https://www.verywellhealth.com/why-older-people-shouldnt-use-diphenhydramine-to-sleep-3015319

Nov 30, 2018 ... Learn why older people or the elderly should not use diphenhydramine sleeping pills due to side effects: confusion, urinary retention, and ...

https://www.democratandchronicle.com/story/news/2017/06/24/seniors-side-effects-medication/413533001/

... medication. Patti Singer, @PattiSingerRoc Published 1:57 a.m. ET June 24, 2017 | Updated 2:06 a.m. ET June 24, 2017. Common drug, odd side effects ...

http://www.todaysgeriatricmedicine.com/archive/0313p6.shtml

Diphenhydramine (Benadryl) is the most common first-generation ... This leads to significant central nervous system side effects, including sedation, drowsiness, ...

https://drugabuse.com/hooked-on-benadryl-its-much-more-than-a-harmless-dependency/

Abusing Benadryl or diphenhydramine can lead to long term mental complications. Explore the adverse effects of Benadryl abuse and the symptoms of ...

https://www.health.harvard.edu/blog/common-anticholinergic-drugs-like-benadryl-linked-increased-dementia-risk-201501287667

May 23, 2017 ... Long-term use of anticholinergic drugs like Benadryl, some ... As a medical transcriptionist, sometimes an elderly patient would be taking over 25 drugs .... A good one may be more up-to-date about the side effects of particular ...

http://www.center4research.org/benadryl-common-medications-linked-dementia-men-women/

A new study showing that one of the most common drugs—Benadryl—could lead to ... Safer Alternatives to Potentially High Risk Medications in the Elderly.

https://www.uspharmacist.com/article/potentially-inappropriate-otc-medications-in-older-adults

Jun 19, 2008 ... Diphenhydramine can have significant cognitive and performance-related adverse effects even in younger patients.12,13 One study showed ...

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5541127/

May 2, 2017 ... Diphenhydramine has potentially harmful effects on older adults ..... Mintzer J, Burns A. Anticholinergic side-effects of drugs in elderly people.

https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamainternalmedicine/fullarticle/649062

Results Of the 426 patients, 114 (27%) received diphenhydramine during ..... Increased attention to the potential for serious adverse effects in the elderly should ...

https://www.webmd.com/drugs/2/drug-5680/benadryl-oral/details

Diphenhydramine is an antihistamine used to relieve symptoms of allergy, hay .... Older adults may be more sensitive to the side effects of this drug, especially ...