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Review: taking Meloxicam and Benadryl together

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

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Meloxicam and Benadryl. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 305 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

 

 

 

 

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What are the drugs

Meloxicam has active ingredients of meloxicam. It is often used in arthritis. (latest outcomes from 10,362 Meloxicam users)

Benadryl has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from 29,395 Benadryl users)

On Feb, 11, 2015: 305 people who take Meloxicam, Benadryl are studied

Meloxicam, Benadryl outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Meloxicam (meloxicam)
- Benadryl (diphenhydramine hydrochloride)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Meloxicam is effective0.00%
(0 of 4 people)
25.00%
(1 of 4 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/a50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/a
Benadryl is effective33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/a66.67%
(2 of 3 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
DysuriaGastrooesophageal Reflux DiseaseAbdominal Painn/aMalaisen/an/aArthralgia
Oedema PeripheralDiabetes MellitusPostoperative IleusStomach DiscomfortFatigue
HeadacheLacunar InfarctionUrine Output IncreasedAnxiety AggravatedPain
Renal Cell CarcinomaTransient Ischaemic AttackIleusHeadacheAnaemia
Throat TightnessInterstitial Lung DiseaseHyponatraemiaBlood Pressure IncreasedDyspnoea
Disease ProgressionPalmar-plantar Erythrodysaesthesia SyndromeFallHair LossNausea
ChokingConvulsionExcoriationWeight GainOsteonecrosis Of Jaw
Middle InsomniaParaesthesiaConstipationDrowsinessDiarrhoea
Influenza Like IllnessCerebrovascular AccidentMicturition UrgencyRashFall
NauseaAnxietyHallucinationDepression

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Meloxicam is effective11.11%
(1 of 9 people)
33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
Benadryl is effective50.00%
(4 of 8 people)
33.33%
(1 of 3 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
PainDyspnoea
NauseaArthralgia
ArthralgiaHaemoglobin Decreased
FallDepression
FatigueDizziness
Urinary Tract InfectionChest Pain
AnxietyHypoaesthesia
VomitingMyalgia
HeadacheFatigue
AnaemiaSeborrhoeic Dermatitis

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Meloxicam is effectiven/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
0.00%
(0 of 3 people)
14.29%
(1 of 7 people)
Benadryl is effectiven/an/an/a50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
16.67%
(1 of 6 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
n/an/aUlcerAbdominal PainLip SwellingPainGastrooesophageal Reflux DiseaseFatigue
SnoringCholecystitis ChronicHypoaesthesiaArthralgiaAnxietyArthralgia
Unresponsive To StimuliBiliary DyskinesiaDrug HypersensitivityDepressionNauseaAnaemia
Pain In JawPainCrohn's DiseaseHeadacheDepressionOsteonecrosis Of Jaw
HeadacheNauseaAngioedemaOedema PeripheralArthralgiaConstipation
Pulmonary OedemaInjurySwollen TonguePalmar-plantar Erythrodysaesthesia SyndromeDizzinessDyspnoea
PyrexiaDiarrhoeaArthritisDrug IneffectivePainOsteoporosis
HepatosplenomegalySwollen TongueFistulaFallDiarrhoeaSyncope
ApnoeaGastrointestinal DisorderCoughMalnutritionInsomniaChronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Throat IrritationArthralgiaInterstitial Lung DiseaseHeadacheChest Pain

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Complete drug side effects:

On eHealthMe, Meloxicam (meloxicam) is often used to treat arthritis. 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:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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