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Review: could Benadryl cause Swelling face?

We study 26,370 people who have side effects while taking Benadryl from FDA and social media. Among them, 389 have Swelling face. Find out below who they are, when they have Swelling face and more.

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Benadryl

Benadryl (latest outcomes from 29,330 users) has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies.

Swelling face

Swelling face (latest reports from 118,569 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, depression, pain, osteoporosis.

On Sep, 14, 2014: 26,370 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl. Among them, 389 people (1.48%) have Swelling Face.

Trend of Swelling face in Benadryl reports

Time on Benadryl when people have Swelling face * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Swelling face94.87%0.00%0.00%2.56%2.56%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Swelling face when taking Benadryl * :

FemaleMale
Swelling face81.75%18.25%

Age of people who have Swelling face when taking Benadryl * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Swelling face0.60%4.82%5.72%6.02%18.37%18.07%15.96%30.42%

Severity of Swelling face when taking Benadryl ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Swelling face ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (29 people, 7.46%)
  2. Osteoporosis (27 people, 6.94%)
  3. Crohn's disease (23 people, 5.91%)
  4. Sleep apnoea syndrome (22 people, 5.66%)
  5. Depression (19 people, 4.88%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (101 people, 25.96%)
  2. Ativan (62 people, 15.94%)
  3. Decadron (60 people, 15.42%)
  4. Zofran (55 people, 14.14%)
  5. Zantac (52 people, 13.37%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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