Review: could Benadryl cause Ms (Multiple sclerosis)?
Summary: Ms 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 Tysabri, and have Multiple sclerosis. We study 26,443 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 has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from 29,405 Benadryl users)
Ms (a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath) has been reported by people with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis, depression, pain, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 222,635 Ms patients)
On Apr, 29, 2015: 26,443 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl. Among them, 56 people (0.21%) have Ms.
Time on Benadryl when people have Ms * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
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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