Benadryl and Hypertension - from FDA reports


Summary

Hypertension 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 Hypertension with Benadryl. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 40,660 people who have side effects when taking Benadryl from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Mar, 26, 2017

40,660 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl.
Among them, 1,911 people (4.7%) have Hypertension


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Benadryl cause Hypertension?

Time on Benadryl when people have Hypertension *:

  • < 1 month: 82.03 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 7.81 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.47 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 2.34 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 1.56 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.78 %

Gender of people who have Hypertension when taking Benadryl *:

  • female: 68.05 %
  • male: 31.95 %

Age of people who have Hypertension when taking Benadryl *:

  • 0-1: 0.58 %
  • 2-9: 1.81 %
  • 10-19: 3.24 %
  • 20-29: 5.63 %
  • 30-39: 10.17 %
  • 40-49: 17.16 %
  • 50-59: 23.58 %
  • 60+: 37.82 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (142 people, 7.43%)
  • Pain (130 people, 6.80%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (86 people, 4.50%)
  • Crohn's Disease (82 people, 4.29%)
  • Depression (81 people, 4.24%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Tylenol (424 people, 22.19%)
  • Zofran (220 people, 11.51%)
  • Decadron (207 people, 10.83%)
  • Zometa (202 people, 10.57%)
  • Remicade (198 people, 10.36%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Breathing Difficulty (471 people, 24.65%)
  • Nausea (427 people, 22.34%)
  • Chest Pain (421 people, 22.03%)
  • Fatigue (416 people, 21.77%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (331 people, 17.32%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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