Related topic: Benadryl, High blood sugar
Review: could Benadryl cause High blood sugar?
Summary: High blood sugar could be caused by Benadryl, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Aredia, and have Depression.
We study 26,326 people who have side effects while taking Benadryl from FDA and social media. Among them, 243 have High blood sugar. Find out below who they are, when they have High blood sugar and more.
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Benadryl (latest outcomes from 29,278 users) has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergen.
High blood sugar
High blood sugar (high blood sugar) (latest reports from 142,058 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, diabetes, depression, bipolar disorder.
On Apr, 10, 2014: 26,199 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl. Among them, 197 people (0.75%) have High Blood Sugar. They amount to 0.14% of all the 141,440 people who have High Blood Sugar on eHealthMe.
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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