Benadryl vs. Clarinex d 24 hour


We compare the side effects and drug effectiveness of Benadryl and Clarinex d 24 hour. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 96,884 people who take Benadryl and Clarinex d 24 hour, and is updated regularly.

What's eHealthMe?

eHealthMe is a health data analysis company based in Mountain View, California. eHealthMe monitors and analyzes the outcomes of drugs and supplements that are currently on the market. The results are readily available to health care professionals and consumers.

eHealthMe has released original studies on market drugs and worked with leading universities and institutions such as IBM, London Health Science Centre, Mayo Clinic, Northwestern University and VA. eHealthMe studies have now been referenced in over 500 peer-reviewed medical publications.

How we gather our data?

Healthcare data is obtained from a number of sources including the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This information is aggregated and used to produce personalized reports that patients can reference.

The information that eHealthMe collects includes:

  • Side effects (including severity and how people recover from them)
  • Associated conditions or symptoms
  • Drug effectiveness
  • Demographic data regarding drug use

How the study uses the data?

The study is based on diphenhydramine hydrochloride and desloratadine; pseudoephedrine sulfate (the active ingredients of Benadryl and Clarinex d 24 hour, respectively). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs or brand names) are also considered.

What is Benadryl?

Benadryl has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from Benadryl 57,530 users)

What is Clarinex d 24 hour?

Clarinex d 24 hour has active ingredients of desloratadine; pseudoephedrine sulfate. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from Clarinex d 24 hour 50 users)

How to use the study?

Patients can bring a copy of the report to their healthcare provider to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood. It is recommended that patients use the information presented as a part of a broader decision-making process.

On Feb, 26, 2019

96,884 people who take Benadryl and Clarinex d 24 hour are studied.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Benadryl vs Clarinex d 24 hour drug comparison reports.

Drugs in this study:

  • Benadryl (diphenhydramine hydrochloride)
  • Clarinex D 24 Hour (desloratadine; pseudoephedrine sulfate)

Most common side effects:

  1. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  2. Angioedema (rapid swelling of the dermis)
  3. Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
  4. Dizziness
  5. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  6. Urticaria (rash of round, red welts on the skin that itch intensely)
  7. Rash
  8. Drug Ineffective
  9. Diarrhoea
  10. Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)
Clarinex D 24 Hour:
  1. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  2. Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
  3. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  4. Headache (pain in head)
  5. Pain
  6. Vomiting
  7. Diarrhoea
  8. Pyrexia (fever)
  9. Rash
  10. Drug Ineffective

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

  1. Dermatitis Exfoliative (widespread scaling of the skin, often with itching (pruritus), skin redness (erythroderma), and hair loss)
  2. Oedema (fluid collection in tissue)
  3. Skin Exfoliation (removal of the oldest dead skin cells)
  4. Eosinophilia (eosinophil count in the peripheral blood exceeds)
  5. Angioedema (rapid swelling of the dermis)
  6. Dermatitis Exfoliative Generalised (inflammatory skin disease with erythema and scaling that affects nearly the entire cutaneous surface)
  7. Rash
  8. Hallucination (an experience involving the perception of something not present)
  9. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  10. Back Pain
Clarinex D 24 Hour:
  1. Drug Ineffective
  2. Weight Decreased
  3. Infusion Related Reaction
  4. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints)
  5. Headache (pain in head)
  6. Arthralgia (joint pain)
  7. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  8. Pain
  9. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  10. Blood Pressure Increased

Drug effectiveness:

  • not at all: 0 %
  • somewhat: 14.63 %
  • moderate: 34.15 %
  • high: 31.71 %
  • very high: 19.51 %
Clarinex D 24 Hour:
  • not at all: 3.26 %
  • somewhat: 24.91 %
  • moderate: 35.78 %
  • high: 26.74 %
  • very high: 9.32 %

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