Review: could Benadryl cause Migraine?
Summary: Migraine is found among people who take Benadryl, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Migraine.
We study 26,435 people who have side effects while taking Benadryl from FDA and social media. Among them, 358 have Migraine. Find out below who they are, when they have Migraine and more.
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Benadryl has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from 29,397 Benadryl users)
Migraine (headache) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, birth control, depression, osteoporosis, pain. (latest reports from 51,741 Migraine patients)
On Feb, 27, 2015: 26,435 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl. Among them, 358 people (1.35%) have Migraine.
Time on Benadryl when people have Migraine * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Migraine when taking Benadryl * :
Age of people who have Migraine when taking Benadryl * :
Severity of Migraine when taking Benadryl ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Migraine ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Migraine (46 people, 12.85%)
- Depression (44 people, 12.29%)
- Pain (34 people, 9.50%)
- Osteoporosis (33 people, 9.22%)
- Hypertension (29 people, 8.10%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (78 people, 21.79%)
- Neurontin (70 people, 19.55%)
- Zofran (68 people, 18.99%)
- Aspirin (58 people, 16.20%)
- Reglan (50 people, 13.97%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- A study of side effects of Norflex for a 26-year old woman with Muscle Spasms. The patient has Paranoia (psychotic disorder characterized by delusions of persecution with or without grandeur), Hallucination, Auditory (perceiving sounds without auditory stimulus), Hallucination, Visual (seeing things that aren't there), Dialated Pupils, Confusion, Migraine (headache)
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