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Review: could Benadryl cause Short-term memory loss (Memory loss)?

Summary: 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 Aspirin, and have Pain.

We study 26,402 people who have side effects while taking Benadryl from FDA and social media. Among them, 536 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

Benadryl (latest outcomes from 29,359 users) has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies.

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Short-term memory loss

Short-term memory loss (latest reports from 62,109 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, pain, high blood cholesterol.

Trend of Short-term memory loss reports

On Nov, 13, 2014: 26,394 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl. Among them, 536 people (2.03%) have Short-term Memory Loss.

Trend of Short-term memory loss in Benadryl reports

Time on Benadryl when people have Short-term memory loss * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Short-term memory loss63.27%2.04%2.04%2.04%8.16%14.29%8.16%

Gender of people who have Short-term memory loss when taking Benadryl * :

FemaleMale
Short-term memory loss64.78%35.22%

Age of people who have Short-term memory loss when taking Benadryl * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Short-term memory loss0.00%0.21%1.87%5.20%13.31%29.52%16.63%33.26%

Severity of Short-term memory loss when taking Benadryl ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Short-term memory loss7.69%61.54%30.77%0.00%

How people recovered from Short-term memory loss ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Short-term memory loss0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (56 people, 10.45%)
  2. Hypertension (50 people, 9.33%)
  3. Insomnia (37 people, 6.90%)
  4. Multiple sclerosis (35 people, 6.53%)
  5. Depression (35 people, 6.53%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (105 people, 19.59%)
  2. Zometa (98 people, 18.28%)
  3. Ambien (90 people, 16.79%)
  4. Neurontin (73 people, 13.62%)
  5. Oxycontin (68 people, 12.69%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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