Benadryl and Hair loss - from FDA reports


Summary

Hair loss 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 Tylenol, and have Pain. This review analyzes which people have Hair loss 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 Apr, 27, 2017

43,578 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl.
Among them, 557 people (1.28%) have Hair Loss


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Benadryl cause Hair loss?

Time on Benadryl when people have Hair Loss *:

  • < 1 month: 66.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 9.52 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.76 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.76 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 14.29 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Hair Loss when taking Benadryl *:

  • female: 84.39 %
  • male: 15.61 %

Age of people who have Hair Loss when taking Benadryl *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 2.49 %
  • 10-19: 0.75 %
  • 20-29: 4.74 %
  • 30-39: 8.48 %
  • 40-49: 25.69 %
  • 50-59: 21.2 %
  • 60+: 36.66 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (42 people, 7.54%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (33 people, 5.92%)
  • High Blood Pressure (33 people, 5.92%)
  • Hypersensitivity (25 people, 4.49%)
  • Sleep Disorder (24 people, 4.31%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Tylenol (97 people, 17.41%)
  • Ativan (93 people, 16.70%)
  • Zofran (89 people, 15.98%)
  • Zometa (87 people, 15.62%)
  • Decadron (84 people, 15.08%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (202 people, 36.27%)
  • Nausea (173 people, 31.06%)
  • Rashes (141 people, 25.31%)
  • Pain (139 people, 24.96%)
  • Diarrhea (125 people, 22.44%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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