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Review: could Benadryl cause Completed suicide?

Summary: 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.

We study 26,402 people who have side effects while taking Benadryl from FDA and social media. Among them, 69 have Completed suicide. Find out below who they are, when they have Completed suicide and more.

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Benadryl

Benadryl (latest outcomes from 29,359 users) has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies.

Trend of benadryl reports

Completed suicide

Completed suicide (act of taking one's own life) (latest reports from 36,355 patients) has been reported by people with depression, suicide attempt, ill-defined disorder, pain, quit smoking.

Trend of Completed suicide reports

On Nov, 24, 2014: 26,394 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl. Among them, 69 people (0.26%) have Completed Suicide.

Trend of Completed suicide in Benadryl reports

Time on Benadryl when people have Completed suicide * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Completed suicide100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Completed suicide when taking Benadryl * :

FemaleMale
Completed suicide38.57%61.43%

Age of people who have Completed suicide when taking Benadryl * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Completed suicide0.00%0.00%5.88%7.35%30.88%25.00%8.82%22.06%

Severity of Completed suicide when taking Benadryl ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Completed suicide ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (12 people, 17.39%)
  2. Suicide attempt (8 people, 11.59%)
  3. Pain (8 people, 11.59%)
  4. Antidepressant therapy (6 people, 8.70%)
  5. Pain management (6 people, 8.70%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Dilantin (13 people, 18.84%)
  2. Zyprexa (12 people, 17.39%)
  3. Acetaminophen (11 people, 15.94%)
  4. Citalopram hydrobromide (11 people, 15.94%)
  5. Paxil (10 people, 14.49%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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