Review: could Benadryl cause Fibromyalgia?
This is a review of Fibromyalgia by studying 25,184 people who take Benadryl. We analyze: the time on Benadryl when people have Fibromyalgia, gender and age of these people, the severity of Fibromyalgia, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Benadryl. The review is created by eHealthMe 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, allergen. Commonly reported side effects of Benadryl include breathing difficulty, nausea, nausea aggravated, dyspnoea exacerbated, rashes.
Fibromyalgia (a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body) (latest reports from 89,036 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, acupuncture and pain, depression, high blood cholesterol.
On Feb, 21, 2014: 25,142 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl. Among them, 89 people (0.35%) have Fibromyalgia.
Time on Benadryl when people have Fibromyalgia * :
Gender of people who have Fibromyalgia when taking Benadryl * :
Age of people who have Fibromyalgia when taking Benadryl * :
Severity of Fibromyalgia when taking Benadryl ** :
How people recovered from Fibromyalgia ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Anaemia (14 people, 15.73%)
- Pain (13 people, 14.61%)
- Fibromyalgia (11 people, 12.36%)
- Breast cancer (10 people, 11.24%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (9 people, 10.11%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Neurontin (33 people, 37.08%)
- Aspirin (30 people, 33.71%)
- Zometa (30 people, 33.71%)
- Prednisone (28 people, 31.46%)
- Lisinopril (27 people, 30.34%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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