Review: could Benadryl cause Arrhythmia (Arrhythmias)?
Summary: Arrhythmia is found among people who take Benadryl, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood pressure.
We study 26,437 people who have side effects while taking Benadryl from FDA and social media. Among them, 623 have Arrhythmia. Find out below who they are, when they have Arrhythmia and more.
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Benadryl has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from 29,401 Benadryl users)
Arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, osteoporosis, depression, diabetes. (latest reports from 53,563 Arrhythmia patients)
On Apr, 26, 2015: 26,437 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl. Among them, 307 people (1.16%) have Arrhythmia.
Time on Benadryl when people have Arrhythmia * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Arrhythmia when taking Benadryl * :
Age of people who have Arrhythmia when taking Benadryl * :
Severity of Arrhythmia when taking Benadryl ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Arrhythmia ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (38 people, 12.38%)
- Multiple myeloma (33 people, 10.75%)
- Blood cholesterol (30 people, 9.77%)
- Depression (28 people, 9.12%)
- Arthralgia (26 people, 8.47%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (95 people, 30.94%)
- Lasix (92 people, 29.97%)
- Lipitor (66 people, 21.50%)
- Zofran (64 people, 20.85%)
- Protonix (64 people, 20.85%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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