Review: could Benadryl cause High blood sugar (Hyperglycemia)?
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 26,437 people who have side effects while taking Benadryl from FDA and social media. Among them, 197 have High blood sugar. Find out below who they are, when they have High blood sugar and more.
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Benadryl has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from 29,397 Benadryl users)
High blood sugar
High blood sugar (high blood sugar) has been reported by people with diabetes, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, depression, bipolar disorder. (latest reports from 17,128 High blood sugar patients)
On Mar, 13, 2015: 26,435 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl. Among them, 197 people (0.75%) have High Blood Sugar.
Time on Benadryl when people have High blood sugar * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|High blood sugar||87.50%||0.00%||0.00%||6.25%||0.00%||6.25%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have High blood sugar when taking Benadryl * :
|High blood sugar||69.23%||30.77% |
Age of people who have High blood sugar when taking Benadryl * :
|High blood sugar||0.00%||0.00%||1.12%||6.70%||16.20%||22.35%||17.88%||35.75% |
Severity of High blood sugar when taking Benadryl ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|High blood sugar||33.33%||33.33%||0.00%||33.33% |
How people recovered from High blood sugar ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|High blood sugar||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (29 people, 14.72%)
- Multiple myeloma (27 people, 13.71%)
- Hypertension (18 people, 9.14%)
- Pain (18 people, 9.14%)
- Bipolar disorder (17 people, 8.63%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aredia (64 people, 32.49%)
- Ambien (59 people, 29.95%)
- Zometa (58 people, 29.44%)
- Ranitidine (52 people, 26.40%)
- Prilosec (49 people, 24.87%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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