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 43,578 people who have side effects when taking Benadryl from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 27, 2017

43,578 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl.
Among them, 2,509 people (5.76%) have Diarrhea


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Benadryl cause Diarrhea?

Time on Benadryl when people have Diarrhea *:

  • < 1 month: 80.36 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 10.71 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 3.57 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.46 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.89 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Diarrhea when taking Benadryl *:

  • female: 69.87 %
  • male: 30.13 %

Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Benadryl *:

  • 0-1: 0.25 %
  • 2-9: 2.09 %
  • 10-19: 2.29 %
  • 20-29: 5.48 %
  • 30-39: 7.47 %
  • 40-49: 17.94 %
  • 50-59: 23.62 %
  • 60+: 40.86 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (248 people, 9.88%)
  • High Blood Pressure (167 people, 6.66%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (165 people, 6.58%)
  • Crohn's Disease (137 people, 5.46%)
  • Depression (135 people, 5.38%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Tylenol (498 people, 19.85%)
  • Decadron (395 people, 15.74%)
  • Zometa (380 people, 15.15%)
  • Zofran (377 people, 15.03%)
  • Ativan (298 people, 11.88%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (974 people, 38.82%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (795 people, 31.69%)
  • Fatigue (745 people, 29.69%)
  • Pain (551 people, 21.96%)
  • Headache (509 people, 20.29%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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