Benadryl and Increased appetite - from FDA reports


Summary

Increased appetite 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 Ibuprofen, and have Depression . We study 40,660 people who have side effects while taking Benadryl from FDA. Among them, 110 have Increased appetite. Find out below who they are, when they have Increased appetite and more.

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Benadryl

Benadryl has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from Benadryl 44,713 users)

Increased Appetite

Increased appetite has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, depression, bipolar disorder, high blood pressure, quit smoking (latest reports from 15,270 Increased appetite patients).

On Feb, 01, 2017

40,660 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl.
Among them, 110 people (0.27%) have Increased Appetite


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Benadryl cause Increased appetite?

Time on Benadryl when people have Increased Appetite *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 66.67 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 33.33 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Increased Appetite when taking Benadryl *:

  • female: 70.37 %
  • male: 29.63 %

Age of people who have Increased Appetite when taking Benadryl *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 1.35 %
  • 10-19: 5.41 %
  • 20-29: 9.46 %
  • 30-39: 12.16 %
  • 40-49: 28.38 %
  • 50-59: 22.97 %
  • 60+: 20.27 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (16 people, 14.55%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (15 people, 13.64%)
  • Pain (13 people, 11.82%)
  • Hypersensitivity (13 people, 11.82%)
  • Eczema (10 people, 9.09%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ibuprofen (21 people, 19.09%)
  • Chantix (18 people, 16.36%)
  • Naproxen (16 people, 14.55%)
  • Tylenol (14 people, 12.73%)
  • Pepcid (13 people, 11.82%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weight Increased (42 people, 38.18%)
  • Fatigue (32 people, 29.09%)
  • Nausea (27 people, 24.55%)
  • Weight Decreased (23 people, 20.91%)
  • Pain (22 people, 20.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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