Review: could Benadryl cause Edema?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 6, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.7/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 25,184 people who take Benadryl. Among them, 388 have Edema. See who they are, when they have Edema and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Benadryl (latest outcomes from 29,259 users) has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies, insomnia. Commonly reported side effects of Benadryl include breathing difficulty, nausea, nausea aggravated, dyspnoea exacerbated, rashes.
Edema (excess of watery fluid collecting in the cavities or tissues of the body) (latest reports from 174,097 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, metastases to bone.
On Mar, 6, 2014: 25,184 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl. Among them, 388 people (1.54%) 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 ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Breast cancer (70 people, 18.04%)
- Metastases to bone (56 people, 14.43%)
- Depression (50 people, 12.89%)
- Pain (46 people, 11.86%)
- Breast cancer metastatic (38 people, 9.79%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (172 people, 44.33%)
- Aredia (138 people, 35.57%)
- Celebrex (94 people, 24.23%)
- Ambien (93 people, 23.97%)
- Decadron (93 people, 23.97%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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