Benadryl and Atrial fibrillation - from FDA reports
Atrial fibrillation 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 Lasix, and have Pain . We study 40,660 people who have side effects while taking Benadryl from FDA. Among them, 505 have Atrial fibrillation. Find out below who they are, when they have Atrial fibrillation and more.
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Benadryl has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from Benadryl 44,719 users)
Atrial fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart) has been reported by people with atrial fibrillation/flutter, high blood pressure, diabetes, multiple myeloma (latest reports from 157,501 Atrial fibrillation patients).
On Feb, 24, 2017
40,660 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl.
Among them, 505 people (1.24%) have Atrial Fibrillation
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Benadryl when people have Atrial Fibrillation *:
- < 1 month: 75.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 18.18 %
- 6 - 12 months: 6.82 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Atrial Fibrillation when taking Benadryl *:
- female: 54.18 %
- male: 45.82 %
Age of people who have Atrial Fibrillation when taking Benadryl *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.46 %
- 20-29: 4.83 %
- 30-39: 1.38 %
- 40-49: 8.05 %
- 50-59: 14.94 %
- 60+: 70.34 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Pain (39 people, 7.72%)
- Multiple Myeloma (34 people, 6.73%)
- Nausea (32 people, 6.34%)
- High Blood Pressure (32 people, 6.34%)
- Preventive Health Care (25 people, 4.95%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lasix (133 people, 26.34%)
- Aspirin (123 people, 24.36%)
- Tylenol (103 people, 20.40%)
- Coumadin (99 people, 19.60%)
- Zofran (92 people, 18.22%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Cardiac Failure Congestive (101 people, 20.00%)
- Breathing Difficulty (101 people, 20.00%)
- Fatigue (98 people, 19.41%)
- Weakness (91 people, 18.02%)
- Hypotension (89 people, 17.62%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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