Who have Cough with Benadryl?


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 . We study 38,828 people who have side effects while taking Benadryl from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,310 have Cough. Find out below who they are, when they have Cough and more.

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Benadryl

Benadryl has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from Benadryl 44,667 users)

Cough

Cough has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, asthma, multiple sclerosis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (latest reports from 133,566 Cough patients).

On Nov, 22, 2016

38,828 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl.
Among them, 1,310 people (3.37%) have Cough


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Benadryl cause Cough?

Time on Benadryl when people have Cough *:

  • < 1 month: 79.49 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 8.97 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 3.85 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 3.85 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 1.28 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 1.28 %
  • 10+ years: 1.28 %

Gender of people who have Cough when taking Benadryl *:

  • female: 68.7 %
  • male: 31.3 %

Age of people who have Cough when taking Benadryl *:

  • 0-1: 0.31 %
  • 2-9: 4.6 %
  • 10-19: 6.69 %
  • 20-29: 4.71 %
  • 30-39: 8.16 %
  • 40-49: 18.62 %
  • 50-59: 23.43 %
  • 60+: 33.05 %

Severity of Cough **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 66.67 %
  • severe: 33.33 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Cough **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Tylenol (313 people, 23.89%)
  • Decadron (172 people, 13.13%)
  • Ativan (132 people, 10.08%)
  • Lasix (128 people, 9.77%)
  • Remicade (125 people, 9.54%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Benadryl, learn more )

Potential co-existing conditions

  • Pain (130 people, 9.92%)
  • Crohn's Disease (92 people, 7.02%)
  • Asthma (86 people, 6.56%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (83 people, 6.34%)
  • Depression (69 people, 5.27%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Breathing Difficulty (505 people, 38.55%)
  • Fatigue (394 people, 30.08%)
  • Nausea (320 people, 24.43%)
  • Chest Pain (290 people, 22.14%)
  • Headache (252 people, 19.24%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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