Benadryl and Depression - from FDA reports


Summary

Depression is found among people who take Benadryl, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Pain. This review analyzes which people have Depression with Benadryl. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 44,874 people who have side effects when taking Benadryl from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Oct, 20, 2017

44,874 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl.
Among them, 1,547 people (3.45%) have Depression


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Could Benadryl cause Depression?

Time on Benadryl when people have Depression *:

  • < 1 month: 80.6 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 5.97 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 2.99 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 1.49 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 4.48 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 4.48 %

Gender of people who have Depression when taking Benadryl *:

  • female: 68.8 %
  • male: 31.2 %

Age of people who have Depression when taking Benadryl *:

  • 0-1: 0.08 %
  • 2-9: 0.34 %
  • 10-19: 3.95 %
  • 20-29: 9.42 %
  • 30-39: 13.12 %
  • 40-49: 25.23 %
  • 50-59: 24.14 %
  • 60+: 23.72 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (177 people, 11.44%)
  • High Blood Pressure (109 people, 7.05%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (84 people, 5.43%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (82 people, 5.30%)
  • Osteoporosis (62 people, 4.01%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (275 people, 17.78%)
  • Prilosec (251 people, 16.22%)
  • Ativan (239 people, 15.45%)
  • Ambien (227 people, 14.67%)
  • Tylenol (223 people, 14.41%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Stress And Anxiety (689 people, 44.54%)
  • Pain (524 people, 33.87%)
  • Fatigue (469 people, 30.32%)
  • Nausea (339 people, 21.91%)
  • Weakness (334 people, 21.59%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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