Review: could Diphenhydramine hydrochloride cause Weight gain (Weight increased)?
Summary: Weight gain is found among people who take Diphenhydramine hydrochloride, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, also take medication Omeprazole, and have Insomnia.
We study 2,049 people who have side effects while taking Diphenhydramine hydrochloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 14 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain 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)
Weight gain has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 76,592 Weight gain patients)
On Feb, 11, 2015: 2,046 people reported to have side effects when taking Diphenhydramine hydrochloride. Among them, 14 people (0.68%) have Weight Gain.
Time on Diphenhydramine hydrochloride when people have Weight gain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Weight gain||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Weight gain when taking Diphenhydramine hydrochloride * :
|Weight gain||78.57%||21.43% |
Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Diphenhydramine hydrochloride * :
|Weight gain||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||8.33%||0.00%||33.33%||33.33%||25.00% |
Severity of Weight gain when taking Diphenhydramine hydrochloride ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Weight gain||0.00%||33.33%||66.67%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Weight gain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Weight gain||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Insomnia (3 people, 21.43%)
- Depression (2 people, 14.29%)
- Hyperlipidaemia (2 people, 14.29%)
- Anxiety (2 people, 14.29%)
- Hypersensitivity (2 people, 14.29%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Omeprazole (5 people, 35.71%)
- Lansoprazole (4 people, 28.57%)
- Clonazepam (4 people, 28.57%)
- Melatonin (4 people, 28.57%)
- Ibuprofen (3 people, 21.43%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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