Review: could Benadryl cause Diarrhea?
We study 26,361 people who have side effects while taking Benadryl from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,274 have Diarrhea. Find out below who they are, when they have Diarrhea and more.
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Benadryl (latest outcomes from 29,317 users) has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergen.
Diarrhea (latest reports from 1,108,124 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, depression.
On Jul, 11, 2014: 26,359 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl. Among them, 1,274 people (4.83%) have Diarrhea. They amount to 0.12% of all the 1,088,380 people who have Diarrhea on eHealthMe.
Time on Benadryl when people have Diarrhea * :
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Gender of people who have Diarrhea when taking Benadryl * :
Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Benadryl * :
Severity of Diarrhea when taking Benadryl ** :
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How people recovered from Diarrhea ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (158 people, 12.40%)
- Breast cancer (94 people, 7.38%)
- Hypertension (86 people, 6.75%)
- Multiple myeloma (78 people, 6.12%)
- Depression (66 people, 5.18%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (302 people, 23.70%)
- Decadron (251 people, 19.70%)
- Zofran (217 people, 17.03%)
- Aspirin (206 people, 16.17%)
- Protonix (202 people, 15.86%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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