Review: could Benadryl cause Immune System Disorder?


Summary

Immune system disorder is found among people who take Benadryl, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Tysabri, and have Multiple sclerosis . We study 37,611 people who have side effects while taking Benadryl from FDA and social media. Among them, 22 have Immune system disorder. Find out below who they are, when they have Immune system disorder 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)

Immune System Disorder

Immune system disorder has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, diarrhea, joint pain, malaise (latest reports from 5,560 Immune system disorder patients).

On Sep, 15, 2016

37,611 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl.
Among them, 22 people (0.06%) have Immune System Disorder


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Benadryl cause Immune system disorder?

Time on Benadryl when people have Immune System Disorder *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 100 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Immune System Disorder when taking Benadryl *:

  • female: 70 %
  • male: 30 %

Age of people who have Immune System Disorder when taking Benadryl *:

  • 0-1: 10.53 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 5.26 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 10.53 %
  • 40-49: 31.58 %
  • 50-59: 21.05 %
  • 60+: 21.05 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Sclerosis (5 people, 22.73%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (3 people, 13.64%)
  • Asthma (3 people, 13.64%)
  • Plasma Cell Myeloma (2 people, 9.09%)
  • Crohn's Disease (2 people, 9.09%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Tysabri (5 people, 22.73%)
  • Zyrtec (4 people, 18.18%)
  • Nexium (4 people, 18.18%)
  • Avonex (3 people, 13.64%)
  • Aspirin (3 people, 13.64%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Urticaria (6 people, 27.27%)
  • Fatigue (5 people, 22.73%)
  • Back Pain (5 people, 22.73%)
  • Rash (4 people, 18.18%)
  • Anaphylactic Reaction (4 people, 18.18%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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