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Related topic: Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride, Hypersensitivity, Insomnia, Oedema Peripheral, Pruritus, Rash Erythematous

From FDA reports: side effects of Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride for a Male patient aged 69

This is a personalized study of Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride side effects for a 69 year old male patient. The study is created by eHealthMe based on 34,946 people who take the drug and have side effects.

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On Apr, 5, 2014: 34,946 people who reported to have side effects when taking Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride are studied

Trend of Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride's drug interactions, side effects, and effectiveness reports (7513515)

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 69

Gender: male

Conditions: Pruritus, Insomnia

Drugs taking:
- Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride
- Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride: used for < 1 month

Side effects have: Rash Erythematous, Pruritus, Oedema Peripheral, Off Label Use, Hypersensitivity

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes among males aged 69 (±5):

Side effectNumber of reports
Rash Erythematous (redness of the skin)40 (1.85%)
Pruritus (severe itching of the skin)226 (10.47%)
Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)90 (4.17%)
Off Label Use26 (1.20%)
Hypersensitivity137 (6.35%)

Most common side effects experienced by males aged 69 (±5) in the use of Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride:

Side effectNumber of reports
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)604
Pyrexia (fever)426
Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)372
Diarrhoea355
Pneumonia296
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)276
Dehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water)250
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)243
Chest Pain232
Haemoglobin Decreased230

Most common side effects experienced by males aged 69 (±5) in long term use of Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride:

Side effectNumber of reports
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)2
Hiatus Hernia (hernia resulting from the protrusion of part of the stomach through the diaphragm)2
Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (stomach contents (food or liquid) leak backwards from the stomach into the oesophagus)2
Cardiac Failure Congestive2
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)2
Pneumonia2
Renal Insufficiency (insufficient excretion of wastes by the kidneys)2
Feeling Abnormal2

For people in general (regardless of gender or age):

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

Side effectNumber of reports
Rash Erythematous (redness of the skin)746 (2.13%)
Pruritus (severe itching of the skin)5,267 (15.07%)
Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)2,052 (5.87%)
Off Label Use486 (1.39%)
Hypersensitivity2,490 (7.13%)

Most common side effects experienced by people in the use of Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride:

Side effectNumber of reports
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)9,138
Pyrexia (fever)6,877
Vomiting6,531
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)5,956
Anxiety5,575
Pruritus (severe itching of the skin)5,267
Pain4,548
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)4,287
Chest Pain3,788
Headache (pain in head)3,715

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use of Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride:

Side effectNumber of reports
Fall24
Headache (pain in head)18
Hypoaesthesia (reduced sense of touch or sensation)18
Haemorrhage (bleeding)16
Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (stomach contents (food or liquid) leak backwards from the stomach into the oesophagus)16
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)15
Pain15
Insomnia (sleeplessness)14
Loss Of Consciousness14
Weight Decreased14

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