Review: could Benadryl cause Prostate cancer?
We study 26,366 people who have side effects while taking Benadryl from FDA and social media. Among them, 28 have Prostate cancer. Find out below who they are, when they have Prostate cancer and more.
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Benadryl (latest outcomes from 29,327 users) has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies.
Prostate cancer (latest reports from 54,159 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, erection problems.
On Aug, 14, 2014: 26,364 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl. Among them, 28 people (0.11%) have Prostate Cancer. They amount to 0.05% of all the 54,505 people who have Prostate Cancer on eHealthMe.
Time on Benadryl when people have Prostate cancer * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Prostate cancer||0.00%||50.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||50.00% |
Gender of people who have Prostate cancer when taking Benadryl * :
|Prostate cancer||0.00%||100.00% |
Age of people who have Prostate cancer when taking Benadryl * :
|Prostate cancer||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||15.38%||50.00%||34.62% |
Severity of Prostate cancer when taking Benadryl ** :
How people recovered from Prostate cancer ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple myeloma (8 people, 28.57%)
- Prostate cancer (4 people, 14.29%)
- Asthenia (4 people, 14.29%)
- Hypoaesthesia (4 people, 14.29%)
- Crohn's disease (3 people, 10.71%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Ativan (13 people, 46.43%)
- Chemotherapeutics nos (12 people, 42.86%)
- Levaquin (12 people, 42.86%)
- Zofran (12 people, 42.86%)
- Oxycontin (12 people, 42.86%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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