Review: could Benadryl cause High blood sugar?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 22, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.3/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 25,184 people who take Benadryl. Among them, 234 have High blood sugar. See who they are, when they have High blood sugar and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Benadryl (latest outcomes from 29,259 users) has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergen, allergies. Commonly reported side effects of Benadryl include breathing difficulty, nausea, nausea aggravated, dyspnoea exacerbated, rashes.
High blood sugar
High blood sugar (high blood sugar) (latest reports from 138,775 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, diabetes, type 2 diabetes, depression, bipolar disorder.
On Feb, 17, 2014: 25,142 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl. Among them, 188 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||69.85%||30.15% |
Age of people who have High blood sugar when taking Benadryl * :
|High blood sugar||0.00%||0.00%||1.18%||7.06%||17.06%||22.35%||17.65%||34.71% |
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 (28 people, 14.89%)
- Multiple myeloma (24 people, 12.77%)
- Pain (18 people, 9.57%)
- Bipolar disorder (16 people, 8.51%)
- Anxiety (16 people, 8.51%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aredia (63 people, 33.51%)
- Ambien (57 people, 30.32%)
- Zometa (56 people, 29.79%)
- Ranitidine (49 people, 26.06%)
- Zyrtec (48 people, 25.53%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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