Review: could Benadryl cause Hives?
Summary: Hives is found among people who take Benadryl, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Prednisone, and have Hives.
We study 26,437 people who have side effects while taking Benadryl from FDA and social media. Among them, 14 have Hives. Find out below who they are, when they have Hives and more.
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Benadryl has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from 29,398 Benadryl users)
Hives has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol, stress and anxiety, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. (latest reports from 1,041 Hives patients)
On Apr, 14, 2015: 26,437 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl. Among them, 14 people (0.05%) have Hives.
Time on Benadryl when people have Hives * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Hives when taking Benadryl * :
Age of people who have Hives when taking Benadryl * :
Severity of Hives when taking Benadryl ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Hives ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hives (6 people, 42.86%)
- High blood pressure (5 people, 35.71%)
- Headache (2 people, 14.29%)
- High blood cholesterol (2 people, 14.29%)
- Allergies (2 people, 14.29%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Prednisone (3 people, 21.43%)
- Lipitor (2 people, 14.29%)
- Adderall (2 people, 14.29%)
- Atenolol (2 people, 14.29%)
- Albuterol sulfate (2 people, 14.29%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- A study of drug interactions between Restoril, Geodon, Brintellix, Ativan, Topamax, Lamictal for a 36-year old woman with Insomnia, Bipolar Ii Disorder, Anxiety. The patient has Macule, Dry Skin, Blisters, Hives, Itching - Burning Eyes, Itching
- A study of drug interactions between Allegra D 24 Hour, Claritin-d 24 Hour, Zyrtec Allergy, Vyvanse, Benadryl for a 25-year old woman with Hay Fever, Adhd, Insomnia. The patient has Photosensitive Rash
- A study of drug interactions between Baclofen, Zoloft, Lamictal for a 15-year old girl with Abdominal Cramps, Major Depressive Disorder, Mood Stabilizer. The patient has Hives
- A study of side effects of Flagyl for a 40-year old woman with Vaginitis Bacterial. The patient has Hives
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