Benadryl and Atrial fibrillation - from FDA reports


Summary

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. This review analyzes which people have Atrial fibrillation with Benadryl. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 43,578 people who have side effects when taking Benadryl from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 29, 2017

43,578 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl.
Among them, 520 people (1.19%) have Atrial Fibrillation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Benadryl cause Atrial fibrillation?

Time on Benadryl when people have Atrial Fibrillation *:

  • < 1 month: 73.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.67 %
  • 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: 54.55 %
  • male: 45.45 %

Age of people who have Atrial Fibrillation when taking Benadryl *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.45 %
  • 20-29: 4.68 %
  • 30-39: 1.34 %
  • 40-49: 8.02 %
  • 50-59: 14.7 %
  • 60+: 70.82 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (41 people, 7.88%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (36 people, 6.92%)
  • Nausea (35 people, 6.73%)
  • High Blood Pressure (33 people, 6.35%)
  • Preventive Health Care (28 people, 5.38%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (135 people, 25.96%)
  • Aspirin (123 people, 23.65%)
  • Tylenol (110 people, 21.15%)
  • Coumadin (99 people, 19.04%)
  • Zofran (94 people, 18.08%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Breathing Difficulty (103 people, 19.81%)
  • Cardiac Failure Congestive (102 people, 19.62%)
  • Fatigue (100 people, 19.23%)
  • Weakness (92 people, 17.69%)
  • Nausea (90 people, 17.31%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Benadryl

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