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Review: could Benadryl cause Low blood pressure?

Summary: Low blood pressure could be caused by Benadryl, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Decadron, and have Pain.

We study 26,199 people who have side effects while taking Benadryl from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,520 have Low blood pressure. Find out below who they are, when they have Low blood pressure and more.

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Benadryl

Benadryl (latest outcomes from 29,278 users) has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies, insomnia. Commonly reported side effects of Benadryl include breathing difficulty, nausea aggravated, nausea, dyspnoea exacerbated, rashes.

Low blood pressure

Low blood pressure (abnormally low blood pressure) (latest reports from 691,479 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, depression.

On Apr, 7, 2014: 26,189 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl. Among them, 1,457 people (5.56%) have Low Blood Pressure. They amount to 0.21% of all the 691,696 people who have Low Blood Pressure on eHealthMe.

Trend of Low blood pressure in Benadryl reports

Time on Benadryl when people have Low blood pressure * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Low blood pressure88.82%10.59%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.59%

Gender of people who have Low blood pressure when taking Benadryl * :

FemaleMale
Low blood pressure56.20%43.80%

Age of people who have Low blood pressure when taking Benadryl * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Low blood pressure0.57%2.00%4.86%3.22%6.00%12.79%20.73%49.82%

Severity of Low blood pressure when taking Benadryl ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Low blood pressure33.33%16.67%33.33%16.67%

How people recovered from Low blood pressure ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Low blood pressure50.00%0.00%50.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (76 people, 5.22%)
  2. Hypertension (72 people, 4.94%)
  3. Depression (57 people, 3.91%)
  4. Nausea (56 people, 3.84%)
  5. Non-small cell lung cancer (47 people, 3.23%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Decadron (340 people, 23.34%)
  2. Zofran (266 people, 18.26%)
  3. Tylenol (232 people, 15.92%)
  4. Ativan (225 people, 15.44%)
  5. Aspirin (212 people, 14.55%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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