Review: Loratadine and Benadryl
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions when people take Loratadine and Benadryl. It is created by eHealthMe based on 1,147 reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Loratadine (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of loratadine. It is used in allergies, allergic rhinitis, allergic sinusitis, eye allergy, seasonal allergy, multiple allergies
Benadryl (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is used in allergies, insomnia, itching, allergic sinusitis, sleep disorder, eye allergy
On Oct, 8, 2013: 1,147 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)
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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)
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- By tlcfisher: What would cause a false positive for valium? i.e. i didnt take it, but has shown up in several of my urine test
(for a 32 year old woman who takes Suboxone, Lisinopril And Hydrochlorothiazide, Melatonin, Benadryl, Excedrin, Ranitidine)
I've been going to my Suboxone doctor for over a year now. In that time all I have done (as far as "narcotic" go) is my Suboxone and when my grandpa passed she wrote me a small script, on 2 different occasion for Xanax 0.5 (which I was actually able to hold onto until about a month ago..) Well, yest ...
(Number of patients like tlcfisher: 1,929)
- By doublemajor2013: Hallucination reaction
(for a 25 year old woman who has Hallucinations, Mixed, and takes Risperdal, Lidocaine, Benadryl, Xanax, Zoloft)
In July I had a horrible hallucination reaction due to the medication I take, I take the Risperdal, Zoloft, and Xanax at night due to my anxiety and depression and the lidocaine Benadryl and there was one more drug. those three were combined for a special mouthwash called magic mouth wash. Do you t ...
(Number of patients like doublemajor2013: 4,354)
- By GoldiesAD: I was diagnosed with low risk prostate cancer 6 years ago, and food allergies 4 years ago. i was told that with cancer, i should not be taking claritin.
(for a 82 year old man who has Itching, and takes Claritin)
I have severe itching and forever scratching myself. I take Claritin to ease the itchiness. Since I also have prostate cancer, I was told that I should not be taking an antishistamine because it would cause cancer to spread. Any comments on that?
(Number of patients like GoldiesAD: 643)
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- By Jillie: Leg pain and occasional arm and hand pain
(for a 69 year old woman who has Lower Leg Pain, and takes Benadryl)
I started having leg pains at night, lower leg felt like the muscle and bone were being pulled causing sharp pain. It was relieved by getting up and walking but would last most of the night. I finally realized after suffering this over and over for months, that it only happened when I had taken be ...
(Number of patients like Jillie: 641)
- By Nikkiney.79: Living with chronic pain while battling with psychological disorders.
(for a 34 year old woman who has Spondylolysis, Intervertebral Disc Degeneration, Lordosis, Osteoarthritis, Fibromyalgia, Anxiety Disorder, PTSD, Panic Disorder, Fatigue - Chronic, Chronic Sinusitis, Chronic Gastritis, Insomnia, and takes Fentanyl, Gabapentin, Concerta, Cymbalta, Norco, Baclofen, Loratadine, Flonase, Omeprazole, Melatonin)
I have had back problems since 2004. I have been on pain management since 2007. A year ago I was diagnosed with Fibromyalgia. Not only does fibromyalgia cause deep wide spread pain, it also makes me feel lethargic, fluish, and greatly effects my daily life. I also have some psychological conditions ...
(Number of patients like Nikkiney.79: 12,157)
- By MaryAAMeyer: Oxybutynin chloride and chest pain
(for a 68 year old woman who has Cellulitis And Clindamycin, Urge Incontinance, Hyperacidity, Beta-thalassemia Minor, Degenerative Joint Disease, Post-thyroidectomy, Non-cardiac Chest Pain, and takes Clindamycin Hydrochloride, Aspirin, Dimenhydrinate, Calcium, Loratadine, Omeprazole, Levothyroxine Sodium, Oxybutynin Chloride)
A urologist prescribed Vesicare (and Estrace cream) early in 2013 for urge incontinance. When hospitalized for cellulitis (never had it before) in May (2013), I took lots of I-V Clindamycin. The hospital had Ditropan on their formulary, and the urologist switched to it (it was cheaper)--and I con ...
(Number of patients like MaryAAMeyer: 8,581)
Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Loratadine (loratadine) is often used to treat allergies. 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:
- Loratadine is used in:
- Benadryl is used in:
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