Review: Benzonatate and Benadryl drug interactions
This review analyzes the interactions between Benzonatate and Benadryl. It is created by eHealthMe based on 154 people who have drug interactions while taking the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Benzonatate (latest outcomes from 1,882 users) has active ingredients of benzonatate. It is often used in cough.
Benadryl (latest outcomes from 29,259 users) has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies.
On Feb, 28, 2014: 154 people who reported to have interactions when taking Benzonatate, Benadryl are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Benzonatate (benzonatate)
- Benadryl (diphenhydramine hydrochloride)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Benzonatate, Benadryl:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)||84|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||32|
|Atelectasis (partial or complete collapse of the lung)||21|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Benzonatate, Benadryl:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)||2|
How effective are the drugs:
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
Top conditions involved for these people * :
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
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Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Benzonatate (benzonatate) is often used to treat cough. Benadryl (diphenhydramine hydrochloride) is often used to treat allergies. 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:
- Benzonatate is used in:
- Benadryl is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Benzonatate alternatives:
- Benadryl alternatives:
Comments from related studies:
From this study (4 years ago):
mainly concerned if it is safe to take these two drugs together because of the drowsiness potential.
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