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 44,874 people who have side effects when taking Benadryl from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Jul, 21, 2017

44,874 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl.
Among them, 3,215 people (7.16%) have Headache


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Benadryl cause Headache?

Time on Benadryl when people have Headache *:

  • < 1 month: 79.02 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 10.24 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.88 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 2.93 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 1.46 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 1.46 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Headache when taking Benadryl *:

  • female: 76.96 %
  • male: 23.04 %

Age of people who have Headache when taking Benadryl *:

  • 0-1: 0.04 %
  • 2-9: 2.07 %
  • 10-19: 5.84 %
  • 20-29: 7.2 %
  • 30-39: 13.4 %
  • 40-49: 21.39 %
  • 50-59: 24.33 %
  • 60+: 25.73 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (277 people, 8.62%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (236 people, 7.34%)
  • High Blood Pressure (185 people, 5.75%)
  • Depression (170 people, 5.29%)
  • Crohn's Disease (166 people, 5.16%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Tylenol (698 people, 21.71%)
  • Zofran (320 people, 9.95%)
  • Ativan (288 people, 8.96%)
  • Decadron (275 people, 8.55%)
  • Ambien (270 people, 8.40%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (1,026 people, 31.91%)
  • Fatigue (863 people, 26.84%)
  • Pain (667 people, 20.75%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (650 people, 20.22%)
  • Dizziness (634 people, 19.72%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Benadryl

Benadryl has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from Benadryl 49,066 users)

Headache

Headache (pain in head) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, depression, pain (latest reports from 344,666 Headache patients).

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