Benadryl and Restless legs - from FDA reports
Restless legs 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 Prilosec, and have Gastroesophageal reflux disease. This review analyzes which people have Restless legs with Benadryl. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 44,874 people who have side effects when taking Benadryl from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Oct, 20, 2017
44,874 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl.
Among them, 144 people (0.32%) have Restless legs
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Benadryl when people have Restless legs *:
- < 1 month: 84.62 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 7.69 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 7.69 %
Gender of people who have Restless legs when taking Benadryl *:
- female: 71.74 %
- male: 28.26 %
Age of people who have Restless legs when taking Benadryl *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.91 %
- 20-29: 3.64 %
- 30-39: 3.64 %
- 40-49: 13.64 %
- 50-59: 30.0 %
- 60+: 48.18 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (19 people, 13.19%)
- Crohn's Disease (14 people, 9.72%)
- Stress And Anxiety (12 people, 8.33%)
- Pain (10 people, 6.94%)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (9 people, 6.25%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Prilosec (33 people, 22.92%)
- Coumadin (30 people, 20.83%)
- Ambien (30 people, 20.83%)
- Zofran (29 people, 20.14%)
- Pepcid (29 people, 20.14%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Stress And Anxiety (52 people, 36.11%)
- Fatigue (46 people, 31.94%)
- Nausea (44 people, 30.56%)
- Pain (43 people, 29.86%)
- Breathing Difficulty (41 people, 28.47%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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