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Review: could Benadryl cause Immune system disorder?

Summary: Immune system disorder could be caused by Benadryl, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Valium, and have Multiple sclerosis.

We study 26,326 people who have side effects while taking Benadryl from FDA and social media. Among them, 15 have Immune system disorder. Find out below who they are, when they have Immune system disorder and more.

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Benadryl

Benadryl (latest outcomes from 29,278 users) has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies.

Immune system disorder

Immune system disorder (latest reports from 14,159 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, hepatitis c.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 26,199 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl. Among them, 15 people (0.06%) have Immune System Disorder. They amount to 0.11% of all the 14,052 people who have Immune System Disorder on eHealthMe.

Trend of Immune system disorder in Benadryl reports

Time on Benadryl when people have Immune system disorder * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Immune system disorder0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Immune system disorder when taking Benadryl * :

FemaleMale
Immune system disorder53.33%46.67%

Age of people who have Immune system disorder when taking Benadryl * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Immune system disorder16.67%16.67%8.33%0.00%8.33%33.33%0.00%16.67%

Severity of Immune system disorder when taking Benadryl ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Immune system disorder ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple sclerosis (4 people, 26.67%)
  2. Abscess (2 people, 13.33%)
  3. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (2 people, 13.33%)
  4. Cardiac disorder (2 people, 13.33%)
  5. Osteoporosis (2 people, 13.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Valium (5 people, 33.33%)
  2. Tysabri (4 people, 26.67%)
  3. Nexium (3 people, 20.00%)
  4. Baclofen (2 people, 13.33%)
  5. Imitrex (2 people, 13.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    Susan on Apr, 22, 2014:

    Sorry to hear about this I am goin through it as we'll just found out after having tests done although I do have to children ages 4 and 10 I have only ever had a break from this deppo when I found out I was pregnant with my 2nd child so was on deppo for a good few yrs but lately I was gtn bad mood swings and horrible night sweats after 6 months they have says I'm goin through premature ovarian failure and I've been put on hormOne replacement treatment. I was really shocked as I've just turned 27

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