Benadryl and High blood sugar - from FDA reports


Summary

High blood sugar 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 Aredia, and have Depression . We study 40,660 people who have side effects while taking Benadryl from FDA. Among them, 246 have High blood sugar. Find out below who they are, when they have High blood sugar and more.

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Benadryl

Benadryl has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from Benadryl 44,719 users)

High Blood Sugar

High blood sugar has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, diabetes, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 24,119 High blood sugar patients).

On Jan, 28, 2017

40,660 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl.
Among them, 246 people (0.61%) have High Blood Sugar


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Benadryl cause High blood sugar?

Time on Benadryl when people have High Blood Sugar *:

  • < 1 month: 94.12 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5.88 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have High Blood Sugar when taking Benadryl *:

  • female: 66.94 %
  • male: 33.06 %

Age of people who have High Blood Sugar when taking Benadryl *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.48 %
  • 20-29: 5.71 %
  • 30-39: 14.29 %
  • 40-49: 22.86 %
  • 50-59: 17.14 %
  • 60+: 39.52 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (31 people, 12.60%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (30 people, 12.20%)
  • High Blood Pressure (23 people, 9.35%)
  • Pain (22 people, 8.94%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (18 people, 7.32%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aredia (72 people, 29.27%)
  • Zometa (66 people, 26.83%)
  • Ambien (63 people, 25.61%)
  • Ativan (55 people, 22.36%)
  • Prilosec (52 people, 21.14%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (93 people, 37.80%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (72 people, 29.27%)
  • Anaemia (71 people, 28.86%)
  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (65 people, 26.42%)
  • Joint Pain (61 people, 24.80%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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