Benadryl and 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. This review analyzes which people have Diarrhea with Benadryl. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 40,660 people who have side effects when taking Benadryl from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Feb, 24, 2017

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:

Could Benadryl cause Diarrhea?

Time on Benadryl when people have Diarrhea *:

  • < 1 month: 80.18 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 9.01 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.41 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.5 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.9 %
  • 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.

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Benadryl

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