Review: could Benadryl cause Cough?
Summary: Cough 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 26,443 people who have side effects while taking Benadryl from FDA and social media. Among them, 902 have Cough. Find out below who they are, when they have Cough and more.
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Benadryl has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from 29,401 Benadryl users)
Cough has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, asthma, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 75,708 Cough patients)
On Apr, 13, 2015: 26,437 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl. Among them, 904 people (3.42%) have Cough.
Time on Benadryl when people have Cough * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Cough when taking Benadryl * :
Age of people who have Cough when taking Benadryl * :
Severity of Cough when taking Benadryl ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Cough ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (94 people, 10.40%)
- Hypertension (66 people, 7.30%)
- Multiple myeloma (62 people, 6.86%)
- Depression (51 people, 5.64%)
- Crohn's disease (51 people, 5.64%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (213 people, 23.56%)
- Decadron (162 people, 17.92%)
- Aspirin (156 people, 17.26%)
- Prednisone (136 people, 15.04%)
- Lasix (127 people, 14.05%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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