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Review: could Benadryl cause Rapid heart beat (Heart Rate Increased)?

We study 26,370 people who have side effects while taking Benadryl from FDA and social media. Among them, 549 have Rapid heart beat. Find out below who they are, when they have Rapid heart beat and more.

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Benadryl

Benadryl (latest outcomes from 29,335 users) has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergen.

Rapid heart beat

Rapid heart beat (latest reports from 212,612 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, depression, multiple sclerosis, asthma.

On Sep, 11, 2014: 26,370 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl. Among them, 549 people (2.08%) have Rapid Heart Beat.

Trend of Rapid heart beat in Benadryl reports

Time on Benadryl when people have Rapid heart beat * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Rapid heart beat87.72%7.02%1.75%1.75%1.75%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Rapid heart beat when taking Benadryl * :

FemaleMale
Rapid heart beat67.48%32.52%

Age of people who have Rapid heart beat when taking Benadryl * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Rapid heart beat0.61%7.47%5.45%5.25%9.09%21.41%20.00%30.71%

Severity of Rapid heart beat when taking Benadryl ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Rapid heart beat40.00%20.00%40.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Rapid heart beat ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Rapid heart beat33.33%0.00%66.67%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Crohn's disease (28 people, 5.10%)
  2. Pain (27 people, 4.92%)
  3. Depression (25 people, 4.55%)
  4. Hypersensitivity (24 people, 4.37%)
  5. Asthma (20 people, 3.64%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Decadron (72 people, 13.11%)
  2. Tylenol (68 people, 12.39%)
  3. Zofran (53 people, 9.65%)
  4. Carboplatin (49 people, 8.93%)
  5. Remicade (49 people, 8.93%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (2 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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