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Review: could Benadryl cause Blood pressure increased?

Summary: Blood pressure increased could be caused by Benadryl, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Zofran, and have Hypertension.

We study 26,326 people who have side effects while taking Benadryl from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,264 have Blood pressure increased. Find out below who they are, when they have Blood pressure increased and more.

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Benadryl

Benadryl (latest outcomes from 29,278 users) has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies.

Blood pressure increased

Blood pressure increased (latest reports from 1,136,567 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, depression, multiple sclerosis, pain, rheumatoid arthritis.

On Apr, 14, 2014: 26,199 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl. Among them, 1,264 people (4.82%) have Blood Pressure Increased. They amount to 0.11% of all the 1,159,966 people who have Blood Pressure Increased on eHealthMe.

Trend of Blood pressure increased in Benadryl reports

Time on Benadryl when people have Blood pressure increased * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Blood pressure increased87.21%3.49%3.49%2.33%1.16%1.16%1.16%

Gender of people who have Blood pressure increased when taking Benadryl * :

FemaleMale
Blood pressure increased69.10%30.90%

Age of people who have Blood pressure increased when taking Benadryl * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Blood pressure increased0.62%2.21%3.71%4.95%11.13%19.35%23.23%34.81%

Severity of Blood pressure increased when taking Benadryl ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Blood pressure increased11.11%66.67%22.22%0.00%

How people recovered from Blood pressure increased ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Blood pressure increased28.57%0.00%71.43%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (109 people, 8.62%)
  2. Pain (87 people, 6.88%)
  3. Breast cancer (56 people, 4.43%)
  4. Depression (55 people, 4.35%)
  5. Multiple sclerosis (53 people, 4.19%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zofran (194 people, 15.35%)
  2. Aspirin (194 people, 15.35%)
  3. Zometa (190 people, 15.03%)
  4. Protonix (187 people, 14.79%)
  5. Decadron (167 people, 13.21%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Past distal injuries returning with increased pressure symptoms. Eye pain with movement. Increased pressure and pain with neck movement. Connective tissue disease - Ehlers Danlos Syndrome.

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  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • I am also in menopause, so I don't know if it was the Benadryl that caused the palpitations or the menopause. I would like to continue using Benadryl as a sleep aid, but I am afraid of bringing on or worsening the heart palpitations.

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