Review: could Benadryl cause Swelling face?
We study 26,366 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 (latest outcomes from 29,327 users) has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies.
Swelling face (latest reports from 118,504 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, depression, pain, osteoporosis.
On Aug, 13, 2014: 26,364 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl. Among them, 389 people (1.48%) have Swelling Face. They amount to 0.33% of all the 118,443 people who have Swelling Face on eHealthMe.
Time on Benadryl when people have Swelling face * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Swelling face||94.87%||0.00%||0.00%||2.56%||2.56%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Swelling face when taking Benadryl * :
|Swelling face||81.75%||18.25% |
Age of people who have Swelling face when taking Benadryl * :
|Swelling face||0.60%||4.82%||5.72%||6.02%||18.37%||18.07%||15.96%||30.42% |
Severity of Swelling face when taking Benadryl ** :
How people recovered from Swelling face ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (29 people, 7.46%)
- Osteoporosis (27 people, 6.94%)
- Crohn's disease (23 people, 5.91%)
- Sleep apnoea syndrome (22 people, 5.66%)
- Depression (19 people, 4.88%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (101 people, 25.96%)
- Ativan (62 people, 15.94%)
- Decadron (60 people, 15.42%)
- Zofran (55 people, 14.14%)
- Zantac (52 people, 13.37%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (22 hours ago):
I've always had mood swings and have suffered with depression throughout my life. Recently I started taking Benadryl at night to help with allergies. I found that it helped me sleep better also. I'm not sure if I'm just noticing that I may have a mood disorder that's always been there or if it is caused by the Benadryl requip combo
From this study (2 weeks ago):
I am vigorous and healthy. My fainting happens when my head moves backward rapidly such as when I lie down in bed too fast. I recover quickly with no additional effects. I am not sure this is caused by my medication.
From this study (3 weeks ago):
Swollen airways led to doctors placing her on a breathing machine and life support.
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