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Review: could Diphenhydramine cause Weight gain?

Summary: Weight gain could be caused by Diphenhydramine, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Omeprazole, and have Hyperlipidaemia.

We study 2,004 people who have side effects while taking Diphenhydramine from FDA and social media. Among them, 12 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.

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Diphenhydramine hydrochloride

Diphenhydramine hydrochloride (latest outcomes from 2,959 users) has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in insomnia.

Weight gain

Weight gain (latest reports from 521,536 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 1,925 people reported to have side effects when taking Diphenhydramine hydrochloride. Among them, 12 people (0.62%) have Weight Gain. They amount to 0.00% of all the 520,674 people who have Weight Gain on eHealthMe.

Trend of Weight gain in Diphenhydramine hydrochloride reports

Time on Diphenhydramine hydrochloride when people have Weight gain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Weight gain0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Weight gain when taking Diphenhydramine hydrochloride * :

FemaleMale
Weight gain75.00%25.00%

Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Diphenhydramine hydrochloride * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Weight gain0.00%0.00%0.00%10.00%0.00%20.00%40.00%30.00%

Severity of Weight gain when taking Diphenhydramine hydrochloride ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Weight gain0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Weight gain ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Weight gain0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hyperlipidaemia (2 people, 16.67%)
  2. Anxiety (2 people, 16.67%)
  3. Hypersensitivity (2 people, 16.67%)
  4. Osteoporosis (2 people, 16.67%)
  5. Diabetes mellitus (2 people, 16.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Omeprazole (5 people, 41.67%)
  2. Lansoprazole (4 people, 33.33%)
  3. Clonazepam (4 people, 33.33%)
  4. Fosamax (3 people, 25.00%)
  5. Ferrous sulfate tab (3 people, 25.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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