Review: Ritalin and Benadryl
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Ritalin and Benadryl. It is created by eHealthMe based on 275 people who take the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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On Mar, 29, 2014: 275 people who reported to have interactions when taking Ritalin, Benadryl are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Ritalin (methylphenidate hydrochloride)
- Benadryl (diphenhydramine hydrochloride)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Ritalin, Benadryl:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)||145|
|Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)||103|
|Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (death of bone of jaw)||98|
|Pain In Extremity||98|
|Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (a progressive disease that makes it hard to breathe)||94|
|Metastases To Bone (cancer spreads to bone)||94|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Ritalin, Benadryl:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Hypertension (high blood pressure)||18|
|Learning Disability (difficulty in learning)||18|
|Bipolar Disorder (mood disorder)||18|
|Mental Disorder (a psychological term for a mental or behavioural pattern or anomaly that causes distress or disability)||18|
|Mood Swings (an extreme or rapid change in mood)||18|
How effective are the drugs:
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder
- Breast cancer metastatic
- Multiple sclerosis
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Diphenhydramine hcl
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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On eHealthMe, Ritalin (methylphenidate hydrochloride) is often used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. 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:
- Ritalin is used in:
- Benadryl is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
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