Review: taking Vistaril and Benadryl together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Vistaril and Benadryl together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Vistaril and Benadryl. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,169 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Vistaril

Vistaril has active ingredients of hydroxyzine hydrochloride. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Vistaril 4,879 users)

Benadryl

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

On Aug, 23, 2016

1,169 people who take Vistaril, Benadryl are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Vistaril and Benadryl drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Vistaril:
  • < 1 month: 10.0% - (1 of 10 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 11.0% - (1 of 9 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
Benadryl:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 7 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 14.0% - (1 of 7 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 100.0% - (2 of 2 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 40.0% - (2 of 5 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 10+ years: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Vistaril:
  • female: 17.0% - (4 of 23 people)
  • male: 20.0% - (1 of 5 people)
Benadryl:
  • female: 27.0% - (6 of 22 people)
  • male: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Vistaril:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 9 people)
  • 40-49: 14.0% - (1 of 7 people)
  • 50-59: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)
  • 60+: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
Benadryl:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • 30-39: 11.0% - (1 of 9 people)
  • 40-49: 16.0% - (1 of 6 people)
  • 50-59: 50.0% - (2 of 4 people)
  • 60+: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • acute myeloid leukaemia
  • dyspnoea
  • blood bilirubin increased
  • engraftment syndrome
  • renal failure acute
  • abortion induced
  • blood pressure increased
  • trisomy 21
  • decreased appetite
  • weight decreased
1 - 6 months:
  • tremor
  • aggression
  • anaphylaxis
  • bone marrow failure
  • depressed mood
  • disorientation
  • dysarthria
  • hives
  • homicide
  • loss of control of legs
6 - 12 months:
  • convulsion
  • cardiac arrest
  • haemorrhage
  • abdominal pain upper
  • ascites
  • blood pressure systolic decreased
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • chronic pain
  • coagulopathy
  • complications of transplanted liver
1 - 2 years:
  • convulsion
  • abdominal pain lower
  • cardiac arrest
  • haemorrhage
  • nephrogenic systemic fibrosis
  • agitation
  • ascites
  • blood pressure systolic decreased
  • bruxism
  • coagulopathy
2 - 5 years:
  • hysterectomy
  • irregular heart beat
  • joint pain
  • tremor
10+ years:
  • breathing difficulty - lying down
  • breathing sounds
  • chronic pain
  • itching
  • abdominal pain lower
  • breast cancer
  • ovarian cysts
  • polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos)
not specified:
  • dyspnoea
  • fatigue
  • arthralgia
  • back pain
  • nausea
  • pain
  • pruritus
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • fall

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • dyspnoea
  • back pain
  • arthralgia
  • fatigue
  • anaemia
  • fall
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • headache
  • pain in extremity
male:
  • dyspnoea
  • pyrexia
  • fatigue
  • thrombocytopenia
  • nausea
  • pruritus
  • weight decreased
  • pain
  • renal failure acute
  • staphylococcal bacteraemia

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • blood glucose increased
  • urticaria
  • cushing's syndrome
  • hypokalaemia
  • sebaceous naevus
  • surgery
  • synostosis
2-9:
  • diarrhoea
  • swelling face
  • pain in extremity
  • atrial septal defect
  • cholecystitis acute
  • cleft lip and palate
  • failure to thrive
  • holoprosencephaly
  • hypotelorism of orbit
  • irritability
10-19:
  • blood bilirubin increased
  • histiocytosis haematophagic
  • alanine aminotransferase increased
  • aspartate aminotransferase increased
  • rash erythematous
  • vomiting
  • rash
  • renal failure acute
  • engraftment syndrome
  • pyrexia
20-29:
  • dyspnoea
  • arthralgia
  • chest discomfort
  • tachycardia
  • blood pressure increased
  • hodgkin's disease
  • impetigo
  • keratoconjunctivitis sicca
  • lacrimation increased
  • lung disorder
30-39:
  • pruritus
  • abdominal pain
  • bronchitis
  • fatigue
  • contusion
  • fall
  • obesity
  • joint swelling
  • mycosis fungoides
  • blood cholesterol increased
40-49:
  • dyspnoea
  • fatigue
  • depression
  • nausea
  • pruritus
  • pyrexia
  • pain
  • vomiting
  • insomnia
  • arthralgia
50-59:
  • headache
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • dyspnoea
  • dizziness
  • back pain
  • fall
  • pulmonary hypertension
  • cough
  • injury
60+:
  • dyspnoea
  • hypotension
  • back pain
  • anaemia
  • arthralgia
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • diarrhoea
  • vomiting
  • weight decreased

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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