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Review: could Benadryl cause Ms (Multiple sclerosis)?
We study 26,370 people who have side effects while taking Benadryl from FDA and social media. Among them, 56 have Ms. Find out below who they are, when they have Ms and more.
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Benadryl (latest outcomes from 29,335 users) has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies.
Ms (a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath) (latest reports from 279,818 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis, depression, pain, high blood pressure.
On Sep, 16, 2014: 26,370 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl. Among them, 56 people (0.21%) have Ms.
Time on Benadryl when people have Ms * :
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Gender of people who have Ms when taking Benadryl * :
Age of people who have Ms when taking Benadryl * :
Severity of Ms when taking Benadryl ** :
How people recovered from Ms ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple sclerosis (35 people, 62.50%)
- Hypersensitivity (5 people, 8.93%)
- Food allergy (4 people, 7.14%)
- Malignant melanoma stage iii (3 people, 5.36%)
- Anaemia (3 people, 5.36%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Tysabri (18 people, 32.14%)
- Avonex (13 people, 23.21%)
- Tylenol (8 people, 14.29%)
- Zyrtec (8 people, 14.29%)
- Ditropan (8 people, 14.29%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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