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Review: could Benadryl cause Nosebleeds?

Summary: Nosebleeds could be caused by Benadryl, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Zometa, and have Breast cancer.

We study 26,199 people who have side effects while taking Benadryl from FDA and social media. Among them, 280 have Nosebleeds. Find out below who they are, when they have Nosebleeds and more.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 26,199 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl. Among them, 280 people (1.07%) have Nosebleeds. They amount to 0.20% of all the 140,254 people who have Nosebleeds on eHealthMe.

Trend of Nosebleeds in Benadryl reports

Time on Benadryl when people have Nosebleeds * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Nosebleeds82.35%0.00%5.88%0.00%5.88%5.88%0.00%

Gender of people who have Nosebleeds when taking Benadryl * :

FemaleMale
Nosebleeds69.29%30.71%

Age of people who have Nosebleeds when taking Benadryl * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Nosebleeds0.00%0.88%2.63%2.63%4.39%14.91%28.95%45.61%

Severity of Nosebleeds when taking Benadryl ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Nosebleeds0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Nosebleeds ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Breast cancer (25 people, 8.93%)
  2. Osteoporosis (21 people, 7.50%)
  3. Pain (13 people, 4.64%)
  4. Metastases to bone (11 people, 3.93%)
  5. Nausea (10 people, 3.57%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (80 people, 28.57%)
  2. Lasix (61 people, 21.79%)
  3. Zofran (60 people, 21.43%)
  4. Aredia (58 people, 20.71%)
  5. Aspirin (53 people, 18.93%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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