Benadryl and Coma - from FDA reports
Coma 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 Decadron, and have Pain. This review analyzes which people have Coma with Benadryl. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 40,660 people who have side effects when taking Benadryl from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Mar, 01, 2017
40,660 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl.
Among them, 238 people (0.59%) have Coma
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Benadryl when people have Coma *:
- < 1 month: 85.19 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 3.7 %
- 2 - 5 years: 7.41 %
- 5 - 10 years: 3.7 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Coma when taking Benadryl *:
- female: 50.44 %
- male: 49.56 %
Age of people who have Coma when taking Benadryl *:
- 0-1: 1.58 %
- 2-9: 1.58 %
- 10-19: 0.53 %
- 20-29: 3.68 %
- 30-39: 5.26 %
- 40-49: 25.79 %
- 50-59: 23.68 %
- 60+: 37.89 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Pain (24 people, 10.08%)
- Insomnia (16 people, 6.72%)
- Depression (15 people, 6.30%)
- Hypersensitivity (13 people, 5.46%)
- Back Pain (13 people, 5.46%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Decadron (39 people, 16.39%)
- Tylenol (38 people, 15.97%)
- Neurontin (26 people, 10.92%)
- Ativan (24 people, 10.08%)
- Prilosec (23 people, 9.66%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Hypotension (42 people, 17.65%)
- Stress And Anxiety (39 people, 16.39%)
- Fall (37 people, 15.55%)
- Back Pain (36 people, 15.13%)
- Breathing Difficulty (35 people, 14.71%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Do you have Coma when taking Benadryl?
Benadryl has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from Benadryl 44,742 users)
Coma (state of unconsciousness lasting more than six hours) has been reported by people with pain, depression, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, diabetes (latest reports from 31,010 Coma patients).
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