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 44,874 people who have side effects when taking Benadryl from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Sep, 21, 2017
44,874 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl.
Among them, 821 people (1.83%) 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: 67.62 %
- male: 32.38 %
Age of people who have Anaphylaxis when taking Benadryl *:
- 0-1: 0.47 %
- 2-9: 5.0 %
- 10-19: 5.94 %
- 20-29: 6.41 %
- 30-39: 12.97 %
- 40-49: 14.84 %
- 50-59: 22.03 %
- 60+: 32.34 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Asthma (75 people, 9.14%)
- Hypersensitivity (44 people, 5.36%)
- Crohn's Disease (31 people, 3.78%)
- Multiple Sclerosis (29 people, 3.53%)
- High Blood Pressure (23 people, 2.80%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Decadron (117 people, 14.25%)
- Tylenol (101 people, 12.30%)
- Zantac (94 people, 11.45%)
- Xolair (84 people, 10.23%)
- Solu-Medrol (83 people, 10.11%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Breathing Difficulty (100 people, 12.18%)
- Rashes (75 people, 9.14%)
- Urticaria (73 people, 8.89%)
- Hypotension (69 people, 8.40%)
- Chest Pain (62 people, 7.55%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Questions to the study
I had cough, runny nose and slight fever a week back. So after 2 days I took Benadryl. One day after taking Benadryl I noticed loss of smell and most of the taste (can't notice much other than sweet......I don't notice even very spicy food now.) Since 3 days I am trying steam, salt water ...
After anaphylaxis 9 months ago, have lost most of my teeth by decay at root and crowns fracturing off. Im 67 and poor with no dental ins. Cannot eat, constant fever and swollen glands. My dental health was good prior to respiratory arrest and life support. Any help out there?
User reviews to the study
Should you take Benadryl for an allergy when you have multiple pulmonary embolisms, pulmonary hypertension, I am now on 24 hour oxygen as of Tuesday, May 23, the right chamber of my heart is markedly enlarged and a history of of other heart issues i.e., stent placement in the LAD and ...
I have been taking Benadryl for several years for allergy. I also have taken large doses of it over a few years when I had anaphylactic shock from a cancer pill. After getting off the cancer pill, it took a few years to get over the severe allergic reactions. It was during this time that my ...
Ive been taking Naproxen on and off for arthritis since Oct 14. Had my first mini shock in July 15. The last really bad shock was end of March 17. Ive now stopped taking it as was suspecting Naproxen was the cause. How long will it take to leave my system, if at all? Now on Fexofenedine for ...
I had a uti and was prescribed macrobid and upon taking my second pill I had an anaphylactic reaction. My tongue, throat and face swelled, I had extreme itching in the palms of my hands and soles of my feet. I went to the ER.
Everytime I take benadryl.. I bleed! I have a birth control rod in my arm just replaced about 7mths ago so going on 4yrs on this type of b.c. guess I should not take benadryl. They have no warning about bleeding while on birth control on the package but should be making America aware by labels!!