Review: could Benadryl cause Heart rate increased?
We study 26,364 people who have side effects while taking Benadryl from FDA and social media. Among them, 549 have Heart rate increased. Find out below who they are, when they have Heart rate increased and more.
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Benadryl (latest outcomes from 29,322 users) has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies.
Heart rate increased
Heart rate increased (latest reports from 212,665 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, depression, multiple sclerosis, asthma.
On Aug, 12, 2014: 26,364 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl. Among them, 549 people (2.08%) have Heart Rate Increased. They amount to 0.26% of all the 212,485 people who have Heart Rate Increased on eHealthMe.
Time on Benadryl when people have Heart rate increased * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Heart rate increased||87.72%||7.02%||1.75%||1.75%||1.75%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Heart rate increased when taking Benadryl * :
|Heart rate increased||67.48%||32.52% |
Age of people who have Heart rate increased when taking Benadryl * :
|Heart rate increased||0.61%||7.47%||5.45%||5.25%||9.09%||21.41%||20.00%||30.71% |
Severity of Heart rate increased when taking Benadryl ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Heart rate increased||40.00%||20.00%||40.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Heart rate increased ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Heart rate increased||33.33%||0.00%||66.67% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Crohn's disease (28 people, 5.10%)
- Pain (27 people, 4.92%)
- Depression (25 people, 4.55%)
- Hypersensitivity (24 people, 4.37%)
- Asthma (20 people, 3.64%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Decadron (72 people, 13.11%)
- Tylenol (68 people, 12.39%)
- Zofran (53 people, 9.65%)
- Carboplatin (49 people, 8.93%)
- Remicade (49 people, 8.93%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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joanna on May, 18, 2012:
I recently started on an antibiotic called avelox for the treatment of my sinus, throat and lung infection. Its my third day so far taking it , and my chest is super congested so purchased a benelyn extra strength mucus and phlem relief. I took it around 10 pm before bed and woke up at 1230 with a rapid heart beating, causing my head to spin and chest to hurt. It lasts for 6 hours I believe so all I can do is wait it out. But this is a scary situation.
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