Diphenhydramine hydrochloride and Weight gain - from FDA reports


Summary

Weight gain is found among people who take Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Rituxan, and have Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 3,284 people who have side effects while taking Diphenhydramine hydrochloride from FDA. Among them, 44 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain 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)

Weight Gain

Weight gain has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, bipolar disorder (latest reports from 118,298 Weight gain patients).

On Feb, 23, 2017

3,284 people reported to have side effects when taking Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride.
Among them, 44 people (1.34%) have Weight Gain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Diphenhydramine hydrochloride cause Weight gain?

Time on Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride when people have Weight Gain *:

  • < 1 month: 66.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 33.33 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Weight Gain when taking Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride *:

  • female: 75.61 %
  • male: 24.39 %

Age of people who have Weight Gain when taking Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 2.78 %
  • 20-29: 5.56 %
  • 30-39: 11.11 %
  • 40-49: 11.11 %
  • 50-59: 44.44 %
  • 60+: 25.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (15 people, 34.09%)
  • Pain (6 people, 13.64%)
  • Asthma (3 people, 6.82%)
  • Bipolar Disorder (2 people, 4.55%)
  • Anaphylaxis (2 people, 4.55%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Rituxan (21 people, 47.73%)
  • Methotrexate (12 people, 27.27%)
  • Singulair (7 people, 15.91%)
  • Norvasc (6 people, 13.64%)
  • Actemra (6 people, 13.64%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (17 people, 38.64%)
  • Headache (14 people, 31.82%)
  • Infusion Related Reaction (12 people, 27.27%)
  • High Blood Pressure (12 people, 27.27%)
  • Pain (10 people, 22.73%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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