Review: could Benadryl cause Fibromyalgia?
Summary: Fibromyalgia is found among people who take Benadryl, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Neurontin, and have Pain.
We study 26,437 people who have side effects while taking Benadryl from FDA and social media. Among them, 106 have Fibromyalgia. Find out below who they are, when they have Fibromyalgia 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)
Fibromyalgia (a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, depression, high blood cholesterol, rheumatoid arthritis. (latest reports from 27,040 Fibromyalgia patients)
On Apr, 18, 2015: 26,437 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl. Among them, 106 people (0.40%) have Fibromyalgia.
Time on Benadryl when people have Fibromyalgia * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Fibromyalgia when taking Benadryl * :
Age of people who have Fibromyalgia when taking Benadryl * :
Severity of Fibromyalgia when taking Benadryl ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Fibromyalgia ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (14 people, 13.21%)
- Anaemia (14 people, 13.21%)
- Fibromyalgia (11 people, 10.38%)
- Breast cancer (10 people, 9.43%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (9 people, 8.49%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Neurontin (39 people, 36.79%)
- Zometa (37 people, 34.91%)
- Zofran (34 people, 32.08%)
- Prednisone (34 people, 32.08%)
- Lisinopril (32 people, 30.19%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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