Review: Nuvigil and Benadryl
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions when people take Nuvigil and Benadryl. It is created by eHealthMe based on 25 reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Nuvigil (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of armodafinil. It is often used in narcolepsy.
Benadryl (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies.
On Oct, 6, 2013: 25 people who reported to have interactions when taking Nuvigil, Benadryl are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Nuvigil (armodafinil)
- Benadryl (diphenhydramine hydrochloride)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Nuvigil, Benadryl:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|1||Deep Vein Thrombosis||10|
|4||Urinary Tract Infection||6|
|8||Intervertebral Disc Degeneration||5|
|10||Osteonecrosis Of Jaw||5|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Nuvigil, Benadryl:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Breast cancer
- Sleep disorder
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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- By tlcfisher: What would cause a false positive for valium? i.e. i didnt take it, but has shown up in several of my urine test
(for a 32 year old woman who takes Suboxone, Lisinopril And Hydrochlorothiazide, Melatonin, Benadryl, Excedrin, Ranitidine)
I've been going to my Suboxone doctor for over a year now. In that time all I have done (as far as "narcotic" go) is my Suboxone and when my grandpa passed she wrote me a small script, on 2 different occasion for Xanax 0.5 (which I was actually able to hold onto until about a month ago..) Well, yest ...
(Number of patients like tlcfisher: 1,929)
- By Psychogirl: I have bipolar disorder and adhd and take nuvigil for the adhd and on occasion take lunesta for sleep. anybody else take this combination and what side effects or effects in general have you noticed?
(for a 63 year old woman who has Bipolar I Disorder, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Renal Failure, Stage 3, Primary Hypothyroidism, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Post-traumatic Stress Disorder, Osteoporosis, Edema - Peripheral, Peripheral Edema, and takes Cymbalta, Lexapro, Lamictal, Latuda, Levothyroxine Sodium, Lunesta, Nuvigil, Maxide, Multivitamin)
I'm anxious about any untoward drug interactions. I can't take stimulants because of a history of abuse. I take Nuvgil for my ADHD and it's the first time I can concentraate in years! I can't believe how much easier it is to organize, get things done, and read. Plus it helps the chronic fatigue I ...
(Number of patients like Psychogirl: 13,931)
- By doublemajor2013: Hallucination reaction
(for a 25 year old woman who has Hallucinations, Mixed, and takes Risperdal, Lidocaine, Benadryl, Xanax, Zoloft)
In July I had a horrible hallucination reaction due to the medication I take, I take the Risperdal, Zoloft, and Xanax at night due to my anxiety and depression and the lidocaine Benadryl and there was one more drug. those three were combined for a special mouthwash called magic mouth wash. Do you t ...
(Number of patients like doublemajor2013: 4,354)
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- By Jillie: Leg pain and occasional arm and hand pain
(for a 69 year old woman who has Lower Leg Pain, and takes Benadryl)
I started having leg pains at night, lower leg felt like the muscle and bone were being pulled causing sharp pain. It was relieved by getting up and walking but would last most of the night. I finally realized after suffering this over and over for months, that it only happened when I had taken be ...
(Number of patients like Jillie: 641)
- By lovemyfamily6: Libido increase with xyrem
(for a 48 year old woman who has Thyroid Operation, Cataplexy, Narcolepsy, Migraine Prophylaxis, and takes Synthroid, Inderal La, Cymbalta, Xyrem, Nuvigil)
Although it appears by my med list that I am a train wreck, its quite the contrary. Now that my migraine headaches have been controlled by Inderal & Cymbalta and my thyroid is under control, the only thing left to do was to fall asleep at the oddest times, which progressed to not being able to stand ...
(Number of patients like lovemyfamily6: 6,498)
Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Nuvigil (armodafinil) is often used to treat narcolepsy. 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:
- Nuvigil is used in:
- Benadryl is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
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- Benadryl alternatives:
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