Review: how effective is Benadryl for Allergic reaction?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 10, 2014)
Overall ratings: 3.3/5
Long term ratings: 3.6/5
On a scale of 1 to 5: 1=not at all, 2=somewhat, 3=moderate, 4=high, 5=very high
This is a review of how effective Benadryl (diphenhydramine hydrochloride) is for Allergic reaction. The study is based on 403 reports from user community and is updated continuously.
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What is Benadryl
Benadryl (latest outcomes from 29,259 users) has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergen. Common side effects of Benadryl include breathing difficulty, nausea, nausea aggravated, dyspnoea exacerbated, rashes.
Allergic reaction (latest reports from 6,666 patients) is typically treated by Zyrtec, Benadryl, Claritin, Allegra, Loratadine, Singulair.
On Mar, 10, 2014: 403 people are studied for taking Benadryl in Allergic reaction
Benadryl effectiveness for Allergic reaction (number of people):
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high |
Gender of people who take Benadryl for Allergic reaction * :
|Allergic reaction||73.70%||26.30% |
Age of people who take Benadryl for Allergic reaction * :
|Allergic reaction||0.50%||5.46%||6.45%||22.08%||23.08%||20.35%||14.14%||7.94% |
Who find Benadryl more effective for Allergic reaction?
Gender of people who find Benadryl more effective * :
|Allergic reaction||76.02%||23.98% |
Age of people who find Benadryl more effective * :
|Allergic reaction||0.00%||5.26%||5.85%||22.22%||22.22%||21.05%||14.04%||9.36% |
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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I took oral Benadryl , on and off, for about 2 months. I sometimes used topical Benadryl cream during this time, too, to control intense itching. Today, over the span of about 2-3 hours, I have lost a significant amount of hearing in one ear. My last Benadryl tablet was 2 days ago.
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