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Diphenhydramine and acute kidney injury.

Authors
  • Pham, Antony Q
  • Scarlino, Christina
Type
Published Article
Journal
P & T : a peer-reviewed journal for formulary management
Publication Date
Aug 01, 2013
Volume
38
Issue
8
Pages
453–461
Identifiers
PMID: 24222977
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Seldom considered to be a drug that causes renal problems, diphenhydramine can have adverse effects in some patients, as illustrated by a case study of a middle-aged veteran. Extra precautions are urged before this medication is prescribed, especially in elderly patients.

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