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Review: could Benadryl cause Shortness of breath?

Summary: Shortness of breath could be caused by Benadryl, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Decadron, and have Crohn's disease.

We study 26,326 people who have side effects while taking Benadryl from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,480 have Shortness of breath. Find out below who they are, when they have Shortness of breath 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.

Shortness of breath

Shortness of breath (latest reports from 1,327,452 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 26,199 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl. Among them, 2,480 people (9.47%) have Shortness Of Breath. They amount to 0.18% of all the 1,342,546 people who have Shortness Of Breath on eHealthMe.

Trend of Shortness of breath in Benadryl reports

Time on Benadryl when people have Shortness of breath * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Shortness of breath91.01%6.37%1.12%0.00%0.75%0.37%0.37%

Gender of people who have Shortness of breath when taking Benadryl * :

FemaleMale
Shortness of breath68.40%31.60%

Age of people who have Shortness of breath when taking Benadryl * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Shortness of breath0.05%2.42%4.51%7.25%11.38%16.58%24.62%33.21%

Severity of Shortness of breath when taking Benadryl ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Shortness of breath33.33%0.00%66.67%0.00%

How people recovered from Shortness of breath ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Shortness of breath50.00%0.00%50.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Crohn's disease (168 people, 6.77%)
  2. Pain (167 people, 6.73%)
  3. Hypertension (121 people, 4.88%)
  4. Breast cancer (110 people, 4.44%)
  5. Depression (106 people, 4.27%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Decadron (454 people, 18.31%)
  2. Zometa (382 people, 15.40%)
  3. Zofran (338 people, 13.63%)
  4. Aspirin (330 people, 13.31%)
  5. Remicade (316 people, 12.74%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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