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Review: taking Keppra and Benadryl together

Summary: drug interactions are reported among people who take Keppra and Benadryl together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Keppra and Benadryl. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 278 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Keppra has active ingredients of levetiracetam. It is often used in epilepsy. (latest outcomes from 21,262 Keppra users)

Benadryl has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from 29,405 Benadryl users)

On Apr, 28, 2015: 278 people who take Keppra, Benadryl are studied

Keppra, Benadryl outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Keppra (levetiracetam)
- Benadryl (diphenhydramine hydrochloride)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Keppra is effective33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/a50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
n/an/an/a
Benadryl is effective0.00%
(0 of 3 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/a50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
n/an/a

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Keppra is effective25.00%
(1 of 4 people)
50.00%
(2 of 4 people)
Benadryl is effective0.00%
(0 of 4 people)
33.33%
(1 of 3 people)

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Keppra is effectiven/a0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
100.00%
(2 of 2 people)
0.00%
(0 of 3 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/an/a
Benadryl is effectiven/a0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 3 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Blood Bilirubin IncreasedToxic Epidermal NecrolysisDizzinessn/an/aDizzinessn/aConvulsion
Renal Failure AcuteSeizure AnoxicNausea
ConvulsionHeadache
FatigueVomiting
Red Blood Cell Sedimentation Rate IncreasedDiarrhoea
Gamma-glutamyltransferase IncreasedAnaemia
Brain OedemaPyrexia
Transferrin Saturation DecreasedDyspnoea
High Density Lipoprotein DecreasedPneumonia
Mean Platelet Volume DecreasedTremor

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
NauseaConvulsion
ConvulsionDyspnoea
HeadacheAnaemia
VomitingNeutropenia
AstheniaVomiting
DepressionThrombocytopenia
DiarrhoeaRenal Failure Acute
AnxietyMental Status Changes
Pain In ExtremityNausea
SyncopeHypotension

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
n/aDehydrationBlood Bilirubin IncreasedHeadacheConvulsionFatigueNauseaConvulsion
HaematocheziaConvulsionVomitingAlanine Aminotransferase IncreasedNauseaPyrexiaNausea
Diarrhoea HaemorrhagicHeadacheNauseaBlood Bilirubin IncreasedFallConvulsionAnaemia
Haemoglobin DecreasedRenal Failure AcuteDiarrhoeaSerum Ferritin IncreasedConvulsionTremorMental Status Changes
Gastrointestinal Mucosal ExfoliationEngraftment SyndromeConvulsionBlood Creatine Phosphokinase IncreasedNeutropeniaOxygen Saturation DecreasedLoss Of Consciousness
Bacillus InfectionNeutropeniaMalaiseDeep Vein ThrombosisDyspnoeaHypersensitivityUnresponsive To Stimuli
Ulcer HaemorrhageBlood Alkaline Phosphatase IncreasedUterine Contractions During PregnancyHigh Density Lipoprotein DecreasedGastrooesophageal Reflux DiseaseDizzinessAsthenia
HypokalaemiaAlanine Aminotransferase IncreasedDyspepsiaThyroxine Free DecreasedWeight IncreasedOesophageal InfectionRenal Failure Chronic
Disease ProgressionFallSubarachnoid HaemorrhageMean Platelet Volume DecreasedPneumoniaPancytopeniaPneumonia
Pneumatosis IntestinalisHypoxiaCerebrovascular AccidentBlood Glucose IncreasedDeep Vein ThrombosisLymphopeniaAnxiety

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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On eHealthMe, Keppra (levetiracetam) is often used to treat epilepsy. Benadryl (diphenhydramine hydrochloride) is often used to treat insomnia. 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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