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Review: could Benadryl cause Tachycardia?

We study 26,361 people who have side effects while taking Benadryl from FDA and social media. Among them, 621 have Tachycardia. Find out below who they are, when they have Tachycardia and more.

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Benadryl

Benadryl (latest outcomes from 29,318 users) has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in insomnia.

Tachycardia

Tachycardia (a heart rate that exceeds the range of 100 beats/min) (latest reports from 262,932 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, schizophrenia, pain, osteoporosis.

On Jul, 12, 2014: 26,359 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl. Among them, 621 people (2.36%) have Tachycardia. They amount to 0.24% of all the 262,680 people who have Tachycardia on eHealthMe.

Trend of Tachycardia in Benadryl reports

Time on Benadryl when people have Tachycardia * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Tachycardia82.00%16.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%2.00%

Gender of people who have Tachycardia when taking Benadryl * :

FemaleMale
Tachycardia63.28%36.72%

Age of people who have Tachycardia when taking Benadryl * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Tachycardia1.05%4.72%4.55%7.17%11.71%20.80%19.23%30.77%

Severity of Tachycardia when taking Benadryl ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Tachycardia0.00%33.33%50.00%16.67%

How people recovered from Tachycardia ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Tachycardia20.00%20.00%60.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (54 people, 8.70%)
  2. Breast cancer (28 people, 4.51%)
  3. Crohn's disease (25 people, 4.03%)
  4. Depression (20 people, 3.22%)
  5. Breast cancer metastatic (20 people, 3.22%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Ativan (138 people, 22.22%)
  2. Decadron (116 people, 18.68%)
  3. Zofran (113 people, 18.20%)
  4. Tylenol (98 people, 15.78%)
  5. Albuterol (84 people, 13.53%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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