Benadryl and Short-term memory loss - from FDA reports
Short-term memory loss 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 Zometa, and have Multiple sclerosis . We study 40,660 people who have side effects while taking Benadryl from FDA. Among them, 781 have Short-term memory loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Short-term memory loss and more.
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Benadryl has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from Benadryl 44,713 users)
Short-term Memory Loss
Short-term memory loss has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, pain, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 105,178 Short-term memory loss patients).
On Feb, 17, 2017
40,660 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl.
Among them, 781 people (1.92%) have Short-term Memory Loss
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Benadryl when people have Short-term Memory Loss *:
- < 1 month: 73.68 %
- 1 - 6 months: 7.89 %
- 6 - 12 months: 2.63 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 7.89 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 7.89 %
Gender of people who have Short-term Memory Loss when taking Benadryl *:
- female: 67.1 %
- male: 32.9 %
Age of people who have Short-term Memory Loss when taking Benadryl *:
- 0-1: 0.17 %
- 2-9: 0.17 %
- 10-19: 2.0 %
- 20-29: 4.67 %
- 30-39: 13.52 %
- 40-49: 25.04 %
- 50-59: 20.2 %
- 60+: 34.22 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Multiple Sclerosis (74 people, 9.48%)
- Pain (55 people, 7.04%)
- High Blood Pressure (55 people, 7.04%)
- Hypersensitivity (44 people, 5.63%)
- Depression (44 people, 5.63%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Zometa (122 people, 15.62%)
- Tylenol (110 people, 14.08%)
- Ambien (109 people, 13.96%)
- Aspirin (93 people, 11.91%)
- Neurontin (85 people, 10.88%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Stress And Anxiety (254 people, 32.52%)
- Fatigue (249 people, 31.88%)
- Pain (234 people, 29.96%)
- Headache (210 people, 26.89%)
- Weakness (197 people, 25.22%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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