Review: Valium and Benadryl
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions when people take Valium and Benadryl. It is created by eHealthMe based on 1,268 reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Valium (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of diazepam. It is used in stress and anxiety, generalized anxiety disorder, muscle spasms, insomnia.
Benadryl (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is used in allergies, insomnia, itching, allergic sinusitis.
On Dec, 4, 2013: 1,268 people who reported to have interactions when taking Valium, Benadryl are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Valium (diazepam)
- Benadryl (diphenhydramine hydrochloride)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Valium, Benadryl:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Dyspnoea (difficult or labored breathing)||288|
|Headache (pain in head)||171|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||157|
|Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)||152|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Valium, Benadryl:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||2|
|Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)||2|
|Arthritis (form of joint disorder that involves inflammation of one or more joints)||1|
|Tooth Disorder (tooth disease)||1|
How effective are the drugs:
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
Top conditions involved for these people * :
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Heparin sodium injection
- Diphenhydramine hcl
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
- 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 Curious: Chronic diazepam use and retrograde memory loss
(for a 52 year old woman who has Generalized Anxiety Disorder, and takes Valium)
I'm distressed. I started noticing severe problems recalling memories from a long time before I started taking benzodiazepines. Before I started benzodiazepines, my memory was great. Has anyone experienced this adverse effect?
(Number of patients like Curious: 2,351)
- By Azzie: Did you use minoxidol 2% before being diagnosed with breast cancer
(for a 73 year old woman who has Breast Cancer Diagnosis Stage 2 2010, Hair Thinning - Aging, and takes Rogaine, Diazepam)
I am wondering whether there is a relationship between the use of tranquillizers for 35 years and Rogaine for about 15 years. I only use the Rogaine 2% once in the morning and diazepam 5 mg as needed. I have generalized anxiety disorder. Diagnosed and treated for breast cancer type 2 in 2010... stil ...
(Number of patients like Azzie: 725)
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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)
Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Valium (diazepam) is often used to treat stress and anxiety. 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:
- Valium is used in:
- Benadryl is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Valium alternatives:
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