Benadryl and High blood pressure - from FDA reports
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 Tylenol, and have Rheumatoid arthritis. This review analyzes which people have High blood pressure with Benadryl. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 44,874 people who have side effects when taking Benadryl from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Sep, 20, 2017
44,874 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl.
Among them, 2,139 people (4.77%) have High blood pressure
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Benadryl when people have High blood pressure *:
- < 1 month: 80.85 %
- 1 - 6 months: 7.09 %
- 6 - 12 months: 5.67 %
- 1 - 2 years: 2.13 %
- 2 - 5 years: 3.55 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.71 %
Gender of people who have High blood pressure when taking Benadryl *:
- female: 68.28 %
- male: 31.72 %
Age of people who have High blood pressure when taking Benadryl *:
- 0-1: 0.53 %
- 2-9: 1.87 %
- 10-19: 3.04 %
- 20-29: 5.31 %
- 30-39: 9.92 %
- 40-49: 16.75 %
- 50-59: 23.58 %
- 60+: 39.0 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (178 people, 8.32%)
- Pain (146 people, 6.83%)
- Multiple Sclerosis (95 people, 4.44%)
- Crohn's Disease (89 people, 4.16%)
- Depression (87 people, 4.07%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Tylenol (494 people, 23.09%)
- Zofran (229 people, 10.71%)
- Remicade (209 people, 9.77%)
- Decadron (209 people, 9.77%)
- Zometa (202 people, 9.44%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Breathing Difficulty (512 people, 23.94%)
- Fatigue (473 people, 22.11%)
- Nausea (464 people, 21.69%)
- Chest Pain (457 people, 21.37%)
- Pain (372 people, 17.39%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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