eHealthMe - FDA and Social Media, Personalized eHealthMe - FDA and Social Media, Personalized

FDA and Social Media, Personalized

Tools
Drugs A-Z       Conditions A-Z       Feature support groups

Review: could Benadryl cause Hives?

We study 26,394 people who have side effects while taking Benadryl from FDA and social media. Among them, 13 have Hives. Find out below who they are, when they have Hives and more.

Get connected: join a mobile support group for people who take Benadryl and have Hives >>>

Benadryl

Benadryl (latest outcomes from 29,348 users) has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies.

Hives

Hives (latest reports from 3,373 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression, stress and anxiety, gastroesophageal reflux disease.

On Oct, 13, 2014: 26,370 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl. Among them, 13 people (0.05%) have Hives.

Trend of Hives in Benadryl reports

Time on Benadryl when people have Hives * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hives40.00%30.00%0.00%10.00%0.00%10.00%10.00%

Gender of people who have Hives when taking Benadryl * :

FemaleMale
Hives61.54%38.46%

Age of people who have Hives when taking Benadryl * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hives0.00%0.00%7.69%30.77%7.69%30.77%7.69%15.38%

Severity of Hives when taking Benadryl ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Hives7.69%53.85%30.77%7.69%

How people recovered from Hives ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Hives0.00%60.00%40.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hives (5 people, 38.46%)
  2. High blood pressure (5 people, 38.46%)
  3. Headache (2 people, 15.38%)
  4. Allergies (2 people, 15.38%)
  5. Multiple allergies (2 people, 15.38%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Prednisone (3 people, 23.08%)
  2. Albuterol sulfate (2 people, 15.38%)
  3. Lipitor (2 people, 15.38%)
  4. Atenolol (2 people, 15.38%)
  5. Adderall (2 people, 15.38%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

Do you have Hives while taking Benadryl?

Get connected! Join a mobile support group:
- support group for people who take Benadryl and have Hives
- support group for people who take Benadryl
- support group for people who have Hives

Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (6 months ago):

  • Been I'll for 9 months. Just recently found pneumonia. Can't afford dermatologist and do for doesn't know what the hives are. You can write with your finger on my skin and it will show up.

    Reply

  • From this study (7 months ago):

  • lithium and trazodone is also taken regularly

    Reply

  • From this study (3 years ago):

  • I have been on Dilantin for 6 years for a stage 4 malignant brain tumor that was successfully removed. In the last six months I have had hives, swelling, anaphylaxis, ER visits, blood tests for food allergies... etc. etc. I am taking Doxepin, Singulair, Prednisone, Ranitidine, and clarinex - all prescribed by my allergist. However, I still have awful hives covering my body.

    Reply

Post a new comment    OR    Read more comments

Can you answer these questions (what is this?):

More questions for: Benadryl, Hives

You may be interested at these reviews (what is this?):

  • Benadryl completed suicide 50 year old
    My mother comitted suicide by taking a bottle of Benadryl. She also had been drinking, she had taken xanax and drank beer, she also took 300 Benadryl pills and started having seizures and went to the hospital was brain dead and her heart stopped the next morning.

  • Had nms in 2005, will trileptal increase chance of recurrence?
    In 2005 I had NMS, which was not detected by my drs for 4 months. I'd been on Lexapro & Seroquel for 2 yrs, but was weaned from Lexapro & placed on Lamictal 3/05. Began getting low-grade fevers, which I was told were not caused by the Lamictal. I quit taking it anyway, fevers (along with uncontrolla ...

  • Allergic to ivp dye bad reaction to pyridium
    I am allergic to IVP dye (Iodine) I had discovered this over 20 years ago when I had kidney stones and was injected with the IVP. I was asked beforehand if I was allergic to shellfish and told them I didn't know since at the time I had never eaten seafood. After the injected me and walked out of the ...

More reviews for: Benadryl, Hives

On eHealthMe, Benadryl (diphenhydramine hydrochloride) is often used for allergen. Find out below the conditions Benadryl is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

What is Benadryl used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

Could it be a symptom from a condition:

Drugs in real world that are associated with:

Could your condition cause it?

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.

WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.

DISCLAIMER: All material available on eHealthMe.com is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.

You may report adverse side effects to the FDA at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/ or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).

If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.

 

Recent mobile support groups

- Robinul and Dry Mouth

- Bipolar Disorder and Pineal Gland Cyst

- Gabapentin

- Breathlessness and Atrial Flutter

- Atrial Flutter

 

Recent user comments

- "I did call my doctors office about it and they deny k ... " (3 hours ago)

- "I have been experiencing some chest discomfort on and ... " (7 hours ago)

- "Anxiety-driven retching when forcd to perform/present ... " (7 hours ago)

 

Recent searches

- Face Crushing
- Enteromerocele
- Vulva Injury
- Gnathoschisis
- Viral Uveitis

   

About - Terms of service - Privacy policy - Press - Advertise - Apps - Testimonials - Contact us

 
© 2014 eHealthMe.com. All rights reserved. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of eHealthMe.com's terms of service and privacy policy.