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How effective is Benadryl for Allergic reaction (Allergies)?

Summary: 431 Benadryl users have rated its effectiveness for Allergic reaction.

Overall ratings: 3.3/5
Long term ratings: 3.6/5

This is a review of how effective Benadryl (diphenhydramine hydrochloride) is for Allergic reaction and for what kind of people. The study is created by eHealthMe and is updated continuously.

 

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What is Benadryl

Benadryl has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from 29,401 Benadryl users)

Allergic reaction

Allergic reaction can be treated by Zyrtec, Benadryl, Claritin, Allegra, Loratadine, Singulair. (latest reports from 7,908 Allergic Reaction patients)

On Apr, 26, 2015: 431 people are studied for taking Benadryl in Allergic reaction




Benadryl effectiveness for Allergic reaction


Long term Benadryl effectiveness for Allergic reaction

Benadryl effectiveness for Allergic reaction (number of people):

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Overall29615313941
Long term
(1+ years)
019394920

Gender of people who take Benadryl for Allergic reaction * :

FemaleMale
Allergic reaction74.25%25.75%

Age of people who take Benadryl for Allergic reaction * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Allergic reaction0.46%5.10%6.50%21.81%23.20%20.65%14.39%7.89%

Who find Benadryl more effective for Allergic reaction?

Gender of people who find Benadryl more effective * :

FemaleMale
Allergic reaction76.67%23.33%

Age of people who find Benadryl more effective * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Allergic reaction0.00%5.00%5.56%22.22%22.22%21.11%14.44%9.44%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

 

 

 

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