Benadryl and Prostate cancer - from FDA reports


Summary

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 . We study 40,660 people who have side effects while taking Benadryl from FDA. Among them, 39 have Prostate cancer. Find out below who they are, when they have Prostate cancer and more.

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Benadryl

Benadryl has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from Benadryl 44,713 users)

Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer has been reported by people with prostate cancer, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 46,190 Prostate cancer patients).

On Feb, 04, 2017

40,660 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl.
Among them, 39 people (0.1%) have Prostate Cancer


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Benadryl cause Prostate cancer?

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.

** Reports from social media are used.

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