Review: could Benadryl cause Edema (Swelling)?
Summary: Edema 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 Zometa, and have Breast cancer.
We study 26,437 people who have side effects while taking Benadryl from FDA and social media. Among them, 389 have Edema. Find out below who they are, when they have Edema and more.
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Benadryl has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from 29,398 Benadryl users)
Edema (excess of watery fluid collecting in the cavities or tissues of the body) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, osteoporosis, metastases to bone. (latest reports from 22,157 Edema patients)
On Mar, 28, 2015: 26,437 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl. Among them, 389 people (1.47%) have Edema.
Time on Benadryl when people have Edema * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Edema when taking Benadryl * :
Age of people who have Edema when taking Benadryl * :
Severity of Edema when taking Benadryl ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Edema ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Breast cancer (70 people, 17.99%)
- Metastases to bone (56 people, 14.40%)
- Depression (50 people, 12.85%)
- Pain (46 people, 11.83%)
- Breast cancer metastatic (38 people, 9.77%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (172 people, 44.22%)
- Aredia (138 people, 35.48%)
- Celebrex (94 people, 24.16%)
- Ambien (93 people, 23.91%)
- Decadron (93 people, 23.91%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of drug interactions between Allegra D 24 Hour, Claritin-d 24 Hour, Zyrtec Allergy, Vyvanse, Benadryl for a 25-year old woman with Hay Fever, Adhd, Insomnia. The patient has Photosensitive Rash
- A study of drug interactions between Ibuprofen, Potassium Chloride, Furosemide, Magnesium Chloride, Spironolactone for a 47-year old woman with Pain, Potassium - Low, Edema, Low Blood Magnesium. The patient has Abnormal Weight Gain, Depression Postmenopausal, Eczema Nummular, Edema
- A study of drug interactions between Lortab, Effexor, Topamax for a 34-year old woman with Migraine, Anxiety. The patient has Edema
- A study of drug interactions between Lortab, Effexor, Topamax for a 34-year old woman with Migraine, Stress And Anxiety. The patient has Edema
- A study of side effects of Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride for a 68-year old woman with Sleepy. The patient has Edema Ankles, Legs
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