Could Benadryl cause Tachycardia - from FDA reports
Tachycardia 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 Tylenol, and have Pain . We study 40,660 people who have side effects while taking Benadryl from FDA. Among them, 966 have Tachycardia. Find out below who they are, when they have Tachycardia and more.
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Benadryl has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from Benadryl 44,687 users)
Tachycardia (a heart rate that exceeds the range of 100 beats/min) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, pain, atrial fibrillation/flutter, osteoporosis (latest reports from 111,460 Tachycardia patients).
On Dec, 23, 2016
40,660 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl.
Among them, 966 people (2.38%) have Tachycardia
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Benadryl when people have Tachycardia *:
- < 1 month: 83.02 %
- 1 - 6 months: 9.43 %
- 6 - 12 months: 3.77 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 1.89 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 1.89 %
Gender of people who have Tachycardia when taking Benadryl *:
- female: 60 %
- male: 40 %
Age of people who have Tachycardia when taking Benadryl *:
- 0-1: 1.3 %
- 2-9: 3.5 %
- 10-19: 4.92 %
- 20-29: 7.38 %
- 30-39: 7.25 %
- 40-49: 17.23 %
- 50-59: 21.89 %
- 60+: 36.53 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Pain (81 people, 8.39%)
- High Blood Pressure (65 people, 6.73%)
- Depression (57 people, 5.90%)
- Multiple Myeloma (53 people, 5.49%)
- Breast Cancer (52 people, 5.38%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Tylenol (213 people, 22.05%)
- Lasix (162 people, 16.77%)
- Zofran (159 people, 16.46%)
- Ativan (157 people, 16.25%)
- Zometa (148 people, 15.32%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Breathing Difficulty (395 people, 40.89%)
- Nausea (254 people, 26.29%)
- Chest Pain (230 people, 23.81%)
- Fatigue (218 people, 22.57%)
- Hypotension (202 people, 20.91%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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