Could Benadryl cause Diarrhea - from FDA reports
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 40,660 people who have side effects while taking Benadryl from FDA. Among them, 2,302 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 Benadryl 44,691 users)
Diarrhea has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, crohn's disease, pain (latest reports from 264,575 Diarrhea patients).
On Dec, 21, 2016
40,660 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl.
Among them, 2,302 people (5.66%) have Diarrhea
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Benadryl when people have Diarrhea *:
- < 1 month: 82.24 %
- 1 - 6 months: 8.41 %
- 6 - 12 months: 4.67 %
- 1 - 2 years: 4.67 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Diarrhea when taking Benadryl *:
- female: 69.47 %
- male: 30.53 %
Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Benadryl *:
- 0-1: 0.27 %
- 2-9: 2.22 %
- 10-19: 2.17 %
- 20-29: 5.47 %
- 30-39: 7.48 %
- 40-49: 18.74 %
- 50-59: 23.56 %
- 60+: 40.09 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Pain (233 people, 10.12%)
- High Blood Pressure (157 people, 6.82%)
- Multiple Myeloma (153 people, 6.65%)
- Depression (126 people, 5.47%)
- Breast Cancer (126 people, 5.47%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Tylenol (458 people, 19.90%)
- Decadron (393 people, 17.07%)
- Zometa (378 people, 16.42%)
- Zofran (351 people, 15.25%)
- Ativan (286 people, 12.42%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Nausea (912 people, 39.62%)
- Nausea And Vomiting (754 people, 32.75%)
- Fatigue (688 people, 29.89%)
- Pain (530 people, 23.02%)
- Headache (475 people, 20.63%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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