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Review: could Diphenhydramine cause Muscle twitching?

We study 2,028 people who have side effects while taking Diphenhydramine from FDA and social media. Among them, 7 have Muscle twitching. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle twitching and more.

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Diphenhydramine hydrochloride

Diphenhydramine hydrochloride (latest outcomes from 2,984 users) has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in insomnia.

Muscle twitching

Muscle twitching (latest reports from 61,893 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety, high blood pressure.

On Sep, 14, 2014: 2,028 people reported to have side effects when taking Diphenhydramine hydrochloride. Among them, 7 people (0.35%) have Muscle Twitching.

Trend of Muscle twitching in Diphenhydramine hydrochloride reports

Time on Diphenhydramine hydrochloride when people have Muscle twitching * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Muscle twitching40.00%20.00%0.00%20.00%20.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Muscle twitching when taking Diphenhydramine hydrochloride * :

FemaleMale
Muscle twitching100.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Muscle twitching when taking Diphenhydramine hydrochloride * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Muscle twitching0.00%0.00%0.00%50.00%33.33%0.00%0.00%16.67%

Severity of Muscle twitching when taking Diphenhydramine hydrochloride ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Muscle twitching20.00%60.00%20.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Muscle twitching ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Muscle twitching0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Chronic insomnia (2 people, 28.57%)
  2. Ankle pain (1 people, 14.29%)
  3. Itching (1 people, 14.29%)
  4. Back pain - nonspecific (1 people, 14.29%)
  5. Muscle contractions involuntary (1 people, 14.29%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lamictal (2 people, 28.57%)
  2. Pepcid (1 people, 14.29%)
  3. Nitro-dur (1 people, 14.29%)
  4. Diphenhydramine hydrochloride inj (1 people, 14.29%)
  5. Lisinopril and hydrochlorothiazide (1 people, 14.29%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (3 months ago):

  • Itching in extremeties with no rash apparent. Eyes watery and burning. Twitching is in left eyelid. Itching started 8 days ago. Lotion does not help much. Diphenhydramine does not help much.

    Reply

  • From this study (3 months ago):

  • These are the only two medications I took for years every day, sometimes more than is directed.

    Reply

  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • I think my daughter is addicted to these meds. She has muscle severe uncontrolled muscle twitching. Sleeps a lot at times and is fatigued. She is also uninterested in daily responsiblilities at times. Erratic.

    Reply

    Dan L. on Oct, 15, 2012:

    the twitching might be tourette symdrome

    Reply

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