Benadryl and Anaphylaxis - from FDA reports
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 Asthma. This review analyzes which people have Anaphylaxis with Benadryl. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 40,660 people who have side effects when taking Benadryl from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Feb, 26, 2017
40,660 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl.
Among them, 773 people (1.9%) have Anaphylaxis
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Benadryl when people have Anaphylaxis *:
- < 1 month: 92.78 %
- 1 - 6 months: 5.15 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 2.06 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Anaphylaxis when taking Benadryl *:
- female: 67.11 %
- male: 32.89 %
Age of people who have Anaphylaxis when taking Benadryl *:
- 0-1: 0.5 %
- 2-9: 5.31 %
- 10-19: 5.97 %
- 20-29: 5.97 %
- 30-39: 12.94 %
- 40-49: 14.1 %
- 50-59: 22.06 %
- 60+: 33.17 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Asthma (71 people, 9.18%)
- Hypersensitivity (39 people, 5.05%)
- Crohn's Disease (30 people, 3.88%)
- Multiple Sclerosis (27 people, 3.49%)
- High Blood Pressure (22 people, 2.85%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Decadron (116 people, 15.01%)
- Tylenol (94 people, 12.16%)
- Zantac (89 people, 11.51%)
- Solu-Medrol (77 people, 9.96%)
- Xolair (73 people, 9.44%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Breathing Difficulty (90 people, 11.64%)
- Rashes (69 people, 8.93%)
- Urticaria (66 people, 8.54%)
- Hypotension (66 people, 8.54%)
- Chest Pain (58 people, 7.50%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Benadryl has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from Benadryl 44,742 users)
Anaphylaxis (serious allergic reaction that is rapid in onset and may cause death) has been reported by people with asthma, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, preventive health care (latest reports from 41,108 Anaphylaxis patients).
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