Benadryl and Withdrawal syndrome - from FDA reports
Withdrawal syndrome is found among people who take Benadryl, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Xanax, and have Depression. This review analyzes which people have Withdrawal syndrome with Benadryl. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 43,578 people who have side effects when taking Benadryl from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On May, 17, 2017
43,578 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl.
Among them, 64 people (0.15%) have Withdrawal Syndrome
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Benadryl when people have Withdrawal Syndrome *:
- < 1 month: 71.43 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 28.57 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Withdrawal Syndrome when taking Benadryl *:
- female: 64.71 %
- male: 35.29 %
Age of people who have Withdrawal Syndrome when taking Benadryl *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 10.26 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 7.69 %
- 40-49: 35.9 %
- 50-59: 20.51 %
- 60+: 25.64 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Depression (22 people, 34.38%)
- High Blood Pressure (21 people, 32.81%)
- Metastases To Bone (16 people, 25.00%)
- Diabetes (16 people, 25.00%)
- Breast Cancer (16 people, 25.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Xanax (24 people, 37.50%)
- Reglan (21 people, 32.81%)
- Zyrtec (19 people, 29.69%)
- Ibuprofen (18 people, 28.12%)
- Allegra (18 people, 28.12%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Breathing Difficulty (27 people, 42.19%)
- Dizziness (26 people, 40.62%)
- Weight Increased (25 people, 39.06%)
- Pain (23 people, 35.94%)
- Joint Pain (22 people, 34.38%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Do you have Withdrawal syndrome when taking Benadryl?
Benadryl has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from Benadryl 47,702 users)
Withdrawal syndrome (a discontinuation syndrome is a set of symptoms occurred due to discontinuation of substance) has been reported by people with depression, pain, stress and anxiety, back pain, fibromyalgia (latest reports from 15,159 Withdrawal syndrome patients).
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