Benadryl and Migraine - from FDA reports


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 Tylenol, and have Depression. This review analyzes which people have Migraine with Benadryl. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 43,578 people who have side effects when taking Benadryl from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 12, 2017

43,578 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl.
Among them, 589 people (1.35%) have Migraine


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Benadryl cause Migraine?

Time on Benadryl when people have Migraine *:

  • < 1 month: 77.27 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 9.09 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 13.64 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Migraine when taking Benadryl *:

  • female: 90.67 %
  • male: 9.33 %

Age of people who have Migraine when taking Benadryl *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 1.35 %
  • 10-19: 5.61 %
  • 20-29: 8.52 %
  • 30-39: 18.39 %
  • 40-49: 26.01 %
  • 50-59: 27.8 %
  • 60+: 12.33 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (63 people, 10.70%)
  • Pain (61 people, 10.36%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (48 people, 8.15%)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (40 people, 6.79%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (38 people, 6.45%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Tylenol (115 people, 19.52%)
  • Zofran (91 people, 15.45%)
  • Zometa (84 people, 14.26%)
  • Neurontin (79 people, 13.41%)
  • Xanax (61 people, 10.36%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (172 people, 29.20%)
  • Pain (171 people, 29.03%)
  • Headache (167 people, 28.35%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (146 people, 24.79%)
  • Fatigue (142 people, 24.11%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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