How effective is Benadryl for Allergic reaction (Allergies)?
Summary: 429 Benadryl users have rated its effectiveness for Allergic reaction.
Overall ratings: 3.3/5
Long term ratings: 3.5/5
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 29,386 Benadryl users)
Allergic reaction can be treated by Zyrtec, Benadryl, Claritin, Allegra, Singulair, Loratadine. (latest reports from 7,828 Allergic Reaction patients)
On Feb, 1, 2015: 429 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||74.13%||25.87% |
Age of people who take Benadryl for Allergic reaction * :
|Allergic reaction||0.47%||5.13%||6.53%||21.68%||23.08%||20.75%||14.45%||7.93% |
Who find Benadryl more effective for Allergic reaction?
Gender of people who find Benadryl more effective * :
|Allergic reaction||76.54%||23.46% |
Age of people who find Benadryl more effective * :
|Allergic reaction||0.00%||5.03%||5.59%||22.35%||21.79%||21.23%||14.53%||9.50% |
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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