Review: could Benadryl cause Blood Potassium Decreased?


Summary

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 month, also take medication Tylenol, and have Meningitis fungal . We study 37,611 people who have side effects while taking Benadryl from FDA and social media. Among them, 192 have Blood potassium decreased. Find out below who they are, when they have Blood potassium decreased and more.

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Benadryl

Benadryl has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in hypersensitivity. (latest outcomes from Benadryl 43,260 users)

Blood Potassium Decreased

Blood potassium decreased has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, constipation, diarrhea, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 19,752 Blood potassium decreased patients).

On Sep, 14, 2016

37,611 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl.
Among them, 192 people (0.51%) 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: 50.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 43.75 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.25 %
  • 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: 77.49 %
  • male: 22.51 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 5.42 %
  • 20-29: 3.61 %
  • 30-39: 10.84 %
  • 40-49: 18.07 %
  • 50-59: 20.48 %
  • 60+: 41.57 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Meningitis Fungal (16 people, 8.33%)
  • Crohn's Disease (15 people, 7.81%)
  • Pain (14 people, 7.29%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (13 people, 6.77%)
  • Hypertension (12 people, 6.25%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Tylenol (46 people, 23.96%)
  • Lasix (28 people, 14.58%)
  • Ativan (28 people, 14.58%)
  • Heparin (26 people, 13.54%)
  • Colace (21 people, 10.94%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (60 people, 31.25%)
  • Fatigue (45 people, 23.44%)
  • Blood Magnesium Decreased (41 people, 21.35%)
  • Vomiting (39 people, 20.31%)
  • Dyspnoea (38 people, 19.79%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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