Review: could Benadryl cause Headache?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 28, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.5/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 25,184 people who take Benadryl. Among them, 1,437 have Headache. See who they are, when they have Headache and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Benadryl (latest outcomes from 29,259 users) has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies, insomnia. Commonly reported side effects of Benadryl include breathing difficulty, nausea, nausea aggravated, dyspnoea exacerbated, rashes.
Headache (pain in head) (latest reports from 1,173,615 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.
On Feb, 26, 2014: 25,184 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl. Among them, 1,625 people (6.45%) have Headache.
Time on Benadryl when people have Headache * :
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Gender of people who have Headache when taking Benadryl * :
Age of people who have Headache when taking Benadryl * :
Severity of Headache when taking Benadryl ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Headache ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (158 people, 9.72%)
- Multiple sclerosis (120 people, 7.38%)
- Hypertension (100 people, 6.15%)
- Depression (99 people, 6.09%)
- Crohn's disease (76 people, 4.68%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (217 people, 13.35%)
- Zometa (212 people, 13.05%)
- Ambien (190 people, 11.69%)
- Decadron (189 people, 11.63%)
- Zofran (180 people, 11.08%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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