Benadryl and Seborrheic eczema - from FDA reports


Seborrheic eczema is reported only by a few people who take Benadryl. We study 40,660 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 44,719 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, hair growth abnormal (latest reports from 862 Seborrheic eczema patients).

On Jan, 24, 2017

40,660 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl.
Among them, 2 people (0.0%) 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 *:

  • Nexium (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Neosporin (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Melatonin (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Copegus (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Biaxin (1 person, 50.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (2 people, 100.00%)
  • Itching (2 people, 100.00%)
  • Headache (2 people, 100.00%)
  • The Flu (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Disturbance In Attention (1 person, 50.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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