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Review: Spironolactone and Benadryl





Summary: drug interactions are reported among people who take Spironolactone and Benadryl together.

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Spironolactone and Benadryl. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 572 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Spironolactone has active ingredients of spironolactone. It is often used in acne. (latest outcomes from Spironolactone 26,426 users)

Benadryl has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies. (view latest outcomes from 29,367 users)

On Nov, 27, 2014: 572 people who take Spironolactone, Benadryl are studied

Spironolactone, Benadryl outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Spironolactone (spironolactone)
- Benadryl (diphenhydramine hydrochloride)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Spironolactone is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/a60.00%
(3 of 5 people)
33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
n/an/a
Benadryl is effective50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 3 people)
n/a75.00%
(3 of 4 people)
33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
n/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Orthostatic HypotensionArthralgiaNauseaBipolar Ii DisorderSeromaErectile Dysfunctionn/aNausea
HyponatraemiaCryingLoss Of AppetiteHypomaniaSleep Disorder Due To General Medical Condition, Insomnia TypeDyspnoea
HypersensitivityDepressionLack Of Strength, Muscle Weakness, WeaknessGender Identity DisorderPain
LethargyCardiomyopathyOrgasmic DysfunctionOrgasmic Sensation DecreasedFatigue
AstheniaCardiac Failure CongestiveOrgasmic Sensation DecreasedOrgasmic DysfunctionCardiac Failure Congestive
DiarrhoeaAngerApathyLoss Of AppetiteVomiting
Dermatitis AcneiformAnxietySuicide AttemptLack Of Strength, Muscle Weakness, WeaknessAnxiety
SyncopeInsomniaAstheniaBreathing - Slowed Or StoppedPneumonia
JaundiceSleep Apnoea SyndromeAnorgasmiaTachycardiaOedema Peripheral
PyrexiaMyocardial InfarctionLoss Of LibidoPanic AttacksAsthenia

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Spironolactone is effective50.00%
(4 of 8 people)
33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
Benadryl is effective45.45%
(5 of 11 people)
33.33%
(1 of 3 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
NauseaDyspnoea
PainCardiac Failure Congestive
AnxietyNausea
AstheniaHypotension
FatiguePneumonia
VomitingFatigue
DyspnoeaVomiting
Oedema PeripheralOedema Peripheral
Urinary Tract InfectionBack Pain
DiarrhoeaCholelithiasis

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Spironolactone is effectiven/an/an/a2.86%
(1 of 35 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
33.33%
(2 of 6 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
Benadryl is effectiven/an/an/a5.71%
(2 of 35 people)
14.29%
(2 of 14 people)
8.33%
(1 of 12 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
TachycardiaTracheobronchitisDyspnoea ExertionalInsomniaNauseaAnxietyCardiac Failure CongestiveAsthenia
WheezingGastroenteritis ViralFatigueUrinary Tract InfectionChest PainPainDyspnoeaNausea
PyrexiaPseudomonal BacteraemiaNauseaNauseaCholelithiasisBack PainPainHypotension
Cardio-respiratory ArrestFallAbdominal DistensionPericardial EffusionDiarrhoeaDepressionHepatic FailureFatigue
Respiratory DistressUpper Limb FracturePalpitationsInfluenza Like IllnessHypertensionOedema PeripheralAnxietyAnaemia
VomitingStaphylococcal InfectionChest Pain AggravatedBronchitisGallbladder DisorderDyspnoeaCholelithiasisVomiting
InfectionCentral Line InfectionCardiac ArrestCholecystitisAbdominal Pain UpperArthralgiaCoughDyspnoea
DiarrhoeaRetchingDizzinessCardiac Failure CongestiveBlood Bilirubin IncreasedEar PainDeep Vein ThrombosisCardiac Failure Congestive
CyanosisHeart Rate IncreasedImplant Site InfectionCerebral IschaemiaInjuryCardiac Failure CongestiveAzotaemiaThrombocytopenia
ConvulsionTremorPulmonary HaemorrhageSinusitisHeadacheAspartate Aminotransferase IncreasedNauseaDizziness

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • Overall: Diabetes stays under 120, testosterone levels remain low for age (48, but testosterone levels of 90 year old man). Atypically small penis, testes often recede so that the scrotum is flat and tight. Bi-sexual with periodic gender issues (desire to be feminine). Married, two children and no family issues to include sexual oddities, wife is supportive.

    I am reluctant to bring up sexual and gender issues to Doctor, but have the feeling that gender drift (feelings), small penis and receding testicles and attraction to both sexes (including transgendered males with feminine qualities and penis). I know that all of this makes me rather unusual in terms of societal norms, but this is an honest assessment to the best of my ability. I started becoming sexually active at 13 years old with males first and later (15) with females. I desire only a relationship with a female or shemale (preferable but not realistic so I don't dwell on it).

    Despite gender struggles from 14 to present I joined the US Army and went Airborne and Special Forces, spending a majority of my adult life (even unitl present) as an operator in Special Forces (albeit my age is making that more and more difficult).

    I'm looking for a medical opinion that takes in current health conditions and issues, sexual history and other factors that are tell tale signs of a condition that I am unaware of.

    Reply

    Me on Jan, 4, 2013:

    Forgot to mention that I have one son who has only one testicle but is not infertile. He was operated on at 3 to determine is it was an undescended testicle, however no trace of a second testicle was found. In his 20s he fathered a female child and still no trace of second testicle.

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