Review: could Benadryl cause Aortic stenosis?
We study 26,366 people who have side effects while taking Benadryl from FDA and social media. Among them, 65 have Aortic stenosis. Find out below who they are, when they have Aortic stenosis and more.
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Benadryl (latest outcomes from 29,322 users) has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies.
Aortic stenosis (obstruction to the outflow of blood from the left ventricle into the aorta) (latest reports from 28,033 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, diabetes, high blood cholesterol.
On Aug, 21, 2014: 26,366 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl. Among them, 65 people (0.25%) have Aortic Stenosis. They amount to 0.23% of all the 28,033 people who have Aortic Stenosis on eHealthMe.
Time on Benadryl when people have Aortic stenosis * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Aortic stenosis||85.71%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||14.29%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Aortic stenosis when taking Benadryl * :
|Aortic stenosis||55.88%||44.12% |
Age of people who have Aortic stenosis when taking Benadryl * :
|Aortic stenosis||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||5.77%||94.23% |
Severity of Aortic stenosis when taking Benadryl ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Aortic stenosis||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Aortic stenosis ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Seasonal allergy (25 people, 38.46%)
- Seborrhoeic dermatitis (21 people, 32.31%)
- Multiple myeloma (21 people, 32.31%)
- Diarrhoea (21 people, 32.31%)
- Blood cholesterol (21 people, 32.31%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (34 people, 52.31%)
- Lasix (31 people, 47.69%)
- Albuterol (30 people, 46.15%)
- Paxil (27 people, 41.54%)
- Toprol-xl (25 people, 38.46%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (2 weeks ago):
I am vigorous and healthy. My fainting happens when my head moves backward rapidly such as when I lie down in bed too fast. I recover quickly with no additional effects. I am not sure this is caused by my medication.
From this study (3 weeks ago):
Ringing started after first few doses of Benadryl
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