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 26,435 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 29,397 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 27,010 Fibromyalgia patients)
On Mar, 18, 2015: 26,435 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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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of drug interactions between Pravastatin Sodium, Nexium, Lexapro, Lamotrigine, Truvada, Isentress, Clonazepam for a 68-year old woman with High Blood Cholesterol And Triglycerides, Gerd, Depression, Bipolar 2, Hiv Infection Cdc Category A1, Sleep Phase Rhythm Disturbance. The patient has Fibromyalgia, Headache - Mixed Tension Migraine, Dry Eyes
- A study of side effects of Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride for a 68-year old woman with Sleepy. The patient has Edema Ankles, Legs
- A study of side effects of Gabapentin for a 38-year old woman with Fibromyalgia. The patient has Fibromyalgia (a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body), Foot Swelling
- A study of side effects of Benadryl for a 40-year old woman with Allergy To Chemicals. The patient has Yeast Infection - Vagina (fungal infection of vagina)
- A study of side effects of Benadryl for a 56-year old woman with Hives. The patient has Loss Of Taste
Recent Benadryl related drug comparison:
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