Review: could Benadryl cause Increased Tendency To Bruise?


Summary

Increased tendency to bruise is found among people who take Benadryl, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 10+ years, also take medication Premarin, and have Pain . We study 37,611 people who have side effects while taking Benadryl from FDA and social media. Among them, 40 have Increased tendency to bruise. Find out below who they are, when they have Increased tendency to bruise 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)

Increased Tendency To Bruise

Increased tendency to bruise (increased tendency to injure the underlying soft tissue or bone) has been reported by people with cardiac flutter, confusional state, diarrhea, memory loss, dehydration (latest reports from 5,144 Increased tendency to bruise patients).

On Sep, 15, 2016

37,611 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl.
Among them, 40 people (0.11%) have Increased Tendency To Bruise


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Benadryl cause Increased tendency to bruise?

Time on Benadryl when people have Increased Tendency To Bruise *:

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

Gender of people who have Increased Tendency To Bruise when taking Benadryl *:

  • female: 71.05 %
  • male: 28.95 %

Age of people who have Increased Tendency To Bruise when taking Benadryl *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 3.57 %
  • 10-19: 7.14 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 3.57 %
  • 40-49: 25.0 %
  • 50-59: 25.0 %
  • 60+: 35.71 %

Severity if Increased Tendency To Bruise when taking Benadryl **:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (6 people, 15.00%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (5 people, 12.50%)
  • Asthma (5 people, 12.50%)
  • Migraine (4 people, 10.00%)
  • Hypersensitivity (4 people, 10.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Tylenol (6 people, 15.00%)
  • Premarin (6 people, 15.00%)
  • Zometa (5 people, 12.50%)
  • Prednisone. (5 people, 12.50%)
  • Decadron (5 people, 12.50%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (12 people, 30.00%)
  • Headache (10 people, 25.00%)
  • Dysphagia (10 people, 25.00%)
  • Pain (8 people, 20.00%)
  • Dizziness (8 people, 20.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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