Review: Gabapentin and Benadryl
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Gabapentin and Benadryl. It is created by eHealthMe based on 1,863 people who take the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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On Apr, 1, 2014: 1,863 people who reported to have interactions when taking Gabapentin, Benadryl are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Gabapentin (gabapentin)
- Benadryl (diphenhydramine hydrochloride)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Gabapentin, Benadryl:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Arthralgia (joint pain)||1,320|
|Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)||1,309|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||913|
|Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (death of bone of jaw)||838|
|Pain In Extremity||824|
|Anaemia (lack of blood)||816|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Gabapentin, Benadryl:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Oliguria (not enough urine)||18|
|Amnesia (deficit in memory caused by brain damage, disease, or psychological trauma)||18|
|Hypoglycaemia (deficiency of glucose in the bloodstream)||18|
|Coma (state of unconsciousness lasting more than six hours)||18|
|Hepatic Failure (liver failure)||16|
|Blood Creatinine Increased||12|
|Multiple Drug Overdose||12|
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 * :
- Heparin sodium injection
- Diphenhydramine hcl
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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On eHealthMe, Gabapentin (gabapentin) is often used to treat neuralgia. 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:
- Gabapentin is used in:
- Benadryl is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
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