Using excessive doses of diphenhydrAMINE can cause serious and potentially fatal complications such as irregular heart rhythm and cardiac arrest, and the risk may be increased when combined with other medications that can also cause cardiac problems such as amiodarone.
What drugs should not be taken with amiodarone?
Many drugs besides amiodarone may affect the heart rhythm (QT prolongation), including dofetilide, pimozide, procainamide, quinidine, sotalol, macrolide antibiotics (such as clarithromycin, erythromycin), quinolone antibiotics (such as levofloxacin), among others. (See also Precautions section.)
What medications does Benadryl interact with?
There are 8 disease interactions with Benadryl (diphenhydramine) which include:
- anticholinergic effects.
- renal/liver disease.
- liver disease.
- resp depression.
What drugs can you not take with Benadryl?
Examples of medications that may interact with Benadryl include:
- stomach ulcer medicine.
- cough and cold medicine.
- other antihistamines.
- diazepam (Valium)
Can you mix Thorazine and Benadryl?
No interactions were found.
This does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult your healthcare provider.
Is amiodarone hard on the kidneys?
Amiodarone can interact with simvastatin, atorvastatin, and lovastatin, increasing the risk of severe muscle breakdown and kidney failure or liver disease.
How long can you stay on amiodarone?
Never stop taking it without consulting your doctor. This medication must be taken regularly for one to three weeks before a response is seen and for several months before the full effect occurs. Due to the drug’s long half-life, it will remain in your body for up to two months.
Is it OK to take Benadryl everyday for allergies?
Is it OK to take Benadryl every day to treat my allergies? A. It’s not a good idea. Benadryl Allergy (diphenhydramine and generic) and similar first-generation antihistamines used to treat allergy symptoms, such as chlorpheniramine (Chlor-Trimeton Allergy and generic), shouldn’t be taken for long periods of time.
What drugs should not be taken with antihistamines?
Some products that may interact with this drug are: antihistamines applied to the skin (such as diphenhydramine cream, ointment, spray), blood pressure medications (especially guanethidine, methyldopa, beta blockers such as atenolol, or calcium channel blockers such as nifedipine).
Is it OK to take Benadryl as a sleep aid?
For people who take an antihistamine such as Benadryl for a cold or allergies, drowsiness is often a welcome side effect. But a Baylor College of Medicine sleep expert cautions against turning to this type of medication as a sleep aid.
What are the negative effects of Benadryl?
Common side effects may include:
- dizziness, drowsiness, loss of coordination;
- dry mouth, nose, or throat;
- constipation, upset stomach;
- dry eyes, blurred vision; or.
- day-time drowsiness or “hangover” feeling after night-time use.
Is it bad to take Benadryl every night?
Taking Benadryl to help you get to sleep is okay in small doses once in a while ― but, again, it doesn’t lead to better quality sleep, Elliott said. Because antihistamines can peer pressure your body to spend more time in the lighter stages of sleep, the eight hours you clock in bed might end up feeling more like five.
Does Benadryl reduce inflammation?
A quick-acting allergy medication, such as diphenhydramine (Benadryl), can help reduce swelling and itching after an insect bite or sting. Drug allergies can also cause swollen lips.
Can Benadryl and Haldol be mixed in the same syringe?
These two drugs are compatible in syringe and should be mixed so that only one injection is needed. Many providers at my institution add 50 mg of diphenhydramine to the syringe, and call the combination a “B-52” for Benadryl + 5 mg haloperidol + 2 mg lorazepam.9 мая 2016 г.
Can you mix Toradol and Benadryl in same syringe?
No interactions were found between Benadryl and Toradol IM. This does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult your healthcare provider.
Can Ativan and Haldol be given together?
The two drugs are so compatible that you can mix them together in the same syringe. The standard dose of the combination used for chemical sedation of the agitated patient is “ten and two” meaning 10mg of Haldol and 2mg of Ativan. You can reduce this to “five and one” or increase it depending on the circumstances.