Benadryl and Constipation - from FDA reports


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. This review analyzes which people have Constipation with Benadryl. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 44,874 people who have side effects when taking Benadryl from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 20, 2017

44,874 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl.
Among them, 1,278 people (2.85%) have Constipation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Benadryl cause Constipation?

Time on Benadryl when people have Constipation *:

  • < 1 month: 51.06 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 25.53 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 21.28 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 2.13 %

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Benadryl *:

  • female: 66.4 %
  • male: 33.6 %

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Benadryl *:

  • 0-1: 0.54 %
  • 2-9: 1.95 %
  • 10-19: 2.16 %
  • 20-29: 3.9 %
  • 30-39: 7.03 %
  • 40-49: 17.97 %
  • 50-59: 19.91 %
  • 60+: 46.54 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (160 people, 12.52%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (97 people, 7.59%)
  • High Blood Pressure (87 people, 6.81%)
  • Breast Cancer (73 people, 5.71%)
  • Metastases To Bone (69 people, 5.40%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (328 people, 25.67%)
  • Decadron (304 people, 23.79%)
  • Zofran (268 people, 20.97%)
  • Tylenol (264 people, 20.66%)
  • Avastin (213 people, 16.67%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (557 people, 43.58%)
  • Nausea (510 people, 39.91%)
  • Pain (405 people, 31.69%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (371 people, 29.03%)
  • Weakness (366 people, 28.64%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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