Review: could Benadryl cause Increased Appetite?


Summary

Increased appetite is found among people who take Benadryl, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Ibuprofen, and have Anxiety . We study 28,793 people who have side effects while taking Benadryl from FDA and social media. Among them, 69 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 hypersensitivity. (latest outcomes from Benadryl 33,627 users)

Increased Appetite

Increased appetite has been reported by people with weight decreased, breathing difficulty, hypotension, weakness, diarrhea (latest reports from 10,784 Increased appetite patients).

On Aug, 29, 2016

28,793 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl.
Among them, 69 people (0.24%) have Increased Appetite


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Benadryl cause Increased appetite?

Time on Benadryl when people have Increased Appetite *:

  • < 1 month: 25 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 50 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 25 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 77.61 %
  • male: 22.39 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 2.27 %
  • 10-19: 6.82 %
  • 20-29: 9.09 %
  • 30-39: 15.91 %
  • 40-49: 20.45 %
  • 50-59: 27.27 %
  • 60+: 18.18 %

Severity if Increased Appetite when taking Benadryl **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Increased Appetite **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Anxiety (16 people)
  • Depression (14 people)
  • Hypersensitivity (12 people)
  • Pain (10 people)
  • Insomnia (8 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ibuprofen (12 people)
  • Tylenol (9 people)
  • Tramadol Hcl (9 people)
  • Lasix (9 people)
  • Chantix (9 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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