Review: Arimidex and Benadryl drug interactions
This review analyzes the interactions between Arimidex and Benadryl. It is created by eHealthMe based on 249 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
Arimidex (latest outcomes from 14,915 users) has active ingredients of anastrozole. It is often used in breast cancer.
Benadryl (latest outcomes from 29,259 users) has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies.
On Mar, 4, 2014: 249 people who reported to have interactions when taking Arimidex, Benadryl are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Arimidex (anastrozole)
- Benadryl (diphenhydramine hydrochloride)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Arimidex, Benadryl:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Arthralgia (joint pain)||249|
|Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)||246|
|Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (death of bone of jaw)||152|
|Pain In Jaw||125|
|Anaemia (lack of blood)||118|
|Osteoarthritis (a joint disease caused by cartilage loss in a joint)||100|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Arimidex, Benadryl:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Osteonecrosis (death of bone)||9|
|Obstructive Airways Disorder (a progressive disease that makes it hard to breathe)||6|
|Pleural Effusion (water on the lungs)||6|
|Nerve Block (the interruption of signals travelling along a nerve)||6|
|Osteitis (a general term for inflammation of bone)||6|
|Pain In Jaw||6|
|Osteomyelitis (infection of bone)||6|
|Metastatic Neoplasm (spreadable cancer tumour)||6|
How effective are the drugs:
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
Top conditions involved for these people * :n/a
Top co-used drugs for these people * :n/a
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Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Arimidex (anastrozole) is often used to treat breast cancer. 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:
- Arimidex is used in:
- Benadryl is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Arimidex alternatives:
- Benadryl alternatives:
Comments from related studies:
From this study (1 year ago):
Itching started in January 2012 after stopping benadryl. Now it isn't even controlled with benadryl. Tried stopping medications one at a time. Still had itching. It's only controlled with a combo of benadryl and zyrtec twice a day. Pretty severe.
Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
- By MAVRICK717: Did aanyone suffer a bitter taste after taking arimidex and how did you cure it
AFTER TAKING ARIMIDEX FOR THREE WEEKS I DEVELOPED SEVER METALLIC BITTER TASTE IN MY MOUTH. IT HAS GOTTON WORSE.I HAVE NOT TAKEN ANY OTHER DRUGS. DID THIS HAPPEN TO YOU....IF SO HOW DID YOU CURE YOURSELF AND HOW LONG DID IT TAKE
- By Krisleigh: How do you know for sure benadryl caused the hair loss
I'm 36 years old and have been taking Benadryl to help sleep for 6-8 months, 4-5 nights a week. The past couple months I've noticed a ton of shedding especially around my crown towards the mid to back of my part and now see my scalp through the hair that is still there. I'm starting to panic and ha ...
- By Mia: Can i take saphris with sudafed and benadryl
Is it ok to take sudafed and Benadryl cold and flu tablets with saphris bipolar tablets?
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