A study for a 62 year old woman who takes Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride - from FDA reports


7,489 females aged 62 (±5) who take the same drug are studied. This is a personalized study for a 62 year old female patient who has Sleep Aid. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.



On Apr, 15, 2018

7,489 females aged 62 (±5) who take Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride for a 62-year old woman.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 62
  • Gender: female
  • Conditions: Sleep Aid
  • Drugs taken:
    • Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride (diphenhydramine hydrochloride)

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

  • Heart Racing: 3 (0.04% of females aged 62 (±5) who take the drug)

As an adverse outcome could be a symptom of a condition, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, regardless of which drug is taken, how many female HBP patients aged 50 (±5) have nausea

As an adverse outcome could be a side effect of a drug, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, how many female Aspirin users aged 50 (±5) have nausea

Most common side effects over time

< 1 month:
  1. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  2. Rashes (redness)
  3. Breathing difficulty
  4. High blood pressure
  5. Infusion related reaction
1 - 6 months:
  1. Febrile neutropenia (fever with reduced white blood cells)
  2. Dehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water)
  3. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  4. Small intestinal obstruction (blockage in small intestine)
  5. Headache (pain in head)
6 - 12 months:
  1. Pneumonia
  2. Breathing difficulty
  3. Rashes (redness)
  4. Feeling abnormal
  5. Nasopharyngitis (inflammation of the nasopharynx)
1 - 2 years:
  1. Breathing difficulty
  2. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  3. Weight decreased
  4. Nasopharyngitis (inflammation of the nasopharynx)
  5. Headache (pain in head)
2 - 5 years:
  1. Arthropathy
  2. Joint pain
  3. Weight decreased
  4. Drug ineffective
  5. Fall
5 - 10 years:
  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints)
  2. Peripheral swelling
  3. Pain in extremity
  4. Joint pain
  5. Impaired healing
10+ years:
  1. Haematoma (collection of blood outside the blood vessels)
  2. Memory loss
  3. Sepsis (a severe blood infection that can lead to organ failure and death)
  4. Fever
  5. Cardiac disorder
not specified:
  1. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  2. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  3. Breathing difficulty
  4. Rashes (redness)
  5. Diarrhea

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 754 people, 10.07%
  2. Pain : 535 people, 7.14%
  3. High Blood Pressure : 472 people, 6.30%
  4. Hypersensitivity : 361 people, 4.82%
  5. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 309 people, 4.13%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Tylenol (854 people, 11.40%)
  2. Synthroid (635 people, 8.48%)
  3. Decadron (628 people, 8.39%)
  4. Zofran (625 people, 8.35%)
  5. Rituxan (515 people, 6.88%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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