Review: could Benadryl cause Nerve pain (Neuralgia)?
Summary: Nerve pain 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 Zometa, and have Multiple myeloma.
We study 26,443 people who have side effects while taking Benadryl from FDA and social media. Among them, 135 have Nerve pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Nerve pain and more.
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Benadryl has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from 29,401 Benadryl users)
Nerve pain (pain in one or more nerves) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, pain, depression, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 17,942 Nerve pain patients)
On Apr, 16, 2015: 26,437 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl. Among them, 135 people (0.51%) have Nerve Pain.
Time on Benadryl when people have Nerve pain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Nerve pain||50.00%||50.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Nerve pain when taking Benadryl * :
|Nerve pain||81.48%||18.52% |
Age of people who have Nerve pain when taking Benadryl * :
|Nerve pain||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||1.54%||10.77%||12.31%||43.85%||31.54% |
Severity of Nerve pain when taking Benadryl ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Nerve pain||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Nerve pain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Nerve pain||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple myeloma (21 people, 15.56%)
- Metastases to bone (17 people, 12.59%)
- Pain (16 people, 11.85%)
- Anxiety (14 people, 10.37%)
- Hypertension (11 people, 8.15%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (79 people, 58.52%)
- Protonix (72 people, 53.33%)
- Neurontin (68 people, 50.37%)
- Morphine (67 people, 49.63%)
- Oxycontin (65 people, 48.15%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- A study of drug interactions between Allegra D 24 Hour, Claritin-d 24 Hour, Zyrtec Allergy, Vyvanse, Benadryl for a 25-year old woman with Hay Fever, Adhd, Insomnia. The patient has Photosensitive Rash
- A study of drug interactions between Lexapro, Tramadol, Lyrica for a 42-year old woman with Depression, Pain, Nerve Pain. The patient has Ocular Migraine, Nerve Pain, Shortness Of Breath, High Blood Pressure, Constipation, Chest Discomfort, Nausea
- A study of drug interactions between Neurontin, Mobic for a 31-year old man with Spinal Cord Compression. The patient has Nerve Pain
- A study of side effects of Lyrica for a 36-year old woman with Fibromyalgia. The patient has Nerve Pain
- A study of side effects of Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride for a 68-year old woman with Sleepy. The patient has Edema Ankles, Legs
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