Could Benadryl cause Death - from FDA reports
Death 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 Avastin, and have Lung neoplasm malignant . We study 40,660 people who have side effects while taking Benadryl from FDA. Among them, 1,618 have Death. Find out below who they are, when they have Death and more.
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Benadryl has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from Benadryl 44,695 users)
Death has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, primary pulmonary hypertension, diabetes, chronic myeloid leukaemia, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 343,988 Death patients).
On Dec, 23, 2016
40,660 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl.
Among them, 1,618 people (3.98%) have Death
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Benadryl when people have Death *:
- < 1 month: 77.17 %
- 1 - 6 months: 19.57 %
- 6 - 12 months: 2.17 %
- 1 - 2 years: 1.09 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Death when taking Benadryl *:
- female: 54.41 %
- male: 45.59 %
Age of people who have Death when taking Benadryl *:
- 0-1: 1.05 %
- 2-9: 0.93 %
- 10-19: 1.05 %
- 20-29: 1.86 %
- 30-39: 4.42 %
- 40-49: 13.15 %
- 50-59: 22.7 %
- 60+: 54.83 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Lung Neoplasm Malignant (130 people, 8.03%)
- Pain (111 people, 6.86%)
- Breast Cancer Female (109 people, 6.74%)
- Breast Cancer (86 people, 5.32%)
- Renal Cell Carcinoma (75 people, 4.64%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Avastin (683 people, 42.21%)
- Decadron (635 people, 39.25%)
- Tylenol (519 people, 32.08%)
- Aloxi (375 people, 23.18%)
- Zofran (293 people, 18.11%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Fatigue (452 people, 27.94%)
- Pain (330 people, 20.40%)
- Nausea (320 people, 19.78%)
- Weakness (292 people, 18.05%)
- Breathing Difficulty (236 people, 14.59%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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