Review: could Benadryl cause Nerve pain?
We study 26,361 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 (latest outcomes from 29,317 users) has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies.
Nerve pain (pain in one or more nerves) (latest reports from 62,304 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, neuralgia, osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure.
On Jul, 13, 2014: 26,359 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl. Among them, 135 people (0.51%) have Nerve Pain. They amount to 0.22% of all the 62,337 people who have Nerve Pain on eHealthMe.
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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