Could Benadryl cause Hallucination - from FDA reports
Hallucination 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 Zometa, and have Multiple myeloma . We study 40,660 people who have side effects while taking Benadryl from FDA. Among them, 367 have Hallucination. Find out below who they are, when they have Hallucination and more.
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Benadryl has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from Benadryl 44,691 users)
Hallucination (an experience involving the perception of something not present) has been reported by people with depression, pain, parkinson's disease, high blood pressure, insomnia (latest reports from 35,335 Hallucination patients).
On Dec, 22, 2016
40,660 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl.
Among them, 367 people (0.9%) have Hallucination
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Benadryl when people have Hallucination *:
- < 1 month: 81.4 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 16.28 %
- 1 - 2 years: 2.33 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Hallucination when taking Benadryl *:
- female: 61.02 %
- male: 38.98 %
Age of people who have Hallucination when taking Benadryl *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 4.51 %
- 10-19: 5.9 %
- 20-29: 2.08 %
- 30-39: 18.75 %
- 40-49: 17.36 %
- 50-59: 10.76 %
- 60+: 40.28 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Multiple Myeloma (47 people, 12.81%)
- Pain (45 people, 12.26%)
- High Blood Pressure (45 people, 12.26%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (35 people, 9.54%)
- Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (30 people, 8.17%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Zometa (92 people, 25.07%)
- Ativan (87 people, 23.71%)
- Albuterol (68 people, 18.53%)
- Compazine (66 people, 17.98%)
- Aspirin (63 people, 17.17%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Stress And Anxiety (115 people, 31.34%)
- Fatigue (103 people, 28.07%)
- Breathing Difficulty (100 people, 27.25%)
- Diarrhea (98 people, 26.70%)
- Pain (87 people, 23.71%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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