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 43,578 people who have side effects when taking Benadryl from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 26, 2017

43,578 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl.
Among them, 2,064 people (4.74%) have Hypertension


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Benadryl cause Hypertension?

Time on Benadryl when people have Hypertension *:

  • < 1 month: 80.29 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 8.76 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.11 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 2.19 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 2.92 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.73 %

Gender of people who have Hypertension when taking Benadryl *:

  • female: 68.09 %
  • male: 31.91 %

Age of people who have Hypertension when taking Benadryl *:

  • 0-1: 0.54 %
  • 2-9: 1.87 %
  • 10-19: 3.08 %
  • 20-29: 5.5 %
  • 30-39: 10.15 %
  • 40-49: 16.98 %
  • 50-59: 23.44 %
  • 60+: 38.43 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (161 people, 7.80%)
  • Pain (142 people, 6.88%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (94 people, 4.55%)
  • Crohn's Disease (86 people, 4.17%)
  • Depression (85 people, 4.12%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Tylenol (470 people, 22.77%)
  • Zofran (228 people, 11.05%)
  • Decadron (209 people, 10.13%)
  • Remicade (206 people, 9.98%)
  • Zometa (202 people, 9.79%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Breathing Difficulty (497 people, 24.08%)
  • Nausea (452 people, 21.90%)
  • Fatigue (451 people, 21.85%)
  • Chest Pain (445 people, 21.56%)
  • Pain (357 people, 17.30%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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