Review: could Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride cause High Blood Pressure?


Summary

High blood pressure 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 Acetaminophen, and have Prophylaxis . We study 2,096 people who have side effects while taking Diphenhydramine hydrochloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 65 have High blood pressure. Find out below who they are, when they have High blood pressure 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 3,172 users)

High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, hypotension, rashes, drug ineffective, weakness (latest reports from 345,989 High blood pressure patients).

On Aug, 23, 2016

2,096 people reported to have side effects when taking Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride.
Among them, 65 people (3.1%) have High Blood Pressure


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Diphenhydramine hydrochloride cause High blood pressure?

Time on Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride when people have High Blood Pressure *:

  • < 1 month: 75.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 12.5 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 12.5 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have High Blood Pressure when taking Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride *:

  • female: 66.67 %
  • male: 33.33 %

Age of people who have High Blood Pressure when taking Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride *:

  • 0-1: 3.7 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.85 %
  • 20-29: 3.7 %
  • 30-39: 16.67 %
  • 40-49: 18.52 %
  • 50-59: 11.11 %
  • 60+: 44.44 %

Severity if High Blood Pressure when taking Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride **:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Prophylaxis (6 people)
  • Osteopenia (5 people)
  • Acute Myeloid Leukaemia (5 people)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (4 people)
  • Pain (3 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Acetaminophen (17 people)
  • Zometa (15 people)
  • Dilaudid (14 people)
  • Colace (14 people)
  • Aspirin (14 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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