Benadryl vs Eye Drops

Benadryl
(OTC)
Eye Drops
(OTC)
Benadryl is a skin medication and a systemic antihistamine.
Eye Drops is an ophthalmic - decongestants and combination and an eye & vision care product.
Satisfaction Score
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3.7
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.1
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Allergy
2.5
Concern level
1.4
Helpfulness
for Allergy
2.4
Concern level
1.6
Approval Date
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March 4, 1946
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
371,714 Discussions
128,380 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 Dry Eyes
#2 for Allergy
#3 for Pinkeye
#5 for Eye Infection
Eye Drops is approved for Dry Eyes, Pinkeye and Conjunctivitis and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
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
Eye
Cataract
6
Uveitis
2
Iritis
2
Floaters
2
Numbness
2
Nausea
1
Weight Gain
1
High Blood Pressure
1
Addiction
1
Weight Loss
1
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Eye
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Euphoria
Ben
Eye
1
0
Delirium
Ben
Eye
1
0
Suicide
Ben
Eye
1
0
Blood Clots
Ben
Eye
1
0
Stretch Marks
Ben
Eye
1
0
Blurred Vision
Ben
Eye
1
0
Dry Eyes
Ben
Eye
1
0
Candida
Ben
Eye
1
0
Weird Dreams
Ben
Eye
1
0
Cataract
Eye
Ben
6
0
Uveitis
Eye
Ben
2
0
Iritis
Eye
Ben
2
0
Floaters
Eye
Ben
2
0
Numbness
Eye
Ben
2
0
Nausea
Eye
Ben
1
0
Weight Gain
Eye
Ben
1
0
High Blood Pressure
Eye
Ben
1
0
Addiction
Eye
Ben
1
0
Weight Loss
Eye
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.
C Category C
Before taking Eye Drops during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Benadryl and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Eye Drops and alcohol.
Method of use
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Injection, Ointment, Pill
Eye Drops
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
Drops: , 0.05%, 1.4%, 0.05%-1%
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Diphenhydramine Hcl , Diphenhydramine Hcl/Zinc Acetate
Tetrahydrozoline Hcl/Polyethylene Glycols, Tetrahydrozoline Hcl/Zinc Sulfate, Polyvinyl Alcohol, Tetrahydrozoline Hcl/Dextran 70/Peg 400/Povidone, Tetrahydrozoline Hcl, Naphazoline Hcl/Polyethylene Glycol 300, Naphazoline Hcl/Hypromellose
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Benadryl and Eye Drops: 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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