Review: could Benadryl cause Anaphylaxis?
Summary: Anaphylaxis is found among people who take Benadryl, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Decadron, and have Preventive health care.
We study 26,437 people who have side effects while taking Benadryl from FDA and social media. Among them, 529 have Anaphylaxis. Find out below who they are, when they have Anaphylaxis and more.
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Benadryl has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from 29,397 Benadryl users)
Anaphylaxis (serious allergic reaction that is rapid in onset and may cause death) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, asthma, high blood pressure, premedication, pain. (latest reports from 28,938 Anaphylaxis patients)
On Mar, 11, 2015: 26,435 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl. Among them, 529 people (2.00%) have Anaphylaxis.
Time on Benadryl when people have Anaphylaxis * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Anaphylaxis when taking Benadryl * :
Age of people who have Anaphylaxis when taking Benadryl * :
Severity of Anaphylaxis when taking Benadryl ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Anaphylaxis ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Prophylaxis (32 people, 6.05%)
- Urticaria (28 people, 5.29%)
- Asthma (28 people, 5.29%)
- Pruritus (19 people, 3.59%)
- Crohn's disease (18 people, 3.40%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Decadron (108 people, 20.42%)
- Solu-medrol (72 people, 13.61%)
- Zantac (66 people, 12.48%)
- Erbitux (57 people, 10.78%)
- Aspirin (57 people, 10.78%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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