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A study for a 61-year old man who takes Chlorpheniramine Maleate, Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride

Summary: 14 male patients aged 61 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is a personalized study for a 61 year old male patient who has Nose - Congested. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

 

 

 

What are the drugs

Chlorpheniramine maleate has active ingredients of chlorpheniramine maleate. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from 3,083 Chlorpheniramine maleate users)

Diphenhydramine hydrochloride has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from 3,006 Diphenhydramine hydrochloride users)

What are the conditions

Nose - congested (difficult breathing through nose) can be treated by Sudafed 12 Hour, Pseudoephedrine Hydrochloride, Nasonex, Mucinex, Mucinex D, Fluticasone Propionate. (latest reports from 14,499 Nose - Congested patients)

On Jan, 31, 2015: 14 males aged 55 (±5) who take Chlorpheniramine Maleate, Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride are studied

Chlorpheniramine Maleate, Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride outcomes

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 55

Gender: male

Conditions: Nose - Congested

Drugs taking:
- Chlorpheniramine Maleate (chlorpheniramine maleate)
- Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride - 25MG (diphenhydramine hydrochloride)

eHealthMe real world results:

Drug effectiveness over time :

n/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
n/an/an/an/an/an/an/aPancreatic Disorder Nos
Obstructive Sleep Apnoea Syndrome (frequent pauses in breathing during sleep usually accompanied by loud snoring)
Portal Hypertension (increase in the blood pressure within a system of veins called the portal venous system)
Restlessness (not able to rest)
Cerebrovascular Accident (sudden death of some brain cells due to lack of oxygen when the blood flow to the brain is impaired by blockage or rupture)
Urinary Tract Infection Nos
Neoplasm Nos
Portal Vein Thrombosis (venous thrombosis affecting the hepatic portal vein)
Cardiac Failure Congestive
Delirium (wild excitement)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

You can also:

You are not alone! Join a related mobile support group:
- support group for people who have Nose - Congested
- support group for people who take Chlorpheniramine Maleate
- support group for people who take Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride

Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):

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    hi I have been taking Benadryl or pet dander? It seemed to work well even if I only take one tablet. Does anyone also find that taking one tablet does not make you drowsy? How often should I take one tablet of Benadryl which is 25 mg? has anyone found any other allergy medication that work or pet dander? Thank you very much.

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  • I always panic when they change my meds. just making sure all my meds can work together.

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