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Review: Gabapentin and Benadryl

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

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Gabapentin and Benadryl. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,926 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Gabapentin (latest outcomes from 39,499 users) has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia.

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Benadryl (latest outcomes from 29,359 users) has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies.

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On Nov, 25, 2014: 1,925 people who take Gabapentin, Benadryl are studied

Gabapentin, Benadryl outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Gabapentin (gabapentin)
- Benadryl (diphenhydramine hydrochloride)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Gabapentin is effective40.00%
(2 of 5 people)
30.00%
(3 of 10 people)
33.33%
(2 of 6 people)
33.33%
(3 of 9 people)
25.00%
(3 of 12 people)
75.00%
(3 of 4 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
Benadryl is effective16.67%
(2 of 12 people)
20.00%
(1 of 5 people)
100.00%
(4 of 4 people)
50.00%
(3 of 6 people)
66.67%
(4 of 6 people)
71.43%
(5 of 7 people)
83.33%
(5 of 6 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
HypotensionPneumonitisAppendicitisComaConfusional StateSleep DisorderNeck TightnessPain
FatigueHypernatraemiaDiabetic NeuropathyDrug IneffectiveOliguriaDrug IneffectivePalpitationsAnxiety
Pain In ExtremityPneumonia Respiratory Syncytial ViralDiabetic FootHepatic FailureHepatic FailureHepatitis BLightheadednessNausea
Aspartate Aminotransferase IncreasedAcute Respiratory Distress SyndromeDiabetes Mellitus Inadequate ControlSuicide AttemptMultiple Drug OverdoseHepatitis CMuscle SpasmsArthralgia
Renal Failure AcuteHypotensionBlood Cholesterol IncreasedOliguriaComaFeeling AbnormalBack Pain
Deep Vein ThrombosisBlood Bilirubin IncreasedGlucose Tolerance ImpairedAmnesiaSuicide AttemptHepatitis APain In Extremity
Platelet Count DecreasedBreast CancerObesityAppendicitisBlood Creatinine IncreasedInfluenzaDyspnoea
DehydrationDuodenal Ulcer PerforationRoad Traffic AccidentBlood Creatinine IncreasedHypoglycaemiaHaemorrhoidsAnaemia
Alanine Aminotransferase IncreasedRespiratory FailureNephrogenic Fibrosing DermopathyHypoglycaemiaAmnesiaPneumoniaVomiting
AnaemiaInterstitial Lung DiseaseHypoxiaMultiple Drug OverdoseDrug IneffectiveWeight DecreasedOsteonecrosis Of Jaw

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Gabapentin is effective31.43%
(11 of 35 people)
42.86%
(6 of 14 people)
Benadryl is effective54.29%
(19 of 35 people)
46.15%
(6 of 13 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
PainPain
ArthralgiaAnxiety
AnxietyNausea
NauseaPain In Extremity
DyspnoeaBack Pain
Pain In ExtremityDepression
Back PainArthralgia
AnaemiaVomiting
Osteonecrosis Of JawHeadache
FatigueAnaemia

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Gabapentin is effectiven/an/an/a22.22%
(2 of 9 people)
10.00%
(3 of 30 people)
16.67%
(3 of 18 people)
37.50%
(6 of 16 people)
14.29%
(3 of 21 people)
Benadryl is effectiven/an/an/a20.00%
(2 of 10 people)
23.33%
(7 of 30 people)
25.00%
(4 of 16 people)
40.00%
(6 of 15 people)
31.58%
(6 of 19 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Orthostatic HypotensionGastrointestinal Mucosal ExfoliationNephrogenic Systemic FibrosisPainPainPainPainFall
StillbirthHaematocheziaPainDyspnoeaAnxietyAnxietyAnxietyFatigue
Umbilical Cord Around NeckDiarrhoea HaemorrhagicPain In ExtremityNauseaHeadacheBack PainPain In ExtremityAnaemia
Urinary Tract InfectionUlcer HaemorrhageCardiac ArrestLung DisorderPyrexiaDiarrhoeaNauseaPain
Type 2 Diabetes MellitusPneumatosis IntestinalisHypotensionLymphadenopathyDiarrhoeaHeadacheArthralgiaPain In Extremity
NephrolithiasisMalignant Neoplasm ProgressionPyrexiaTachycardiaVomitingPain In ExtremityInjuryOsteoarthritis
Pericardial EffusionNeuroblastomaMetaplasiaSynovial CystParaesthesiaNauseaHypoaesthesiaNausea
Pulmonary HypertensionContusionSkin IndurationArthralgiaHallucinationArthralgiaDyspnoeaDyspnoea
SepsisSkin TightnessNeuropathy PeripheralDyspnoeaVomitingOsteoarthritisBack Pain
Chest PainPulmonary FibrosisOral HerpesSuicidal IdeationAnaemiaEmotional DistressOsteonecrosis Of Jaw

* 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.

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