Benadryl and Cough - from FDA reports


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 Tylenol, and have Pain. This review analyzes which people have Cough 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 Jul, 21, 2017

44,874 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl.
Among them, 1,703 people (3.8%) have Cough


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Benadryl cause Cough?

Time on Benadryl when people have Cough *:

  • < 1 month: 79.35 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 13.04 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 3.26 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 3.26 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 1.09 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Cough when taking Benadryl *:

  • female: 67.43 %
  • male: 32.57 %

Age of people who have Cough when taking Benadryl *:

  • 0-1: 0.31 %
  • 2-9: 4.38 %
  • 10-19: 5.4 %
  • 20-29: 4.38 %
  • 30-39: 7.36 %
  • 40-49: 18.39 %
  • 50-59: 24.96 %
  • 60+: 34.51 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (145 people, 8.51%)
  • High Blood Pressure (119 people, 6.99%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (117 people, 6.87%)
  • Asthma (113 people, 6.64%)
  • Crohn's Disease (96 people, 5.64%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Tylenol (388 people, 22.78%)
  • Zometa (262 people, 15.38%)
  • Decadron (249 people, 14.62%)
  • Zofran (196 people, 11.51%)
  • Lasix (195 people, 11.45%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Breathing Difficulty (666 people, 39.11%)
  • Fatigue (538 people, 31.59%)
  • Nausea (434 people, 25.48%)
  • Chest Pain (405 people, 23.78%)
  • Pain (392 people, 23.02%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Benadryl

Benadryl has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from Benadryl 49,066 users)

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Cough has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, osteoporosis (latest reports from 149,305 Cough patients).

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