Benadryl and Fibromyalgia - from FDA reports


Summary

Fibromyalgia 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 Ativan, and have Rheumatoid arthritis. This review analyzes which people have Fibromyalgia with Benadryl. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 43,578 people who have side effects when taking Benadryl from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 08, 2017

43,578 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl.
Among them, 198 people (0.45%) have Fibromyalgia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Benadryl cause Fibromyalgia?

Time on Benadryl when people have Fibromyalgia *:

  • < 1 month: 66.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 33.33 %

Gender of people who have Fibromyalgia when taking Benadryl *:

  • female: 85.28 %
  • male: 14.72 %

Age of people who have Fibromyalgia when taking Benadryl *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.73 %
  • 20-29: 6.57 %
  • 30-39: 8.76 %
  • 40-49: 21.17 %
  • 50-59: 29.93 %
  • 60+: 32.85 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (47 people, 23.74%)
  • Pain (23 people, 11.62%)
  • High Blood Pressure (18 people, 9.09%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (16 people, 8.08%)
  • Nausea (12 people, 6.06%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ativan (57 people, 28.79%)
  • Lyrica (46 people, 23.23%)
  • Lasix (46 people, 23.23%)
  • Dilaudid (46 people, 23.23%)
  • Cymbalta (39 people, 19.70%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (87 people, 43.94%)
  • Joint Pain (75 people, 37.88%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (68 people, 34.34%)
  • Nausea (53 people, 26.77%)
  • Depression (53 people, 26.77%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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