Benadryl and Itching - from FDA reports
Itching is found among people who take Benadryl, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Tylenol, and have Multiple sclerosis. This review analyzes which people have Itching with Benadryl. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 40,660 people who have side effects when taking Benadryl from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Feb, 27, 2017
40,660 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl.
Among them, 2,603 people (6.4%) have Itching
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Benadryl when people have Itching *:
- < 1 month: 92.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 6.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 1.5 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.5 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Itching when taking Benadryl *:
- female: 71.71 %
- male: 28.29 %
Age of people who have Itching when taking Benadryl *:
- 0-1: 0.05 %
- 2-9: 1.61 %
- 10-19: 2.59 %
- 20-29: 5.18 %
- 30-39: 12.76 %
- 40-49: 18.67 %
- 50-59: 24.73 %
- 60+: 34.41 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Multiple Sclerosis (166 people, 6.38%)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (148 people, 5.69%)
- Pain (133 people, 5.11%)
- Crohn's Disease (125 people, 4.80%)
- High Blood Pressure (113 people, 4.34%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Tylenol (370 people, 14.21%)
- Remicade (246 people, 9.45%)
- Prednisone (241 people, 9.26%)
- Decadron (199 people, 7.65%)
- Zyrtec (161 people, 6.19%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Rashes (936 people, 35.96%)
- Urticaria (504 people, 19.36%)
- Nausea (384 people, 14.75%)
- Breathing Difficulty (368 people, 14.14%)
- Fatigue (363 people, 13.95%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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