Could Benadryl cause Migraine - from FDA reports
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 . We study 40,660 people who have side effects while taking Benadryl from FDA. Among them, 535 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 Benadryl 44,691 users)
Migraine (headache) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, migraine, birth control, depression, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 78,259 Migraine patients).
On Dec, 26, 2016
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:
Time on Benadryl when people have Migraine *:
- < 1 month: 68.75 %
- 1 - 6 months: 6.25 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 18.75 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 6.25 %
- 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.
** Reports from social media are used.
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