Review: could Benadryl cause Drug Screen Positive?


Summary

Drug screen positive is found among people who take Benadryl, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Neurontin, and have Depression . We study 25,193 people who have side effects while taking Benadryl from FDA and social media. Among them, 51 have Drug screen positive. Find out below who they are, when they have Drug screen positive and more.

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Benadryl

Benadryl has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in hypersensitivity. (latest outcomes from Benadryl 28,893 users)

Drug Screen Positive

Drug screen positive (latest reports from 4,144 Drug screen positive patients).

On Jul, 28, 2016

25,193 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl.
Among them, 51 people (0.2%) have Drug Screen Positive


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Benadryl cause Drug screen positive?

Time on Benadryl when people have Drug Screen Positive *:

  • < 1 month: 71.43 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 14.29 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 14.29 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Drug Screen Positive when taking Benadryl *:

  • female: 56.86 %
  • male: 43.14 %

Age of people who have Drug Screen Positive when taking Benadryl *:

  • 0-1: 2.38 %
  • 2-9: 2.38 %
  • 10-19: 4.76 %
  • 20-29: 11.9 %
  • 30-39: 19.05 %
  • 40-49: 45.24 %
  • 50-59: 11.9 %
  • 60+: 2.38 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (19 people)
  • Insomnia (11 people)
  • Ill-Defined Disorder (8 people)
  • Back Pain (7 people)
  • Sleep Disorder (4 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zolpidem Tartrate (8 people)
  • Zoloft (8 people)
  • Neurontin (8 people)
  • Seroquel (7 people)
  • Oxycodone Hcl (7 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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