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Review: could Diphenhydramine cause Death?

We study 2,028 people who have side effects while taking Diphenhydramine 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

Diphenhydramine hydrochloride (latest outcomes from 2,983 users) has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in insomnia.

Death

Death (latest reports from 540,711 patients) has been reported by people with primary pulmonary hypertension, multiple myeloma, dialysis, diabetes, osteoporosis.

On Aug, 17, 2014: 2,022 people reported to have side effects when taking Diphenhydramine hydrochloride. Among them, 76 people (3.76%) have Death. They amount to 0.01% of all the 542,739 people who have Death on eHealthMe.

Trend of Death in Diphenhydramine hydrochloride reports

Time on Diphenhydramine hydrochloride when people have Death * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Death66.67%33.33%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Death69.23%30.77%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Death0.00%0.00%7.25%10.14%18.84%15.94%27.54%20.29%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Completed suicide (13 people, 17.11%)
  2. Breast cancer (3 people, 3.95%)
  3. Insomnia (3 people, 3.95%)
  4. Prophylaxis (2 people, 2.63%)
  5. Gastric disorder (2 people, 2.63%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Acetaminophen (16 people, 21.05%)
  2. Clonazepam (7 people, 9.21%)
  3. Dexamethasone (7 people, 9.21%)
  4. Diphenhydramine hydrochloride cap (6 people, 7.89%)
  5. Zofran (6 people, 7.89%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • For about four months I am often awakened with tachycardia. No other symptoms. I am able to go back to sleep almost immediately. I have just discontinued Advil pm caplet 1 to see if symptom goes away

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  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • BP ranges 125-130 over 75-87 when getting up prior to meds to 90-50 sometimes in the evening. I am a little stressed and so diphenhydramine helps me sleep along with melatonin. THese are OTC

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