Who have Bacterial culture positive with Benadryl - from FDA reports

Bacterial culture positive is reported only by a few people who take Benadryl. We study 53,315 people who have side effects while taking Benadryl from FDA. Among them, 3 have Bacterial culture positive. Find out below who they are, when they have Bacterial culture positive and more.

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On Jan, 22, 2019

53,315 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl.
Among them, 3 people (0.01%) have Bacterial culture positive

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Benadryl cause Bacterial culture positive?

Gender of people who have Bacterial culture positive when taking Benadryl *:

  • female: 66.67 %
  • male: 33.33 %

Age of people who have Bacterial culture positive when taking Benadryl *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 33.33 %
  • 60+: 66.67 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Metastatic (type of epithelial lung cancer spreads to other parts): 1 person, 33.33%
  2. Neoplasm Malignant (cancer tumour): 1 person, 33.33%
  3. Genital Herpes (herpes infection of genital): 1 person, 33.33%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Fentanyl: 2 people, 66.67%
  2. Zofran: 1 person, 33.33%
  3. Magnesium Sulfate: 1 person, 33.33%
  4. Advair Diskus 100/50: 1 person, 33.33%
  5. Advil: 1 person, 33.33%
  6. Ambien: 1 person, 33.33%
  7. Cisplatin: 1 person, 33.33%
  8. Combivent: 1 person, 33.33%
  9. Decadron: 1 person, 33.33%
  10. Detrol: 1 person, 33.33%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Rashes (redness): 2 people, 66.67%
  2. White Blood Cell Count Increased: 1 person, 33.33%
  3. Hyperglycemia (high blood sugar): 1 person, 33.33%
  4. Constipation: 1 person, 33.33%
  5. Dehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water): 1 person, 33.33%
  6. Febrile Neutropenia (fever with reduced white blood cells): 1 person, 33.33%
  7. Fever: 1 person, 33.33%
  8. Fungal Infection: 1 person, 33.33%
  9. Fungus Culture Positive: 1 person, 33.33%
  10. Gastric Ulcer (stomach ulcer): 1 person, 33.33%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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