Review: could Benadryl cause Increased appetite (Appetite - increased)?
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 Hypersensitivity.
We study 26,443 people who have side effects while taking Benadryl from FDA and social media. Among them, 68 have Increased appetite. Find out below who they are, when they have Increased appetite and more.
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Benadryl has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from 29,401 Benadryl users)
Increased appetite (increased appetite is when you want to eat much more often or in larger quantities than your body requires) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, depression, quit smoking, bipolar disorder, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 9,329 Increased appetite patients)
On Mar, 31, 2015: 26,437 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl. Among them, 68 people (0.26%) have Increased Appetite.
Time on Benadryl when people have Increased appetite * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Increased appetite||25.00%||50.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||25.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Increased appetite when taking Benadryl * :
|Increased appetite||71.64%||28.36% |
Age of people who have Increased appetite when taking Benadryl * :
|Increased appetite||0.00%||2.17%||6.52%||8.70%||17.39%||34.78%||26.09%||4.35% |
Severity of Increased appetite when taking Benadryl ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Increased appetite||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Increased appetite ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Increased appetite||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypersensitivity (9 people, 13.24%)
- Eczema (9 people, 13.24%)
- Depression (9 people, 13.24%)
- Anxiety (9 people, 13.24%)
- Pain (8 people, 11.76%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Ibuprofen (20 people, 29.41%)
- Chantix (17 people, 25.00%)
- Naproxen (14 people, 20.59%)
- Pepcid (13 people, 19.12%)
- Albuterol (12 people, 17.65%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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