Review: could Benadryl cause Constipation?
Summary: Constipation 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 Zometa, and have Pain.
We study 26,435 people who have side effects while taking Benadryl from FDA and social media. Among them, 740 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.
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Benadryl has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from 29,395 Benadryl users)
Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 81,454 Constipation patients)
On Feb, 25, 2015: 26,435 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl. Among them, 741 people (2.80%) have Constipation.
Time on Benadryl when people have Constipation * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Benadryl * :
Age of people who have Constipation when taking Benadryl * :
Severity of Constipation when taking Benadryl ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Constipation ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (98 people, 13.23%)
- Metastases to bone (65 people, 8.77%)
- Hypertension (63 people, 8.50%)
- Breast cancer (60 people, 8.10%)
- Multiple myeloma (46 people, 6.21%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (265 people, 35.76%)
- Zofran (197 people, 26.59%)
- Aspirin (184 people, 24.83%)
- Aredia (176 people, 23.75%)
- Decadron (175 people, 23.62%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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