Review: could Benadryl cause Hypertension?


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 Hypertension . We study 37,611 people who have side effects while taking Benadryl from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,644 have Hypertension. Find out below who they are, when they have Hypertension and more.

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Benadryl

Benadryl has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in hypersensitivity. (latest outcomes from Benadryl 43,259 users)

Hypertension

Hypertension (high blood pressure) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, hypotension, drug ineffective, weakness, diarrhea (latest reports from 476,864 Hypertension patients).

On Sep, 15, 2016

37,611 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl.
Among them, 1,644 people (4.37%) have Hypertension


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Benadryl cause Hypertension?

Time on Benadryl when people have Hypertension *:

  • < 1 month: 78.4 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 7.2 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.4 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 3.2 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 3.2 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.8 %
  • 10+ years: 0.8 %

Gender of people who have Hypertension when taking Benadryl *:

  • female: 67.86 %
  • male: 32.14 %

Age of people who have Hypertension when taking Benadryl *:

  • 0-1: 0.69 %
  • 2-9: 1.53 %
  • 10-19: 3.74 %
  • 20-29: 5.95 %
  • 30-39: 10.76 %
  • 40-49: 16.72 %
  • 50-59: 23.74 %
  • 60+: 36.87 %

Severity if Hypertension when taking Benadryl **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 71.43 %
  • severe: 28.57 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Hypertension **:

  • while on drug: 20 %
  • after off the drug: 20 %
  • not yet: 60 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (140 people, 8.52%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (125 people, 7.60%)
  • Pain (108 people, 6.57%)
  • Crohn's Disease (79 people, 4.81%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (73 people, 4.44%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Tylenol (362 people, 22.02%)
  • Remicade (195 people, 11.86%)
  • Zofran (145 people, 8.82%)
  • Decadron (143 people, 8.70%)
  • Ativan (136 people, 8.27%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Dyspnoea (363 people, 22.08%)
  • Nausea (327 people, 19.89%)
  • Fatigue (274 people, 16.67%)
  • Headache (250 people, 15.21%)
  • Infusion Related Reaction (243 people, 14.78%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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