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 Synthroid, and have Hypertension . We study 28,793 people who have side effects while taking Benadryl from FDA and social media. Among them, 291 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.
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Benadryl has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in hypersensitivity. (latest outcomes from Benadryl 32,636 users)
Hair loss has been reported by people with loss of libido, rashes, drug ineffective, stress and anxiety, erection problems (latest reports from 47,536 Hair loss patients).
On Aug, 23, 2016
28,793 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl.
Among them, 291 people (1.01%) have Hair Loss
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** Reports from social media are used.
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I have suffered from horrible insomnia all my life but my doctors in California always gave me halcion which worked very well for me, but 11 years ago I move to a small town in Illinois and I can't find a doctor who will give me sleeping pills even though I have had for sleep studies that show I never go into REM sleep. So literally I have been on large quantities of Benadryl every night for 11 years and I am almost bald. I have had to start wearing wigs and I'm so embarrassed by my condition that I thought I would stop taking it to get my hair back but then I didn't sleep for 5 nights and thought I was going to lose my mind. I don't know what to do anymore and it's getting me so depress I take 400 milligrams at night and I know that's a lot but like I said it's been a lot of years. I'm at the point where I feel like I have to choose between my hair or sleep. I have had 3 bouts of cancer in the last 6 years to breast cancer and ovarian cancer both times the chemo made my hair all fall out but it's so thin you can see my head I don't know what to do anymore is there anybody out there going through what I'm going through on this site because I think it would help me to discuss this with somebody who understands I'm getting ready to try to go off the benadryl again but I know I'm heading into a prolonged. Of no sleep and last time I did that I got into a car accident so I'm a little bit afraid any help would be appreciated and I thank you so much
I am 35 y old woman and takeing bisoprolol furmate for 2 months now 5mg once a day, also had propranol 80mg for a month before , is possible that I'm loosing my hair and weight [10kg in 3 months) becouse I am taking bisoprolol or that's the efect of propranol? thank You for support
I have been losing hair at an alarming rate for about 6 months. I have been taking linzess for a little over 2 years. I just discovered tonight that linzess might be the cause! I hate to stop taking it but I have to!
Hi, I've been taking Gabapentin for about 1 month now and all of a sudden, BOOM!, losing hair by the clump-full and now i almost have no hair at all. That fast it is gone. My question is, if I stop taking it NOW, can my hair grow back or is this permanent?
Hi my name is Melissa I'm 36 and I have been on methadone for 9 months now for opiate abuse and I am currently tapering off . I noticed my hair thinning and falling out after about 4 months of being on it.I heard that once I'm off of it it will grow back I sure do hope so I miss my hair.
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