Review: could Benadryl cause Diarrhea?
Summary: Diarrhea 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 Zometa, and have Pain.
We study 26,425 people who have side effects while taking Benadryl from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,277 have Diarrhea. Find out below who they are, when they have Diarrhea and more.
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Benadryl has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from 29,380 Benadryl users)
Diarrhea has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, depression. (latest reports from 139,244 Diarrhea patients)
On Jan, 12, 2015: 26,414 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl. Among them, 1,277 people (4.83%) have Diarrhea.
Time on Benadryl when people have Diarrhea * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Diarrhea when taking Benadryl * :
Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Benadryl * :
Severity of Diarrhea when taking Benadryl ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Diarrhea ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (160 people, 12.53%)
- Breast cancer (94 people, 7.36%)
- Hypertension (86 people, 6.73%)
- Multiple myeloma (78 people, 6.11%)
- Depression (66 people, 5.17%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (302 people, 23.65%)
- Decadron (251 people, 19.66%)
- Zofran (218 people, 17.07%)
- Aspirin (206 people, 16.13%)
- Protonix (202 people, 15.82%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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