Benadryl and High blood sugar - from FDA reports
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. This review analyzes which people have High blood sugar 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, 07, 2017
43,578 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl.
Among them, 251 people (0.58%) have High Blood Sugar
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Benadryl when people have High Blood Sugar *:
- < 1 month: 89.47 %
- 1 - 6 months: 5.26 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 5.26 %
- 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: 66.4 %
- male: 33.6 %
Age of people who have High Blood Sugar when taking Benadryl *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.47 %
- 20-29: 5.58 %
- 30-39: 13.95 %
- 40-49: 23.26 %
- 50-59: 17.67 %
- 60+: 39.07 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Depression (31 people, 12.35%)
- Multiple Myeloma (30 people, 11.95%)
- High Blood Pressure (23 people, 9.16%)
- Pain (22 people, 8.76%)
- Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (19 people, 7.57%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aredia (72 people, 28.69%)
- Zometa (66 people, 26.29%)
- Ambien (63 people, 25.10%)
- Ativan (55 people, 21.91%)
- Prilosec (54 people, 21.51%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Fatigue (94 people, 37.45%)
- Breathing Difficulty (72 people, 28.69%)
- Anaemia (71 people, 28.29%)
- Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (65 people, 25.90%)
- Osteoarthritis (61 people, 24.30%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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