Review: Loratadine and Benadryl drug interactions
This review analyzes the interactions between Loratadine and Benadryl. It is created by eHealthMe based on 1,163 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
Loratadine (latest outcomes from 10,921 users) has active ingredients of loratadine. It is often used in allergies.
Benadryl (latest outcomes from 29,259 users) has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies.
On Feb, 27, 2014: 1,163 people who reported to have interactions when taking Loratadine, Benadryl are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Loratadine (loratadine)
- Benadryl (diphenhydramine hydrochloride)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Loratadine, Benadryl:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)||254|
|Arthralgia (joint pain)||195|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||142|
|Headache (pain in head)||116|
|Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)||112|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Loratadine, Benadryl:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Weight Loss - Unintentional||2|
|Short-term Memory Loss||2|
|Gynaecomastia (enlargement of the gland tissue of the male breast)||1|
|Drug Effect Decreased||1|
|Drug Toxicity Allergy (itch)||1|
|Capillary Bleed (red) In Nasal Passages||1|
How effective are the drugs:
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
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Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Loratadine (loratadine) is often used to treat allergies. Benadryl (diphenhydramine hydrochloride) is often used to treat allergen. 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:
- Loratadine is used in:
- Benadryl is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Loratadine alternatives:
- Benadryl alternatives:
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will any these come up positive
I was on all of these and my daughter was just born a stillborn! I have had 2 previous births that were term and normal. I didn't have to take all of these with them!
Experiencing neuropathy of feet which began after gout attack -- curious if any drug interaction may be partially responsible. Note -- newest refill of Atorvastatin is manufactured by Sandoz, but have not taken any yet.
Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
- By Krisleigh: How do you know for sure benadryl caused the hair loss
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- By Mia: Can i take saphris with sudafed and benadryl
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- By creolesherbet: Does claritin have an anticoagulant effect?
I thought I had conquered my nosebleed problems with saline nasal mist and saline nasal gel, but now I've started on Claritin (actually Walitin, Walgreen's knockoff) for an unrelated reason and the nosebleeds have started again. Is this because of the Claritin or just a coincidence?
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