Review: Lunesta and Benadryl
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions when people take Lunesta and Benadryl. It is created by eHealthMe based on 273 reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Lunesta (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of eszopiclone. It is used in insomnia, sleep disorder, primary insomnia, natural short sleeper.
Benadryl (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is used in allergies, insomnia, itching, sleep disorder.
On Dec, 5, 2013: 273 people who reported to have interactions when taking Lunesta, Benadryl are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Lunesta (eszopiclone)
- Benadryl (diphenhydramine hydrochloride)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Lunesta, Benadryl:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Dyspnoea (difficult or labored breathing)||76|
|Arthralgia (joint pain)||66|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||42|
|Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (death of bone of jaw)||40|
|Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)||32|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Lunesta, Benadryl:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Congenital Cardiovascular Anomaly (birth defect of heart vesseles)||2|
|Atrial Septal Defect (an abnormal opening between the left and right atria of the heart)||2|
|Cardiomegaly (increased size of heart than normal)||2|
|Cardiac Failure Congestive||2|
|Ventricular Septal Defect (a hole in the heart, is a common heart defect that's present at birth (congenital))||2|
|Drug Exposure During Pregnancy||2|
|Pleural Effusion (water on the lungs)||2|
|Swollen Tongue (swelling of tongue)||1|
|Tinnitus (a ringing in the ears)||1|
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 * :
- Diphenhydramine hcl
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
- 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 Psychogirl: I have bipolar disorder and adhd and take nuvigil for the adhd and on occasion take lunesta for sleep. anybody else take this combination and what side effects or effects in general have you noticed?
(for a 63 year old woman who has Bipolar I Disorder, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Renal Failure, Stage 3, Primary Hypothyroidism, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Post-traumatic Stress Disorder, Osteoporosis, Edema - Peripheral, Peripheral Edema, and takes Cymbalta, Lexapro, Lamictal, Latuda, Levothyroxine Sodium, Lunesta, Nuvigil, Maxide, Multivitamin)
I'm anxious about any untoward drug interactions. I can't take stimulants because of a history of abuse. I take Nuvgil for my ADHD and it's the first time I can concentraate in years! I can't believe how much easier it is to organize, get things done, and read. Plus it helps the chronic fatigue I ...
(Number of patients like Psychogirl: 13,931)
- By Norfolk: Can zopiclone cause noise in ears (no tinnitus) if you stop taking it will the noise go away?
(for a 47 year old woman who has Constant Buzzing In Right Ear, and takes Zopiclone)
I am trying to figure out why I have a constant buzzing nosie in my right ear. I am taking Zopiclone now for about 3 months 1/2 dosage 3.75 mg could this be causing the noise in my ear. If it is from the med and I discontinue use will the noise go away? I had a brain MRI came out fine and I was to ...
(Number of patients like Norfolk: 453)
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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)
Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Lunesta (eszopiclone) is often used to treat insomnia. 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:
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- Benadryl is used in:
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