Review: Benadryl and Cogentin
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Benadryl and Cogentin. It is created by eHealthMe based on 357 people who take the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
On Apr, 2, 2014: 357 people who reported to have interactions when taking Benadryl, Cogentin are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Benadryl (diphenhydramine hydrochloride)
- Cogentin (benztropine mesylate)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Benadryl, Cogentin:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Diabetes Mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)||165|
|Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||91|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||76|
|Tardive Dyskinesia (a disorder that involves involuntary movements)||72|
|Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)||70|
|Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)||69|
|Extrapyramidal Disorder (involuntary muscle spasms in the face and neck)||63|
|Headache (pain in head)||58|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Benadryl, Cogentin:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Agitation Aggravated (state of anxiety or nervous excitement)||3|
|Respiratory Arrest (cessation of normal respiration due to failure of the lungs to function effectively)||3|
|Respiratory Failure (inadequate gas exchange by the respiratory system)||3|
|Coma (state of unconsciousness lasting more than six hours)||3|
|Hyperactivity Syndrome Aggravated||2|
|Drug Interaction Nos||2|
|Drug Toxicity Nos||2|
|Foreign Body Trauma (injury by foreign particle)||2|
How effective are the drugs:
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Bipolar disorder
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Diphenhydramine hcl
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Benadryl (diphenhydramine hydrochloride) is often used to treat allergies. Cogentin (benztropine mesylate) is often used to treat tardive dyskinesia. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
What is the drug used for and how effective is it:
- Benadryl is used in:
- Cogentin is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
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Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
- Have benadryl users ever experienced sudden onset hearing loss in one ear? does i hearing return?
I've been taking Benadryl tablets to control intense itching for the past two months or so. My last tablet was 2 days ago. Today, over the course of 2 hours, I've lost a significant amount of hearing in one ear. Has anyone else experienced this? Was your hearing restored, and if so, with treatmen ...
- How do you know for sure benadryl caused the hair loss
I'm 36 years old and have been taking Benadryl to help sleep for 6-8 months, 4-5 nights a week. The past couple months I've noticed a ton of shedding especially around my crown towards the mid to back of my part and now see my scalp through the hair that is still there. I'm starting to panic and ha ...
- Can i take saphris with sudafed and benadryl
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