Who have Back pain with Benadryl - from FDA reports

Back pain is found among people who take Benadryl, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Tylenol, and have Pain. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 51,573 people who have side effects when taking Benadryl from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Nov, 29, 2018

51,573 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl.
Among them, 2,008 people (3.89%) have Back pain

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Benadryl cause Back pain?

Time on Benadryl when people have Back pain *:

  • < 1 month: 77.78 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 13.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.44 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 2.22 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 1.11 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 1.11 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Back pain when taking Benadryl *:

  • female: 68.25 %
  • male: 31.75 %

Age of people who have Back pain when taking Benadryl *:

  • 0-1: 0.13 %
  • 2-9: 0.32 %
  • 10-19: 1.93 %
  • 20-29: 5.54 %
  • 30-39: 9.66 %
  • 40-49: 22.42 %
  • 50-59: 24.03 %
  • 60+: 35.95 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Pain: 233 people, 11.60%
  2. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 107 people, 5.33%
  3. Breast Cancer: 94 people, 4.68%
  4. Depression: 91 people, 4.53%
  5. High Blood Pressure: 90 people, 4.48%

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Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Tylenol: 478 people, 23.80%
  2. Zometa: 415 people, 20.67%
  3. Decadron: 406 people, 20.22%
  4. Zofran: 324 people, 16.14%
  5. Oxycontin: 249 people, 12.40%

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Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 657 people, 32.72%
  2. Pain: 642 people, 31.97%
  3. Joint Pain: 613 people, 30.53%
  4. Breathing Difficulty: 582 people, 28.98%
  5. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 577 people, 28.74%

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

FDA reports used in this study

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