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 40,660 people who have side effects when taking Benadryl from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Mar, 01, 2017

40,660 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl.
Among them, 2,667 people (6.56%) have Headache


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Benadryl cause Headache?

Time on Benadryl when people have Headache *:

  • < 1 month: 79.78 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 10.38 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 3.83 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 3.28 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 1.09 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 1.64 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Headache when taking Benadryl *:

  • female: 76.5 %
  • male: 23.5 %

Age of people who have Headache when taking Benadryl *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 2.16 %
  • 10-19: 5.66 %
  • 20-29: 7.39 %
  • 30-39: 13.1 %
  • 40-49: 22.07 %
  • 50-59: 24.66 %
  • 60+: 24.95 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (250 people, 9.37%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (212 people, 7.95%)
  • High Blood Pressure (161 people, 6.04%)
  • Depression (157 people, 5.89%)
  • Crohn's Disease (155 people, 5.81%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Tylenol (572 people, 21.45%)
  • Zofran (279 people, 10.46%)
  • Decadron (262 people, 9.82%)
  • Ativan (257 people, 9.64%)
  • Zometa (256 people, 9.60%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (872 people, 32.70%)
  • Fatigue (731 people, 27.41%)
  • Pain (609 people, 22.83%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (601 people, 22.53%)
  • Dizziness (554 people, 20.77%)

* 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 44,737 users)

Headache

Headache (pain in head) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, depression, pain (latest reports from 306,391 Headache patients).

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