Benadryl and Headache - from FDA reports


Summary

Headache 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 Headache 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, 09, 2017

43,578 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl.
Among them, 2,917 people (6.69%) have Headache


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Benadryl cause Headache?

Time on Benadryl when people have Headache *:

  • < 1 month: 79.59 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 9.69 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.1 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 3.06 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 1.02 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 1.53 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Headache when taking Benadryl *:

  • female: 77.17 %
  • male: 22.83 %

Age of people who have Headache when taking Benadryl *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 2.19 %
  • 10-19: 5.7 %
  • 20-29: 7.32 %
  • 30-39: 13.28 %
  • 40-49: 21.57 %
  • 50-59: 24.68 %
  • 60+: 25.25 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (271 people, 9.29%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (230 people, 7.88%)
  • High Blood Pressure (181 people, 6.21%)
  • Depression (166 people, 5.69%)
  • Crohn's Disease (162 people, 5.55%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Tylenol (633 people, 21.70%)
  • Zofran (296 people, 10.15%)
  • Ativan (269 people, 9.22%)
  • Decadron (264 people, 9.05%)
  • Zometa (257 people, 8.81%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (954 people, 32.70%)
  • Fatigue (813 people, 27.87%)
  • Pain (651 people, 22.32%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (633 people, 21.70%)
  • Dizziness (609 people, 20.88%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Benadryl has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from Benadryl 47,702 users)

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Headache (pain in head) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, depression, pain (latest reports from 330,038 Headache patients).

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