Benadryl and Completed suicide - from FDA reports
Completed suicide is found among people who take Benadryl, especially for people who are male, 30-39 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Dilantin, and have Depression. This review analyzes which people have Completed suicide 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, 26, 2017
43,578 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl.
Among them, 87 people (0.2%) have Completed Suicide
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Benadryl when people have Completed Suicide *:
- < 1 month: 66.67 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 33.33 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Completed Suicide when taking Benadryl *:
- female: 45.88 %
- male: 54.12 %
Age of people who have Completed Suicide when taking Benadryl *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 5.0 %
- 20-29: 7.5 %
- 30-39: 33.75 %
- 40-49: 27.5 %
- 50-59: 8.75 %
- 60+: 17.5 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Depression (18 people, 20.69%)
- Pain (14 people, 16.09%)
- Suicide Attempt (8 people, 9.20%)
- Sleep Disorder (7 people, 8.05%)
- Fever (6 people, 6.90%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Dilantin (13 people, 14.94%)
- Zyprexa (12 people, 13.79%)
- Citalopram Hydrobromide (12 people, 13.79%)
- Acetaminophen (12 people, 13.79%)
- Seroquel (10 people, 11.49%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Drug Toxicity (12 people, 13.79%)
- Hypotension (9 people, 10.34%)
- Overdose (8 people, 9.20%)
- Abnormal Behavior (8 people, 9.20%)
- Suicidal Ideation (7 people, 8.05%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Do you have Completed suicide when taking Benadryl?
Benadryl has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from Benadryl 47,702 users)
Completed suicide (act of taking one's own life) has been reported by people with depression, suicide attempt, stress and anxiety, quit smoking, pain (latest reports from 53,738 Completed suicide patients).
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