Review: could Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride cause Completed Suicide?


Completed suicide is found among people who take Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old also take medication Ethanol, and have Completed suicide . We study 2,163 people who have side effects while taking Diphenhydramine hydrochloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 42 have Completed suicide. Find out below who they are, when they have Completed suicide and more.

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Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride

Diphenhydramine hydrochloride has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from Diphenhydramine hydrochloride 4,641 users)

Completed Suicide

Completed suicide (act of taking one's own life) has been reported by people with depression, suicide attempt, stress and anxiety, quit smoking, pain (latest reports from 52,965 Completed suicide patients).

On Oct, 20, 2016

2,163 people reported to have side effects when taking Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride.
Among them, 42 people (1.94%) have Completed Suicide

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Diphenhydramine hydrochloride cause Completed suicide?

Gender of people who have Completed Suicide when taking Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride *:

  • female: 48.78 %
  • male: 51.22 %

Age of people who have Completed Suicide when taking Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 2.44 %
  • 20-29: 19.51 %
  • 30-39: 24.39 %
  • 40-49: 12.2 %
  • 50-59: 26.83 %
  • 60+: 14.63 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Suicide Attempt (2 people, 4.76%)
  • Suicidal Ideation (2 people, 4.76%)
  • Completed Suicide (2 people, 4.76%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (1 person, 2.38%)
  • Fatigue (1 person, 2.38%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ethanol (6 people, 14.29%)
  • Acetaminophen (5 people, 11.90%)
  • Zocor (4 people, 9.52%)
  • Metoprolol (4 people, 9.52%)
  • Fluoxetine (4 people, 9.52%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Toxicity To Various Agents (9 people, 21.43%)
  • Overdose (8 people, 19.05%)
  • Cardiac Arrest (7 people, 16.67%)
  • Respiratory Arrest (6 people, 14.29%)
  • Cardio-Respiratory Arrest (6 people, 14.29%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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