Could Benadryl cause Edema - from FDA reports


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 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.

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Benadryl

Benadryl has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from Benadryl 44,691 users)

Edema

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 40,543 Edema patients).

On Dec, 26, 2016

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:

Could Benadryl cause Edema?

Time on Benadryl when people have Edema *:

  • < 1 month: 92 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 8 %
  • 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.

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