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Review: could Benadryl cause High blood sugar (Hyperglycemia)?
We study 26,370 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 (latest outcomes from 29,335 users) has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies.
High blood sugar
High blood sugar (high blood sugar) (latest reports from 143,470 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, diabetes, type 2 diabetes, depression, bipolar disorder.
On Oct, 13, 2014: 26,370 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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