Benadryl and Fibromyalgia - from FDA reports
Fibromyalgia 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 Ativan, and have Rheumatoid arthritis. This review analyzes which people have Fibromyalgia 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 Nov, 27, 2017
44,874 people reported to have side effects when taking Benadryl.
Among them, 209 people (0.47%) have Fibromyalgia
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Benadryl when people have Fibromyalgia *:
- < 1 month: 50 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 25 %
- 10+ years: 25 %
Gender of people who have Fibromyalgia when taking Benadryl *:
- female: 86.06 %
- male: 13.94 %
Age of people who have Fibromyalgia when taking Benadryl *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.7 %
- 20-29: 6.34 %
- 30-39: 9.86 %
- 40-49: 21.13 %
- 50-59: 28.87 %
- 60+: 33.1 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (54 people, 25.84%)
- Pain (23 people, 11.00%)
- High Blood Pressure (18 people, 8.61%)
- Stress And Anxiety (16 people, 7.66%)
- Narcolepsy (13 people, 6.22%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Ativan (64 people, 30.62%)
- Lasix (53 people, 25.36%)
- Dilaudid (53 people, 25.36%)
- Lyrica (46 people, 22.01%)
- Synthroid (45 people, 21.53%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Pain (87 people, 41.63%)
- Joint Pain (77 people, 36.84%)
- Stress And Anxiety (68 people, 32.54%)
- Infection (58 people, 27.75%)
- Anaemia (55 people, 26.32%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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