Review: could Benadryl cause Upset stomach (Nausea and vomiting)?
Summary: Upset stomach 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 Zofran, and have Pain.
We study 26,435 people who have side effects while taking Benadryl from FDA and social media. Among them, 332 have Upset stomach. Find out below who they are, when they have Upset stomach and more.
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Benadryl has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from 29,395 Benadryl users)
Upset stomach has been reported by people with pain, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, quit smoking. (latest reports from 142,479 Upset stomach patients)
On Feb, 11, 2015: 26,425 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl. Among them, 1,706 people (6.46%) have Upset Stomach.
Time on Benadryl when people have Upset stomach * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Upset stomach||81.50%||5.78%||8.67%||1.73%||1.16%||0.58%||0.58% |
Gender of people who have Upset stomach when taking Benadryl * :
|Upset stomach||70.06%||29.94% |
Age of people who have Upset stomach when taking Benadryl * :
|Upset stomach||0.59%||5.56%||6.93%||8.11%||10.86%||16.61%||24.07%||27.27% |
Severity of Upset stomach when taking Benadryl ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Upset stomach||11.76%||52.94%||23.53%||11.76% |
How people recovered from Upset stomach ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Upset stomach||20.00%||50.00%||30.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (204 people, 11.96%)
- Breast cancer (120 people, 7.03%)
- Crohn's disease (101 people, 5.92%)
- Depression (91 people, 5.33%)
- Hypertension (80 people, 4.69%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zofran (319 people, 18.70%)
- Decadron (259 people, 15.18%)
- Ativan (240 people, 14.07%)
- Zometa (234 people, 13.72%)
- Aspirin (230 people, 13.48%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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