Benadryl Insomnia Side Effect Reports


The following Benadryl Insomnia side effect reports were submitted by healthcare professionals and consumers.

This information will help you understand how side effects, such as Insomnia, can occur, and what you can do about them.

A side effect could appear soon after you start Benadryl or it might take time to develop.


Mania, Insomnia, Logorrhoea, Formication

This Insomnia side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from CA. A 50-year-old female patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: rhinorrhoea,eye pruritus,multiple allergies. The patient was prescribed Benadryl Nightime Es Allergy (dosage: Taken At Night), which was started on Oct 29, 2013. Concurrently used drugs: NA. When starting to take Benadryl Nightime Es Allergy the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Mania
  • Insomnia
  • Logorrhoea
  • Formication
These side effects may potentially be related to Benadryl Nightime Es Allergy.
Hallucination, Abnormal Dreams, Insomnia, Overdose, Off Label Use

This Insomnia Benadryl Allergy side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from US on Apr 03, 2013. A Female , 50 years of age, weighting 145.0 lb, was treated with Benadryl Allergy. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Hallucination
  • Abnormal Dreams
  • Insomnia
  • Overdose
  • Off Label Use
. Benadryl Allergy dosage: NA. Additional drugs used at the same time:
  • Tylenol Pm
  • Ritalin (20mg, 3 Times A Day From Week.)
  • Ritalin (20mg, 3 Times A Day From Week.)
  • Ritalin (20mg, 3 Times A Day From Week.)
  • Bupropion (150mg For One And Half Weeks)
  • Abilify (5mg From Years)
  • Citalopram (20mg/day From Years)
  • Percocet (5mg/325mg 4 Times A Day From Years)
Sinus Disorder, Swelling, Nasal Obstruction, Aptyalism, Ageusia, Anosmia, Skin Swelling, Insomnia, Dry Mouth

This is a Benadryl side effect report of a 45-year-old female patient (weight:NA) from US, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: sleep disorder, who was treated with Benadryl (dosage:NA, start time: Jan 09, 2013), combined with: NA., and developed a serious reaction and a Insomnia side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Sinus Disorder
  • Swelling
  • Nasal Obstruction
  • Aptyalism
  • Ageusia
  • Anosmia
  • Skin Swelling
  • Insomnia
  • Dry Mouth
which developed after the beginning of treatment. This side effect report can indicate a possible existence of increased vulnerability to Benadryl treatment in female patients suffering from sleep disorder, resulting in Insomnia.
Burning Sensation, Pruritus, Rash, Pain, Contusion, Scar, Insomnia, Skin Discolouration, Anxiety

A 55-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from US with the following symptoms: erythema,pruritus started Benadryl treatment (dosage: NA) on Mar 23, 2012. Soon after starting Benadryl treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Burning Sensation
  • Pruritus
  • Rash
  • Pain
  • Contusion
  • Scar
  • Insomnia
  • Skin Discolouration
  • Anxiety
. Concurrently used drugs: NA. This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Benadryl side effects, such as Insomnia.
Urticaria, Insomnia, Neck Pain, Hot Flush, Recurrent Cancer, Pruritus, Asthenia, Oedema Peripheral, Arthralgia

A female patient from UNITED STATES was prescribed and started Benadryl on Jun 05, 2012. Patient felt the following Benadryl side effects: urticaria, insomnia, neck pain, hot flush, recurrent cancer, pruritus, asthenia, oedema peripheral, arthralgia Additional patient health information: Female , 67 years of age, weighting 128.1 lb, The consumer reported the following symptoms: . Benadryl dosage: NA. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Aspirin
  • Arimidex
Insomnia

This report suggests a potential Benadryl Insomnia side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 2-year-old female patient from UNITED STATES (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): urticaria and used Benadryl (dosage: 1 Teaspoon Once) starting Sep 26, 2005. Soon after starting Benadryl the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Insomnia
Drugs used concurrently:
  • Ibuprofen (Unk)
Although Benadryl demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Insomnia, may still occur.
Nausea, Myalgia, Alopecia, Vision Blurred, Off Label Use, Bedridden, Insomnia, Diarrhoea, Vomiting

An adverse event was reported by a consumer or non-health professional on Feb 21, 2012 by a Female taking Benadryl (dosage: NA) was diagnosed with and. Location: UNITED STATES , 43 years of age, weighting 158.0 lb, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Benadryl side effects: nausea, myalgia, alopecia, vision blurred, off label use, bedridden, insomnia, diarrhoea, vomiting. Additional medications/treatments:
Associated medications used:
  • Bactrim
Insomnia

This Insomnia problem was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES. A 2-year-old female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): urticaria.On Sep 26, 2005 a consumer started treatment with Benadryl (dosage: 1 Teaspoon Once). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time:
  • Ibuprofen (Unk)
When commencing Benadryl, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Insomnia
Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Insomnia, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Oral Herpes, Insomnia, Confusional State, Stress, Herpes Virus Infection, Anxiety, Fatigue, Dyspnoea, Memory Impairment

This is a Benadryl side effect report of a 40-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: NA and was treated with Benadryl (dosage: NA) starting Aug 09, 2010. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Tysabri
Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Oral Herpes
  • Insomnia
  • Confusional State
  • Stress
  • Herpes Virus Infection
  • Anxiety
  • Fatigue
  • Dyspnoea
  • Memory Impairment
This opens a possibility that Benadryl could cause Insomnia and that some female patients may be more susceptible.
Hypersensitivity, Injection Site Erythema, Injection Site Induration, Dry Mouth, Asthma, Pulmonary Congestion, Blood Pressure Increased, Insomnia

This Insomnia side effect was reported by a health professional from UNITED STATES on Oct 14, 2011. A female patient from UNITED STATES , weighting 255.7 lb, was treated with Benadryl. Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Benadryl side effects: hypersensitivity, injection site erythema, injection site induration, dry mouth, asthma, pulmonary congestion, blood pressure increased, insomnia. Benadryl dosage: NA.
Associated medications used:
  • Magnesium
  • Naproxen
  • Epipen
  • Multivitamin
  • Rebif
  • Fish Oil
  • Osteo Bi Flex
  • Vitamin D
These side effects may potentially be related to Benadryl.
Abdominal Pain, Pain In Extremity, Dizziness, Headache, Insomnia, Asthenia, Fatigue

This Insomnia side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES. A 53-year-old female patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: NA. The patient was prescribed Benadryl (dosage: NA), which was started on Jul 13, 2011. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Tysabri
When starting to take Benadryl the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Pain In Extremity
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Insomnia
  • Asthenia
  • Fatigue
These side effects may potentially be related to Benadryl.
Grand Mal Convulsion, Laceration, Pollakiuria, Tongue Injury, Frequent Bowel Movements, Insomnia, Dizziness, Vision Blurred, Nausea

This Insomnia Benadryl side effect was reported by a physician from UNITED STATES on Jun 20, 2011. A Female , weighting 112.4 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Benadryl. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Grand Mal Convulsion
  • Laceration
  • Pollakiuria
  • Tongue Injury
  • Frequent Bowel Movements
  • Insomnia
  • Dizziness
  • Vision Blurred
  • Nausea
. Benadryl dosage: NA. Additional drugs used at the same time:
  • Vitamin A
  • Vimpat (100 Mg In Am And 150 Mg Qhs)
  • Glucosamine
  • Multi-vitamins
  • Valerian Root
Vision Blurred, Laceration, Nausea, Pollakiuria, Vomiting, Dizziness, Convulsion, Frequent Bowel Movements, Insomnia

This is a Benadryl side effect report of a female patient (weight:NA) from UNITED STATES, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: insomnia,convulsion, who was treated with Benadryl (dosage:NA, start time: Jun 01, 2009), combined with:
  • Vimpat (100 Mg In Am And 150 Mg Qhs)
, and developed a serious reaction and a Insomnia side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Vision Blurred
  • Laceration
  • Nausea
  • Pollakiuria
  • Vomiting
  • Dizziness
  • Convulsion
  • Frequent Bowel Movements
  • Insomnia
which developed after the beginning of treatment. This side effect report can indicate a possible existence of increased vulnerability to Benadryl treatment in female patients suffering from insomnia,convulsion, resulting in Insomnia.
Insomnia, Infusion Related Reaction, Restless Legs Syndrome, Cardiac Flutter, Musculoskeletal Discomfort

A female patient (weight: NA) from CANADA with the following symptoms: NA started Benadryl treatment (dosage: NA) on May 18, 2011. Soon after starting Benadryl treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Insomnia
  • Infusion Related Reaction
  • Restless Legs Syndrome
  • Cardiac Flutter
  • Musculoskeletal Discomfort
. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Clonazepam
  • Remicade
  • Acetaminophen
  • Crestor
  • Nexium
  • Albuterol
  • Brimonidine (Both Eyes)
  • Micardis
This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Benadryl side effects, such as Insomnia.
Application Site Rash, Insomnia, Tongue Blistering, Oedema Peripheral, Decreased Appetite, Dysphonia

A female patient from UNITED STATES was prescribed and started Benadryl on Apr 08, 2010. After Benadryl was administered, patient encountered several Benadryl side effects: application site rash, insomnia, tongue blistering, oedema peripheral, decreased appetite, dysphonia Additional patient health information: Female , 39 years of age, weighting 105.0 lb, The consumer reported the following symptoms: was diagnosed with and. Benadryl dosage: NA. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Valium
  • Levothyroxine Sodium
  • Fentanyl-100 (Q 72 Hours)
  • Ambien
  • Fentanyl-100 (Q 72 Hours)
  • Estrace
Pleural Effusion, Hyperglycaemia, Hypertensive Crisis, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Hepatic Steatosis, Hypertriglyceridaemia, Insomnia, Dry Skin, Gastroenteritis

This report suggests a potential Benadryl Insomnia side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A female patient from UNITED STATES (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): NA and used Benadryl (dosage: NA) starting Apr 28, 2001. Soon after starting Benadryl the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Hyperglycaemia
  • Hypertensive Crisis
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Hepatic Steatosis
  • Hypertriglyceridaemia
  • Insomnia
  • Dry Skin
  • Gastroenteritis
Drugs used concurrently:
  • Lac-hydrin
  • Ranitidine
  • Accutane
  • Nasacort
  • Cleocin T
The patient was hospitalized and became disabled. Although Benadryl demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Insomnia, may still occur.
Blood Pressure Decreased, Body Temperature Decreased, Diarrhoea, Dyspnoea, Feeling Abnormal, Flushing, Hospitalisation, Insomnia, Pain In Extremity

An adverse event was reported by a consumer or non-health professional on Oct 26, 2010 by a Female taking Benadryl (dosage: NA) . Location: UNITED STATES , weighting 250.0 lb, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Patient felt the following Benadryl side effects: blood pressure decreased, body temperature decreased, diarrhoea, dyspnoea, feeling abnormal, flushing, hospitalisation, insomnia, pain in extremity. Additional medications/treatments:
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Remicade (Text:400 Mg)
  • Remicade (Text:400 Mg)
  • Remicade (Text:400 Mg)
  • Lorazepam
  • Prednisone (Text:dose Tapered 7.5mg To 5 Mg To 2.5 Mg)
  • Methotrexate (Text:20 Mg, 1 In 1 Week)
  • Hydrochlorothiazide
  • Potassium Chloride
The patient was hospitalized.
Blood Pressure Decreased, Body Temperature Decreased, Diarrhoea, Dyspnoea, Feeling Abnormal, Flushing, Hospitalisation, Insomnia, Pain In Extremity

This Insomnia problem was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES. A female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): NA.On NS a consumer started treatment with Benadryl (dosage: NA). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time:
  • Remicade (Text:400 Mg)
  • Remicade (Text:400 Mg)
  • Remicade (Text:400 Mg)
  • Lorazepam
  • Prednisone (Text:dose Tapered 7.5mg To 5 Mg To 2.5 Mg)
  • Methotrexate (Text:20 Mg, 1 In 1 Week)
  • Hydrochlorothiazide
  • Potassium Chloride
When commencing Benadryl, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Blood Pressure Decreased
  • Body Temperature Decreased
  • Diarrhoea
  • Dyspnoea
  • Feeling Abnormal
  • Flushing
  • Hospitalisation
  • Insomnia
  • Pain In Extremity
The patient was hospitalized. Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Insomnia, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Anxiety, Insomnia, Obsessive-compulsive Disorder, Phobia, Product Quality Issue, Sinusitis

This is a Benadryl side effect report of a female patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: hypersensitivity and was treated with Benadryl (dosage: Text:daily) starting Apr 01, 2010. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Zyrtec (Text:daily)
  • Motrin (Text:daily)
Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Anxiety
  • Insomnia
  • Obsessive-compulsive Disorder
  • Phobia
  • Product Quality Issue
  • Sinusitis
This opens a possibility that Benadryl could cause Insomnia and that some female patients may be more susceptible.
Anxiety, Insomnia, Obsessive-compulsive Disorder, Phobia, Product Quality Issue, Sinusitis

This Insomnia side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES on Jul 08, 2010. A female patient from UNITED STATES , child 6 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Benadryl. Patient felt the following Benadryl side effects: anxiety, insomnia, obsessive-compulsive disorder, phobia, product quality issue, sinusitis. Benadryl dosage: Text:daily.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Zyrtec (Text:daily)
  • Motrin (Text:daily)
These side effects may potentially be related to Benadryl.
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Benadryl Insomnia Causes and Reviews


Insomnia is a common sleep disorder. If you have it, you may have trouble falling asleep, staying asleep, or both. As a result, you may get too little sleep or have poor-quality sleep. You may not feel refreshed when you wake up.

Symptoms of Insomnia include:

  • Lying awake for a long time before you fall asleep
  • Sleeping for only short periods
  • Being awake for much of the night
  • Feeling as if you haven't slept at all
  • Waking up too early

Your doctor will diagnose Insomnia based on your medical and sleep histories and a physical exam. He or she also may recommend a sleep study. A sleep study measures how well you sleep and how your body responds to sleep problems. Treatments include good sleep habits, counseling, and medicines.

NIH: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute


Benadryl Insomnia Reviews

Sun, 04 Sep 2011

Can I die from taking this many. Is it physicly addicting? Sorry about my spelling.

Mon, 18 Jul 2011

I loved these strips. I have had allergic reactions to my own allergy shots. After waiting at the Dr.'s office for 15 minutes after my allergy shot, I leave to go shopping. Sometimes I can feel a little thickening in my throat, similar to when I've had a really bad reaction and had to go to the ER for help, or went back to the Dr.'s office for a shot of epinepherine. When I feel just a small reaction beginning, I have put one of the Benadryl Quick Dissolve Strips on my tongue. I get a pretty fast result and I can continue shopping rather than worrying about a worse reaction.

Now, when I went to buy more of this product, it isn't available at any local stores, or on line at safe sites. Each store tells me that people are coming in and wanting them and getting upset when they can't find them.

Why were these strips taken off the market?

Sun, 21 Mar 2010
Does taking too much Benadryl cause a person to fall asleep and not wake up?
Wed, 01 Sep 2010
It was given to me in a hospital through emergency room, for nauseau. Nusrse said that they use it for that as well. Is true and can it be usedat home for the same?
Thu, 24 Mar 2011
My son is allergic to children's Benadryl. It causes him to develop eye infections (conjunctivitus).
Sat, 30 Apr 2011
I've noticed that it when I am with my partner it makes me sensitive, but I am not able to be aroused. Is anyone else having the same issue. I've been taking it for alergies since I was a teenager. Its the only thing that has ever worked for me.
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