Benadryl vs Darvocet

Benadryl
(OTC)
Darvocet
(Rx)
Benadryl is a skin medication and a systemic antihistamine.
Darvocet is a pain relief medication (opioid).
Satisfaction Score
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3.7
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.1
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Headaches
3.3
Concern level
1.4
Concern level
1.5
Approval Date
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March 4, 1946
October 18, 1972
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
371,457 Discussions
35,402 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Allergy
#2 for Itching
#3 for Hives
#4 for Insomnia
#5 for Rash
#6 for Swelling
#7 for Anxiety
#8 for Nausea
#9 for Headaches
#10 for Cough
#11 for Vomiting
#13 for Sleep Disorders
#14 for Sneezing
Benadryl is approved for Allergy, Itching, Hives, Rash, Insomnia and Swelling and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Pain
#2 for Headaches
#3 for Migraines
#4 for Back Pain
#5 for Severe Pain
Darvocet is prescribed for Pain and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Ben
Dry Mouth
1
Euphoria
1
Delirium
1
Suicide
1
Blood Clots
1
Stretch Marks
1
Blurred Vision
1
Dry Eyes
1
Candida
1
Weird Dreams
1
Dar
Nausea
6
Vomiting
3
Dizziness
2
Euphoria
1
Weight Loss
1
Stomach Problems
1
Rash
1
Shortness of Breath
1
Restlessness
1
Fainting
1
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Dry Mouth
Ben
Dar
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0
Euphoria
Ben
Dar
1
1
Delirium
Ben
Dar
1
0
Suicide
Ben
Dar
1
0
Blood Clots
Ben
Dar
1
0
Stretch Marks
Ben
Dar
1
0
Blurred Vision
Ben
Dar
1
0
Dry Eyes
Ben
Dar
1
0
Candida
Ben
Dar
1
0
Weird Dreams
Ben
Dar
1
0
Nausea
Dar
Ben
6
0
Vomiting
Dar
Ben
3
0
Dizziness
Dar
Ben
2
0
Euphoria
Dar
Ben
1
1
Weight Loss
Dar
Ben
1
0
Stomach Problems
Dar
Ben
1
0
Rash
Dar
Ben
1
0
Shortness of Breath
Dar
Ben
1
0
Restlessness
Dar
Ben
1
0
Fainting
Dar
Ben
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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B Category B
Before taking Benadryl during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
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Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Benadryl and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Darvocet and alcohol.
Method of use
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Injection, Ointment, Pill
Dosages
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Capsule: 25 mg, 50 mg
Cream: 1%, 1%-0.1%
Liquid: 6.25 mg/5 mL, 12.5 mg/5 mL
Solution: 10 mg/mL, 50 mg/mL
Elixir: 12.5 mg/5 mL
Syringe: 50 mg/mL
Tablet: 25 mg
Tablet: 50-325 mg, 100-500 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Diphenhydramine Hcl , Diphenhydramine Hcl/Zinc Acetate
Propoxyphene Napsyl/Acetaminophen
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Benadryl and Darvocet: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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