Review: could Benadryl cause Decreased appetite?
We study 26,361 people who have side effects while taking Benadryl from FDA and social media. Among them, 494 have Decreased appetite. Find out below who they are, when they have Decreased appetite and more.
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Benadryl (latest outcomes from 29,317 users) has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies.
Decreased appetite (decreased appetite occurs when you have a reduced desire to eat) (latest reports from 384,951 patients) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, depression, pain, osteoporosis.
On Jul, 18, 2014: 26,359 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl. Among them, 494 people (1.87%) have Decreased Appetite. They amount to 0.13% of all the 385,015 people who have Decreased Appetite on eHealthMe.
Time on Benadryl when people have Decreased appetite * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Decreased appetite||96.30%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||3.70% |
Gender of people who have Decreased appetite when taking Benadryl * :
|Decreased appetite||66.41%||33.59% |
Age of people who have Decreased appetite when taking Benadryl * :
|Decreased appetite||0.00%||3.90%||2.38%||3.90%||8.87%||16.45%||28.57%||35.93% |
Severity of Decreased appetite when taking Benadryl ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Decreased appetite||33.33%||33.33%||33.33%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Decreased appetite ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Decreased appetite||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Breast cancer (51 people, 10.32%)
- Pain (48 people, 9.72%)
- Anaemia (26 people, 5.26%)
- Hypertension (24 people, 4.86%)
- Breast cancer metastatic (23 people, 4.66%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (164 people, 33.20%)
- Decadron (144 people, 29.15%)
- Zofran (123 people, 24.90%)
- Aredia (117 people, 23.68%)
- Ambien (112 people, 22.67%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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