Review: could Diphenhydramine cause Muscle twitching?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 7, 2014)
Severity ratings: 1.7/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 1,908 people who take Diphenhydramine. Among them, 5 have Muscle twitching. See who they are, when they have Muscle twitching and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Diphenhydramine hydrochloride (latest outcomes from 2,942 users) has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in insomnia, sleep disorder. Commonly reported side effects of Diphenhydramine hydrochloride include completed suicide, nausea, nausea aggravated, breathing difficulty, nausea and vomiting.
Muscle twitching (latest reports from 59,327 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety, high blood pressure.
On Feb, 10, 2014: 1,758 people reported to have side effects when taking Diphenhydramine hydrochloride. Among them, 5 people (0.28%) have Muscle Twitching.
Time on Diphenhydramine hydrochloride when people have Muscle twitching * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Muscle twitching||33.33%||33.33%||0.00%||33.33%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Muscle twitching when taking Diphenhydramine hydrochloride * :
|Muscle twitching||100.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Muscle twitching when taking Diphenhydramine hydrochloride * :
|Muscle twitching||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||50.00%||25.00%||0.00%||0.00%||25.00% |
Severity of Muscle twitching when taking Diphenhydramine hydrochloride ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Muscle twitching||33.33%||66.67%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Muscle twitching ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Muscle twitching||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Birth control and family planning (1 people, 20.00%)
- Adhd (1 people, 20.00%)
- Hypothyroidism (1 people, 20.00%)
- Insomnia (1 people, 20.00%)
- Bipolar ii disorder (1 people, 20.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Multi-vitamins (1 people, 20.00%)
- Reglan (1 people, 20.00%)
- Nitro-dur (1 people, 20.00%)
- Pepcid (1 people, 20.00%)
- Unspecified vitamins (1 people, 20.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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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.
Dan L. on Oct, 15, 2012:
the twitching might be tourette symdrome
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