A study for a 48 year old man who takes Benadryl - from FDA reports


4,047 males aged 48 (±5) who take the same drug are studied. This is a personalized study for a 48 year old male patient who has Allergies. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

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On Oct, 16, 2018

4,047 males aged 48 (±5) who take Benadryl are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Benadryl for a 48-year old man.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 48
  • Gender: male
  • Conditions: Allergies
  • Drugs taken:
    • Benadryl (diphenhydramine hydrochloride)

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

  • Palpation: 0 (0% of males aged 48 (±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. Rashes (redness)
  2. Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
  3. Sepsis (a severe blood infection that can lead to organ failure and death)
  4. Joint pain
  5. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
1 - 6 months:
  1. Death
  2. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  3. Urinary retention (the inability to completely or partially empty the bladder)
  4. Nausea and vomiting
  5. Hallucinations (sensations that appear real but are created by your mind)
6 - 12 months:
  1. Weight decreased
  2. Drug administration error
  3. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  4. Infusion related reaction
  5. Appetite - decreased (decreased appetite occurs when you have a reduced desire to eat)
1 - 2 years:
  1. Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)
  2. Cardiac arrest
  3. Haemorrhage (bleeding)
  4. Enlarged prostate
  5. Acute kidney failure
2 - 5 years:
  1. Nephrogenic systemic fibrosis (involves fibrosis of skin, joints, eyes due to kidney disease)
5 - 10 years:
  1. Infusion related reaction
  2. Neuralgia (pain in one or more nerves)
  3. Skin cancer
  4. Arthritis (form of joint disorder that involves inflammation of one or more joints)
  5. Weight increased
10+ years:
  1. Nasal disorder (diseases of nose)
  2. Infection
not specified:
  1. Drug abuse and dependence
  2. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  3. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  4. Rashes (redness)
  5. Breathing difficulty

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Pain : 265 people, 6.55%
  2. High Blood Pressure : 150 people, 3.71%
  3. Depression : 149 people, 3.68%
  4. Crohn's Disease (condition that causes inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract): 129 people, 3.19%
  5. Preventive Health Care : 121 people, 2.99%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Tylenol (481 people, 11.89%)
  2. Acetaminophen (288 people, 7.12%)
  3. Zofran (194 people, 4.79%)
  4. Prednisone (191 people, 4.72%)
  5. Decadron (187 people, 4.62%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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