Review: could Benadryl cause Open angle glaucoma (Glaucoma)?
Summary: Open angle glaucoma is found among people who take Benadryl, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, 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, 74 have Open angle glaucoma. Find out below who they are, when they have Open angle glaucoma 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)
Open angle glaucoma
Open angle glaucoma (an eye disease that gradually steals vision) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, glaucoma, diabetes, depression. (latest reports from 17,753 Open angle glaucoma patients)
On May, 14, 2015: 26,443 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl. Among them, 75 people (0.28%) have Open Angle Glaucoma.
Time on Benadryl when people have Open angle glaucoma * :
Gender of people who have Open angle glaucoma when taking Benadryl * :
|Open angle glaucoma||54.67%||45.33% |
Age of people who have Open angle glaucoma when taking Benadryl * :
|Open angle glaucoma||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||1.72%||0.00%||24.14%||22.41%||51.72% |
Severity of Open angle glaucoma when taking Benadryl ** :
How people recovered from Open angle glaucoma ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple myeloma (14 people, 18.67%)
- Breast cancer metastatic (11 people, 14.67%)
- Pain (10 people, 13.33%)
- Prostate cancer (9 people, 12.00%)
- Hypersensitivity (6 people, 8.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (40 people, 53.33%)
- Protonix (23 people, 30.67%)
- Zofran (22 people, 29.33%)
- Taxotere (22 people, 29.33%)
- Peridex (22 people, 29.33%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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