Review: Imitrex and Benadryl
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Imitrex and Benadryl. It is created by eHealthMe based on 158 people who take the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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On Mar, 31, 2014: 158 people who reported to have interactions when taking Imitrex, Benadryl are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Imitrex (sumatriptan succinate)
- Benadryl (diphenhydramine hydrochloride)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Imitrex, Benadryl:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Deep Vein Thrombosis (blood clot in a major vein that usually develops in the legs and/or pelvis)||129|
|Pain In Extremity||126|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||124|
|Arthralgia (joint pain)||114|
|Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)||104|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Imitrex, Benadryl:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Deep Vein Thrombosis (blood clot in a major vein that usually develops in the legs and/or pelvis)||6|
|General Physical Health Deterioration (weak health status)||6|
|Dyspnoea Exertional (breathlessness or shortness of breath)||6|
|Respiration Abnormal (abnormal breathing process)||6|
|Pulmonary Embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)||6|
|Pain In Extremity||6|
How effective are the drugs:
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Breast cancer metastatic
- Breast cancer
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
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Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Imitrex (sumatriptan succinate) is often used to treat migraine. 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:
- Imitrex is used in:
- Benadryl is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Imitrex alternatives:
- Benadryl alternatives:
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