

On Aug, 22, 2016

3,206 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
  • hypersensitivity
  • pyrexia
  • erythema
  • dehydration
  • pneumonia
  • vomiting
  • malignant neoplasm progression
  • white blood cell count decreased
1 - 6 months:
  • dehydration
  • anaemia
  • pleural effusion
  • anxiety
  • sinus tachycardia
  • erythema
  • fall
  • nausea
  • malignant neoplasm progression
  • dyspnoea
6 - 12 months:
  • hypertension
  • osteonecrosis
  • tooth extraction
  • malignant neoplasm progression
  • alopecia
  • cerebral infarction
  • chest pain
  • contusion
  • dehydration
  • hypokalaemia
1 - 2 years:
  • aspartate aminotransferase increased
  • c-reactive protein increased
  • malaise
  • osteomyelitis
  • tooth extraction
  • arthralgia
  • bone pain
  • gastrointestinal disorder
  • lupus-like syndrome
  • myocardial ischaemia
2 - 5 years:
  • anaphylactic shock
  • cardio-respiratory arrest
  • cough
  • renal neoplasm
  • hypoaesthesia
  • dysarthria
  • headache
  • mental status changes
  • puncture site pain
  • vision blurred
5 - 10 years:
  • constipation
  • nausea
  • vomiting
not specified:
  • nausea
  • dyspnoea
  • pain
  • pyrexia
  • back pain
  • anaemia
  • anxiety
  • chest pain
  • osteonecrosis of jaw
  • pain in jaw

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • nausea
  • dyspnoea
  • anaemia
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • back pain
  • pain in jaw
  • osteonecrosis of jaw
  • pyrexia
  • vomiting
male:
  • pyrexia
  • nausea
  • dehydration
  • chest pain
  • dyspnoea
  • fatigue
  • pneumonia
  • back pain
  • flushing
  • hypotension

Most common drug interactions by age *:

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

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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