Benadryl and 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. This review analyzes which people have Death 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 Sep, 21, 2017
44,874 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl.
Among them, 1,670 people (3.72%) have Death
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Benadryl when people have Death *:
- < 1 month: 76.92 %
- 1 - 6 months: 19.78 %
- 6 - 12 months: 2.2 %
- 1 - 2 years: 1.1 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Death when taking Benadryl *:
- female: 54.7 %
- male: 45.3 %
Age of people who have Death when taking Benadryl *:
- 0-1: 1.01 %
- 2-9: 0.89 %
- 10-19: 1.23 %
- 20-29: 1.79 %
- 30-39: 4.47 %
- 40-49: 12.75 %
- 50-59: 22.48 %
- 60+: 55.37 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Lung Neoplasm Malignant (132 people, 7.90%)
- Pain (115 people, 6.89%)
- Breast Cancer Female (110 people, 6.59%)
- Breast Cancer (86 people, 5.15%)
- Renal Cell Carcinoma (77 people, 4.61%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Avastin (684 people, 40.96%)
- Decadron (636 people, 38.08%)
- Tylenol (531 people, 31.80%)
- Aloxi (376 people, 22.51%)
- Zofran (301 people, 18.02%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Fatigue (456 people, 27.31%)
- Pain (331 people, 19.82%)
- Nausea (325 people, 19.46%)
- Weakness (298 people, 17.84%)
- Breathing Difficulty (240 people, 14.37%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Honestly I will never take this pill ever again. I wish I could say I only felt drowsy . At first I did and then I started getting these really sad and depressive thoughts and I know it's the pill because I had a great day. I start crying for no reason . My boyfriend asked me what was wrong and ...
I had cough, runny nose and slight fever a week back. So after 2 days I took Benadryl. One day after taking Benadryl I noticed loss of smell and most of the taste (can't notice much other than sweet......I don't notice even very spicy food now.) Since 3 days I am trying steam, salt water ...
User reviews to the study
Should you take Benadryl for an allergy when you have multiple pulmonary embolisms, pulmonary hypertension, I am now on 24 hour oxygen as of Tuesday, May 23, the right chamber of my heart is markedly enlarged and a history of of other heart issues i.e., stent placement in the LAD and ...
My husband was a healthy 78 yr old man, never sick in the 48 yrs we were married. He got ulcerative colitis and was given Lialda,3 pills a day. Within 3 months it totally destroyed his white blood cells and literally killed him! Every Dr imaginable, including CDC tried to save him but it was ...
I have been taking Benadryl for several years for allergy. I also have taken large doses of it over a few years when I had anaphylactic shock from a cancer pill. After getting off the cancer pill, it took a few years to get over the severe allergic reactions. It was during this time that my ...
My only child died 19 days after giving birth to my only grandchild. My daughter was only 20 years old and healthy for the most part as I thought the headaches, and weight gain, mood swings. acne, excessive yeast, and bladder infections, Blurred vision. Ultimately Bre died from 2 massive brain ...
Everytime I take benadryl.. I bleed! I have a birth control rod in my arm just replaced about 7mths ago so going on 4yrs on this type of b.c. guess I should not take benadryl. They have no warning about bleeding while on birth control on the package but should be making America aware by labels!!