Benadryl and Edema - from FDA reports
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 40,660 people who have side effects while taking Benadryl from FDA. Among them, 572 have Edema. Find out below who they are, when they have Edema and more.
What to expect?
You are not alone!
Personalized health information
On eHealthMe you can find out what patients like me (same gender, age) reported their drugs and conditions on FDA since 1977. Our tools are simple to use, anonymous and free. Start now >>>
Benadryl has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from Benadryl 44,713 users)
Edema (excess of watery fluid collecting in the cavities or tissues of the body) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, pain, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 40,572 Edema patients).
On Jan, 28, 2017
40,660 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl.
Among them, 572 people (1.41%) have Edema
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Benadryl when people have Edema *:
- < 1 month: 92.31 %
- 1 - 6 months: 7.69 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Edema when taking Benadryl *:
- female: 77.74 %
- male: 22.26 %
Age of people who have Edema when taking Benadryl *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 1.53 %
- 10-19: 3.06 %
- 20-29: 5.03 %
- 30-39: 5.91 %
- 40-49: 20.79 %
- 50-59: 27.57 %
- 60+: 36.11 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Breast Cancer (82 people, 14.34%)
- Depression (60 people, 10.49%)
- Pain (59 people, 10.31%)
- Metastases To Bone (59 people, 10.31%)
- Breast Cancer Metastatic (40 people, 6.99%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Zometa (183 people, 31.99%)
- Aredia (149 people, 26.05%)
- Decadron (109 people, 19.06%)
- Ativan (106 people, 18.53%)
- Ambien (104 people, 18.18%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Rashes (189 people, 33.04%)
- Pain (172 people, 30.07%)
- Stress And Anxiety (161 people, 28.15%)
- Bone Disorder (161 people, 28.15%)
- Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (156 people, 27.27%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.
Do you have Edema when taking Benadryl?
Browse all side effects of Benadryla b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
Drugs that are associated with EdemaEdema
Could your condition cause EdemaEdema
Can you answer these questions?
You may be interested in these reviews
I'm pregnant and since becoming pregnant I started having these serious skin rashes all over my body. So when I went to my on OBGYN they suggest benadryl so I started. Shortly after I started realizing I was having real labored breathing like I had weights on my chest a lot of pressure, but I ...
I take 2 mg of Xanax at night. Everything I take 2 tablets of Bendryl I have a hard time getting my speech out, this lasts all day. I feel like I am stuttering. Has anyone experienced this. Also, a few years back I was taking Bendryl daily for 1 month with my Xanax, I had what felt like a ...
I am taking care of my father who has been diagnosed w/ dementia. He takes montekulast because he had excessive itching. He is bothered by itching sometimes even on montekulast and I wondered about adding benedryl on bad days.
I take two 50 mg when I first go to bed.Then if I still have trouble sleeping I take second one.I have felt real shaky in the early mornings when I get up.Is there another over the counter sleep aid that will not cause this?