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Review: could Benadryl cause Ringing in the ears?

Summary: Ringing in the ears could be caused by Benadryl, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Zometa, and have Hypertension.

We study 26,326 people who have side effects while taking Benadryl from FDA and social media. Among them, 191 have Ringing in the ears. Find out below who they are, when they have Ringing in the ears and more.

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Benadryl

Benadryl (latest outcomes from 29,278 users) has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies.

Ringing in the ears

Ringing in the ears (a ringing in the ears) (latest reports from 112,978 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, stress and anxiety.

On Apr, 14, 2014: 26,199 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl. Among them, 191 people (0.73%) have Ringing In The Ears. They amount to 0.17% of all the 113,007 people who have Ringing In The Ears on eHealthMe.

Trend of Ringing in the ears in Benadryl reports

Time on Benadryl when people have Ringing in the ears * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Ringing in the ears65.00%0.00%0.00%15.00%10.00%10.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Ringing in the ears when taking Benadryl * :

FemaleMale
Ringing in the ears65.64%34.36%

Age of people who have Ringing in the ears when taking Benadryl * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Ringing in the ears0.00%0.62%1.25%1.88%3.75%15.62%29.38%47.50%

Severity of Ringing in the ears when taking Benadryl ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Ringing in the ears0.00%44.44%55.56%0.00%

How people recovered from Ringing in the ears ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Ringing in the ears0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (29 people, 15.18%)
  2. Diarrhoea (21 people, 10.99%)
  3. Multiple myeloma (21 people, 10.99%)
  4. Seborrhoeic dermatitis (21 people, 10.99%)
  5. Blood cholesterol (21 people, 10.99%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (59 people, 30.89%)
  2. Flexeril (41 people, 21.47%)
  3. Protonix (38 people, 19.90%)
  4. Diazepam (38 people, 19.90%)
  5. Celebrex (37 people, 19.37%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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On eHealthMe, Benadryl (diphenhydramine hydrochloride) is often used for allergies. Find out below the conditions Benadryl is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (3 months ago):

  • I'm trying to find out what is causing the ringing in my ears. A few weeks ago I was told I have high blood pressure and I now take hydrochlorothiazide BUT I had the ringing before I was told when I was not taking hydrochlorothiazide.

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  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • My doctor recommended taking Benadryl to help me sleep and for the last 5 months have had constant ear ringing. I've already gone to a specialists who ran several tests but said he couldn't find any reason why my ears would be ringing. I am still taking Benadryl and am wondering whether it could be the cause of my ear ringing.

    Reply

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