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 26,435 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 29,397 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 Mar, 15, 2015: 26,435 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 side effects of Benadryl for a 41-year old woman with Bee Sting. The patient has Vomiting
- A study of drug interactions between Mucinex Dm, Delsym for a 30-year old woman with Cough. The patient has Hives
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