Review: could Benadryl cause Nerve Pain?


Summary

Nerve pain is found among people who take Benadryl, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Neurontin, and have Anxiety . We study 28,052 people who have side effects while taking Benadryl from FDA and social media. Among them, 62 have Nerve pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Nerve pain and more.

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Benadryl

Benadryl has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in hypersensitivity. (latest outcomes from Benadryl 32,636 users)

Nerve Pain

Nerve pain has been reported by people with pain, drug ineffective, weakness, drowsiness, fatigue (latest reports from 20,276 Nerve pain patients).

On Aug, 18, 2016

28,052 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl.
Among them, 62 people (0.22%) have Nerve Pain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Benadryl cause Nerve pain?

Time on Benadryl when people have Nerve Pain *:

  • < 1 month: 50 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 50 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Nerve Pain when taking Benadryl *:

  • female: 77.42 %
  • male: 22.58 %

Age of people who have Nerve Pain when taking Benadryl *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 3.77 %
  • 20-29: 3.77 %
  • 30-39: 1.89 %
  • 40-49: 28.3 %
  • 50-59: 26.42 %
  • 60+: 35.85 %

Severity if Nerve Pain when taking Benadryl **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 100 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Nerve Pain **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Anxiety (16 people)
  • Metastases To Bone (10 people)
  • Osteoporosis (7 people)
  • Depression (7 people)
  • Hypertension (6 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Neurontin (19 people)
  • Protonix (17 people)
  • Aspirin (17 people)
  • Vicodin (15 people)
  • Hydrochlorothiazide (15 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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