Benadryl and Cough - from FDA reports
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 43,578 people who have side effects when taking Benadryl from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On May, 17, 2017
43,578 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl.
Among them, 1,661 people (3.81%) have Cough
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Benadryl when people have Cough *:
- < 1 month: 79.57 %
- 1 - 6 months: 11.83 %
- 6 - 12 months: 4.3 %
- 1 - 2 years: 3.23 %
- 2 - 5 years: 1.08 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Cough when taking Benadryl *:
- female: 67.14 %
- male: 32.86 %
Age of people who have Cough when taking Benadryl *:
- 0-1: 0.32 %
- 2-9: 4.52 %
- 10-19: 5.56 %
- 20-29: 4.35 %
- 30-39: 7.42 %
- 40-49: 18.39 %
- 50-59: 25.08 %
- 60+: 34.03 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Pain (144 people, 8.67%)
- High Blood Pressure (115 people, 6.92%)
- Asthma (107 people, 6.44%)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (102 people, 6.14%)
- Crohn's Disease (96 people, 5.78%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Tylenol (378 people, 22.76%)
- Zometa (262 people, 15.77%)
- Decadron (249 people, 14.99%)
- Lasix (195 people, 11.74%)
- Zofran (194 people, 11.68%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Breathing Difficulty (654 people, 39.37%)
- Fatigue (524 people, 31.55%)
- Nausea (424 people, 25.53%)
- Chest Pain (400 people, 24.08%)
- Pain (382 people, 23.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Do you have Cough when taking Benadryl?
Benadryl has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from Benadryl 47,726 users)
Cough has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, asthma, multiple sclerosis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (latest reports from 143,521 Cough patients).
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