Review: could Benadryl cause Rapid heart beat (Heart Rate Increased)?
Summary: Rapid heart beat is found among people who take Benadryl, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Decadron, and have Crohn's disease. We study 26,443 people who have side effects while taking Benadryl from FDA and social media. Among them, 550 have Rapid heart beat. Find out below who they are, when they have Rapid heart beat 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)
Rapid heart beat
Rapid heart beat has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, depression, multiple sclerosis, asthma. (latest reports from 39,719 Rapid heart beat patients)
On Apr, 25, 2015: 26,437 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl. Among them, 550 people (2.08%) have Rapid Heart Beat.
Time on Benadryl when people have Rapid heart beat * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Rapid heart beat||87.93%||6.90%||1.72%||1.72%||1.72%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Rapid heart beat when taking Benadryl * :
|Rapid heart beat||67.53%||32.47% |
Age of people who have Rapid heart beat when taking Benadryl * :
|Rapid heart beat||0.60%||7.46%||5.44%||5.24%||9.07%||21.57%||19.96%||30.65% |
Severity of Rapid heart beat when taking Benadryl ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Rapid heart beat||33.33%||16.67%||50.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Rapid heart beat ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Rapid heart beat||25.00%||0.00%||75.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Crohn's disease (28 people, 5.09%)
- Pain (27 people, 4.91%)
- Depression (25 people, 4.55%)
- Hypersensitivity (24 people, 4.36%)
- Asthma (20 people, 3.64%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Decadron (72 people, 13.09%)
- Tylenol (68 people, 12.36%)
- Zofran (53 people, 9.64%)
- Remicade (49 people, 8.91%)
- Carboplatin (49 people, 8.91%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (3 years ago):
joanna on May, 18, 2012:
I recently started on an antibiotic called avelox for the treatment of my sinus, throat and lung infection. Its my third day so far taking it , and my chest is super congested so purchased a benelyn extra strength mucus and phlem relief. I took it around 10 pm before bed and woke up at 1230 with a rapid heart beating, causing my head to spin and chest to hurt. It lasts for 6 hours I believe so all I can do is wait it out. But this is a scary situation.
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