Benadryl and Prostate cancer - from FDA reports
Prostate cancer is found among people who take Benadryl, especially for people who are 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Zometa, and have Multiple myeloma. This review analyzes which people have Prostate cancer with Benadryl. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 43,578 people who have side effects when taking Benadryl from FDA, and is updated regularly.
What to expect?
You are not alone!
Personalized health information
On eHealthMe you can find out what patients like me (same gender, age) reported their drugs and conditions on FDA since 1977. Our tools are simple to use, anonymous and free. Start now >>>
On May, 15, 2017
43,578 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl.
Among them, 39 people (0.09%) have Prostate Cancer
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Benadryl when people have Prostate Cancer *:
- < 1 month: 0.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 75 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 25 %
Age of people who have Prostate Cancer when taking Benadryl *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 0.0 %
- 40-49: 17.24 %
- 50-59: 41.38 %
- 60+: 41.38 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Multiple Myeloma (13 people, 33.33%)
- Weakness (4 people, 10.26%)
- Hypoaesthesia (4 people, 10.26%)
- Crohn's Disease (4 people, 10.26%)
- Ulcerative Colitis (3 people, 7.69%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Zometa (16 people, 41.03%)
- Levaquin (14 people, 35.90%)
- Ativan (14 people, 35.90%)
- Pepcid (13 people, 33.33%)
- Oxycontin (13 people, 33.33%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Fatigue (18 people, 46.15%)
- Pain (16 people, 41.03%)
- Stress And Anxiety (15 people, 38.46%)
- Osteoarthritis (15 people, 38.46%)
- Depression (15 people, 38.46%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.
Do you have Prostate cancer when taking Benadryl?
Benadryl has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from Benadryl 47,702 users)
Prostate cancer has been reported by people with prostate cancer, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 55,121 Prostate cancer patients).
Browse all side effects of Benadryla b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
Drugs that are associated with Prostate cancerProstate cancer
Could your condition cause Prostate cancerProstate cancer
What would happen?
Can you answer these questions?
I had cough, runny nose and slight fever a week back. So after 2 days I took Benadryl. One day after taking Benadryl I noticed loss of smell and most of the taste (can't notice much other than sweet......I don't notice even very spicy food now.) Since 3 days I am trying steam, salt water ...
You may be interested in these reviews
I have been taking Benadryl for several years for allergy. I also have taken large doses of it over a few years when I had anaphylactic shock from a cancer pill. After getting off the cancer pill, it took a few years to get over the severe allergic reactions. It was during this time that my ...
I'm here bc my uncle very recently was diagnosed w/prostate cancer & is sure that mercaptopurine is the culprit. He has Crohn's & his doctor told him to double his dose 2 years ago. I'm just looking for others who may have had a similar experience as I know this is troubling him a great deal & I ...
Everytime I take benadryl.. I bleed! I have a birth control rod in my arm just replaced about 7mths ago so going on 4yrs on this type of b.c. guess I should not take benadryl. They have no warning about bleeding while on birth control on the package but should be making America aware by labels!!
Anybody know if benadryl is rough on the endocrine system? I have issues with an adrenal gland but I cannot find any information about this! It helps me get restful sleep but I'm a bit worried about trying to use this long term!