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 44,874 people who have side effects when taking Benadryl from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Jul, 21, 2017

44,874 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl.
Among them, 2,600 people (5.79%) have Diarrhea


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Benadryl cause Diarrhea?

Time on Benadryl when people have Diarrhea *:

  • < 1 month: 81.03 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 10.34 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 3.45 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.31 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.86 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Diarrhea when taking Benadryl *:

  • female: 70.22 %
  • male: 29.78 %

Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Benadryl *:

  • 0-1: 0.24 %
  • 2-9: 2.02 %
  • 10-19: 2.36 %
  • 20-29: 5.44 %
  • 30-39: 7.55 %
  • 40-49: 17.8 %
  • 50-59: 23.67 %
  • 60+: 40.93 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (256 people, 9.85%)
  • High Blood Pressure (176 people, 6.77%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (172 people, 6.62%)
  • Crohn's Disease (142 people, 5.46%)
  • Depression (141 people, 5.42%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Tylenol (524 people, 20.15%)
  • Decadron (397 people, 15.27%)
  • Zofran (395 people, 15.19%)
  • Zometa (381 people, 14.65%)
  • Ativan (308 people, 11.85%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (1,005 people, 38.65%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (813 people, 31.27%)
  • Fatigue (770 people, 29.62%)
  • Pain (559 people, 21.50%)
  • Headache (531 people, 20.42%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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