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Review: could Benadryl cause Depression?

We study 26,370 people who have side effects while taking Benadryl from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,081 have Depression. Find out below who they are, when they have Depression and more.

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Benadryl

Benadryl (latest outcomes from 29,327 users) has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies.

Depression

Depression (latest reports from 1,147,558 patients) has been reported by people with quit smoking, multiple sclerosis, pain, osteoporosis, high blood pressure.

On Aug, 10, 2014: 26,362 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl. Among them, 1,081 people (4.10%) have Depression. They amount to 0.09% of all the 1,157,719 people who have Depression on eHealthMe.

Trend of Depression in Benadryl reports

Time on Benadryl when people have Depression * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Depression75.47%3.77%0.00%0.00%7.55%5.66%7.55%

Gender of people who have Depression when taking Benadryl * :

FemaleMale
Depression65.37%34.63%

Age of people who have Depression when taking Benadryl * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Depression0.11%0.33%4.05%8.42%12.80%29.65%23.74%20.90%

Severity of Depression when taking Benadryl ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Depression0.00%55.56%44.44%0.00%

How people recovered from Depression ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Depression0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (146 people, 13.51%)
  2. Depression (91 people, 8.42%)
  3. Hypertension (78 people, 7.22%)
  4. Smoking cessation therapy (48 people, 4.44%)
  5. Multiple myeloma (47 people, 4.35%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (233 people, 21.55%)
  2. Prilosec (202 people, 18.69%)
  3. Aspirin (187 people, 17.30%)
  4. Ativan (187 people, 17.30%)
  5. Oxycontin (183 people, 16.93%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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