Could Benadryl cause Diarrhea - from FDA reports


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 Tylenol, and have Pain . We study 38,825 people who have side effects while taking Benadryl from FDA. Among them, 1,938 have Diarrhea. Find out below who they are, when they have Diarrhea and more.

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Benadryl

Benadryl has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from Benadryl 44,667 users)

Diarrhea

Diarrhea has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, crohn's disease, pain (latest reports from 264,507 Diarrhea patients).

On Nov, 21, 2016

38,825 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl.
Among them, 1,938 people (4.99%) have Diarrhea


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Benadryl cause Diarrhea?

Time on Benadryl when people have Diarrhea *:

  • < 1 month: 74.56 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 11.4 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.26 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.39 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 2.63 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 1.75 %

Gender of people who have Diarrhea when taking Benadryl *:

  • female: 69.13 %
  • male: 30.87 %

Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Benadryl *:

  • 0-1: 0.33 %
  • 2-9: 1.84 %
  • 10-19: 2.5 %
  • 20-29: 6.43 %
  • 30-39: 7.29 %
  • 40-49: 18.45 %
  • 50-59: 22.52 %
  • 60+: 40.64 %

Severity of Diarrhea **:

  • least: 6.25 %
  • moderate: 62.5 %
  • severe: 25.0 %
  • most severe: 6.25 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Tylenol (402 people, 20.74%)
  • Decadron (289 people, 14.91%)
  • Zofran (254 people, 13.11%)
  • Ativan (219 people, 11.30%)
  • Lasix (186 people, 9.60%)

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Potential co-existing conditions

  • Pain (207 people, 10.68%)
  • Crohn's Disease (117 people, 6.04%)
  • High Blood Pressure (109 people, 5.62%)
  • Depression (103 people, 5.31%)
  • Breast Cancer (99 people, 5.11%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Nausea (758 people, 39.11%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (638 people, 32.92%)
  • Fatigue (529 people, 27.30%)
  • Headache (349 people, 18.01%)
  • Weakness (348 people, 17.96%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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