Review: could Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride cause Death?


Summary

Death is found among people who take Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Dexamethasone, and have Insomnia . We study 2,163 people who have side effects while taking Diphenhydramine hydrochloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 46 have Death. Find out below who they are, when they have Death 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 4,549 users)

Death

Death has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, drug withdrawal syndrome, drug ineffective, diarrhea, insomnia (latest reports from 332,059 Death patients).

On Sep, 18, 2016

2,163 people reported to have side effects when taking Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride.
Among them, 46 people (2.13%) have Death


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Diphenhydramine hydrochloride cause Death?

Time on Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride when people have Death *:

  • < 1 month: 53.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.67 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 6.67 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Death when taking Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride *:

  • female: 56.52 %
  • male: 43.48 %

Age of people who have Death when taking Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 2.56 %
  • 20-29: 15.38 %
  • 30-39: 17.95 %
  • 40-49: 5.13 %
  • 50-59: 28.21 %
  • 60+: 30.77 %

Severity if Death when taking Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Insomnia (7 people, 15.22%)
  • Prophylaxis (4 people, 8.70%)
  • Pain (4 people, 8.70%)
  • Depression (4 people, 8.70%)
  • Breast Cancer (4 people, 8.70%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zofran (9 people, 19.57%)
  • Dexamethasone (9 people, 19.57%)
  • Neurontin (7 people, 15.22%)
  • Dilaudid (7 people, 15.22%)
  • Acetaminophen (7 people, 15.22%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (7 people, 15.22%)
  • Constipation (7 people, 15.22%)
  • Vomiting (6 people, 13.04%)
  • Nausea (6 people, 13.04%)
  • Chest Pain (6 people, 13.04%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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