Review: could Benadryl cause Blood Potassium Decreased?


Blood potassium decreased is found among people who take Benadryl, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Lasix, and have Multiple sclerosis . We study 28,793 people who have side effects while taking Benadryl from FDA and social media. Among them, 151 have Blood potassium decreased. Find out below who they are, when they have Blood potassium decreased and more.

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Benadryl has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in hypersensitivity. (latest outcomes from Benadryl 33,627 users)

Blood Potassium Decreased

Blood potassium decreased has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, aseptic necrosis, febrile neutropenia, diarrhea, chest pain (latest reports from 15,750 Blood potassium decreased patients).

On Aug, 29, 2016

28,793 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl.
Among them, 151 people (0.52%) have Blood Potassium Decreased

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Benadryl cause Blood potassium decreased?

Time on Benadryl when people have Blood Potassium Decreased *:

  • < 1 month: 42.86 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 50.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.14 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Blood Potassium Decreased when taking Benadryl *:

  • female: 77.48 %
  • male: 22.52 %

Age of people who have Blood Potassium Decreased when taking Benadryl *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 7.03 %
  • 20-29: 3.12 %
  • 30-39: 13.28 %
  • 40-49: 19.53 %
  • 50-59: 19.53 %
  • 60+: 37.5 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Sclerosis (12 people)
  • Crohn's Disease (11 people)
  • Pain (10 people)
  • Migraine (10 people)
  • Latex Allergy (7 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Tylenol (25 people)
  • Lasix (25 people)
  • Ativan (22 people)
  • Aspirin (19 people)
  • Lipitor (17 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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