Benadryl and Migraine - from FDA reports


Summary

Migraine is found among people who take Benadryl, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Tylenol, and have Depression. This review analyzes which people have Migraine 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 Mar, 05, 2017

40,660 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl.
Among them, 535 people (1.32%) have Migraine


Number of reports submitted per year:

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Time on Benadryl when people have Migraine *:

  • < 1 month: 75.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 6.25 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 18.75 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Migraine when taking Benadryl *:

  • female: 90.47 %
  • male: 9.53 %

Age of people who have Migraine when taking Benadryl *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 1.47 %
  • 10-19: 5.16 %
  • 20-29: 8.35 %
  • 30-39: 18.18 %
  • 40-49: 27.52 %
  • 50-59: 26.54 %
  • 60+: 12.78 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (59 people, 11.03%)
  • Pain (56 people, 10.47%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (44 people, 8.22%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (39 people, 7.29%)
  • Osteoporosis (37 people, 6.92%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Tylenol (99 people, 18.50%)
  • Zofran (86 people, 16.07%)
  • Zometa (84 people, 15.70%)
  • Neurontin (76 people, 14.21%)
  • Reglan (58 people, 10.84%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (161 people, 30.09%)
  • Nausea (153 people, 28.60%)
  • Headache (149 people, 27.85%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (136 people, 25.42%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (136 people, 25.42%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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