Review: could Diphenhydramine hydrochloride cause Death?
Summary: Death 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 Acetaminophen, and have Completed suicide.
We study 2,049 people who have side effects while taking Diphenhydramine hydrochloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 70 have Death. Find out below who they are, when they have Death and more.
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Diphenhydramine hydrochloride has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from 3,006 Diphenhydramine hydrochloride users)
Death has been reported by people with primary pulmonary hypertension, multiple myeloma, dialysis, diabetes, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 183,870 Death patients)
On Feb, 27, 2015: 2,049 people reported to have side effects when taking Diphenhydramine hydrochloride. Among them, 76 people (3.71%) have Death.
Time on Diphenhydramine hydrochloride when people have Death * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Death when taking Diphenhydramine hydrochloride * :
Age of people who have Death when taking Diphenhydramine hydrochloride * :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Completed suicide (13 people, 17.11%)
- Breast cancer (3 people, 3.95%)
- Insomnia (3 people, 3.95%)
- Prophylaxis (2 people, 2.63%)
- Gastric disorder (2 people, 2.63%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Acetaminophen (16 people, 21.05%)
- Clonazepam (7 people, 9.21%)
- Dexamethasone (7 people, 9.21%)
- Diphenhydramine hydrochloride cap (6 people, 7.89%)
- Zofran (6 people, 7.89%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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