Review: could Benadryl cause High blood pressure?
Summary: High blood pressure 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 Aspirin, and have High blood pressure. We study 26,443 people who have side effects while taking Benadryl from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,258 have High blood pressure. Find out below who they are, when they have High blood pressure and more.
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Benadryl has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from 29,405 Benadryl users)
High blood pressure
High blood pressure has been reported by people with osteoporosis, depression, multiple sclerosis, pain, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 330,147 High blood pressure patients)
On Apr, 26, 2015: 26,437 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl. Among them, 1,258 people (4.76%) have High Blood Pressure.
Time on Benadryl when people have High blood pressure * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|High blood pressure||90.36%||3.61%||2.41%||1.20%||1.20%||0.00%||1.20% |
Gender of people who have High blood pressure when taking Benadryl * :
|High blood pressure||68.97%||31.03% |
Age of people who have High blood pressure when taking Benadryl * :
|High blood pressure||0.62%||2.22%||3.74%||4.89%||11.30%||19.22%||23.13%||34.88% |
Severity of High blood pressure when taking Benadryl ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|High blood pressure||0.00%||66.67%||33.33%||0.00% |
How people recovered from High blood pressure ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|High blood pressure||25.00%||0.00%||75.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (109 people, 8.66%)
- Pain (86 people, 6.84%)
- Breast cancer (56 people, 4.45%)
- Depression (55 people, 4.37%)
- Multiple sclerosis (53 people, 4.21%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (195 people, 15.50%)
- Zofran (189 people, 15.02%)
- Zometa (189 people, 15.02%)
- Protonix (186 people, 14.79%)
- Lasix (162 people, 12.88%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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