Review: could Benadryl cause Diarrhea?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 1, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.3/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 25,184 people who take Benadryl. Among them, 1,271 have Diarrhea. See who they are, when they have Diarrhea and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Benadryl (latest outcomes from 29,259 users) has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergen, allergies. Commonly reported side effects of Benadryl include breathing difficulty, nausea, nausea aggravated, dyspnoea exacerbated, rashes.
Diarrhea (latest reports from 1,075,259 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, rheumatoid arthritis, acupuncture and pain, pain relief by acupuncture.
On Feb, 16, 2014: 25,142 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl. Among them, 1,211 people (4.82%) 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 (151 people, 12.47%)
- Breast cancer (90 people, 7.43%)
- Hypertension (84 people, 6.94%)
- Multiple myeloma (73 people, 6.03%)
- Depression (61 people, 5.04%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (285 people, 23.53%)
- Decadron (245 people, 20.23%)
- Zofran (208 people, 17.18%)
- Aspirin (193 people, 15.94%)
- Protonix (192 people, 15.85%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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