Review: could Benadryl cause Seborrheic Eczema?


Seborrheic eczema is reported only by a few people who take Benadryl. We study 38,816 people who have side effects while taking Benadryl from FDA and social media. Among them, 2 have Seborrheic eczema. Find out below who they are, when they have Seborrheic eczema and more.

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Benadryl has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from Benadryl 44,654 users)

Seborrheic Eczema

Seborrheic eczema (a common, inflammatory skin condition that causes flaky, white to yellowish scales to form on oily areas such as the scalp) has been reported by people with hair loss, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, psoriasis, seborrheic dermatitis (latest reports from 853 Seborrheic eczema patients).

On Oct, 18, 2016

38,816 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl.
Among them, 2 people (0.01%) have Seborrheic Eczema

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Benadryl cause Seborrheic eczema?

Gender of people who have Seborrheic Eczema when taking Benadryl *:

  • female: 50 %
  • male: 50 %

Age of people who have Seborrheic Eczema when taking Benadryl *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 50 %
  • 50-59: 50 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Sclerosis (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Facial Pain (1 person, 50.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Neosporin (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Melatonin (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Buspar (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Biaxin (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Benicar (1 person, 50.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pruritus (2 people, 100.00%)
  • Nausea (2 people, 100.00%)
  • Headache (2 people, 100.00%)
  • Dry Eye (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Cough (1 person, 50.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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