Review: could Benadryl cause Enuresis (Bedwetting)?
Summary: Enuresis is found among people who take Benadryl, especially for people who are male, 2-9 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Clonidine, and have Eczema.
We study 26,425 people who have side effects while taking Benadryl from FDA and social media. Among them, 15 have Enuresis. Find out below who they are, when they have Enuresis and more.
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Benadryl has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from 29,380 Benadryl users)
Enuresis (repeated inability to control urination) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol, diabetes, schizophrenia. (latest reports from 1,924 Enuresis patients)
On Jan, 29, 2015: 26,425 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl. Among them, 15 people (0.06%) have Enuresis.
Time on Benadryl when people have Enuresis * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Enuresis when taking Benadryl * :
Age of people who have Enuresis when taking Benadryl * :
Severity of Enuresis when taking Benadryl ** :
How people recovered from Enuresis ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Eczema (8 people, 53.33%)
- Tonsillectomy (1 people, 6.67%)
- Asthma (1 people, 6.67%)
- Anxiety disorder (1 people, 6.67%)
- Pelvic pain (1 people, 6.67%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Clonidine (14 people, 93.33%)
- Vancomycin (8 people, 53.33%)
- Fluorouracil (8 people, 53.33%)
- Fortaz (8 people, 53.33%)
- Flagyl (8 people, 53.33%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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I have to take a weekly urine test. The results keep coming back diluted. They are telling me it is because of my diet. They usually test me around 9:00 in the a.m. an I don't eat breakfast. I usually have cups of coffee then a soda on my way to my test. I purposely cut back my coffee/soda intake before I went to the urine test but it still came back diluted. Can the abilify cause that? I am not trying to hide anything. Please let me know. Thank you.
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mom2nd on Jan, 8, 2015:
My 9 year old son has been diagnosed with ADHD, PTSD, and a mood stabilizing disorder. He is currently taking TENEX and trileptal. He stopped wetting the bed at age 3, but has recently started again. The only thing I reason I can think of would be medication related. Has anyone had any experience with this? If so, how did you deal with it? The medication seems to be working for his impulsivity and anger management and I really don't want to play around with meds, but will switch it up if necessary.
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