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Review: Claritin side effects

In this review, we analyze Claritin side effects by the time on the drug, gender and age (0-60+) of the people who have side effects while taking Claritin. The review is based on 22,730 people who have side effects while taking Claritin from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What is Claritin

Claritin (latest outcomes from 24,193 users) has active ingredients of loratadine. It is often used in allergies.

Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (loratadine): Claritin Hives Relief, Claritin Reditabs, Claritin Hives Relief Reditab, Alavert, Loratadine, Children's Claritin, Loratadine Redidose.

On Nov, 29, 2014: 22,730 people who reported to have side effects when taking Claritin are studied

 outcomes

Most common side effects over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
DizzinessHepatic Function AbnormalWeight IncreasedLeukocytoclastic Vasculitis (inflammation of small blood vessels (usually post-capillary venules in the dermis), characterized by palpable purpura)Dyspepsia (indigestion)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)DepressionPain
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Drug IneffectiveEmotional DistressTubulointerstitial Nephritis (a form of nephritis affecting the interstitium of the kidneys surrounding the tubules)Mitral Valve Incompetence (inefficient heart valve)Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break)Emotional DistressNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Loss Of ConsciousnessAlanine Aminotransferase IncreasedCognitive Disorder (mental health disorders affects learning, memory, perception, and problem solving)Chest PainDepressionRotator Cuff Syndrome (a spectrum of conditions affecting the rotator cuff tendons of the shoulder)Gastrointestinal Disorder (functional problems of gastrointestinal tract)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing)Aspartate Aminotransferase IncreasedHypersexualityDiarrhoeaAcute Myocardial Infarction (acute heart attack)Drug Exposure During PregnancyScarAnxiety
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Liver Disorder (liver diseases)Liver Disorder (liver diseases)Muscle Spasms (muscle contraction)Weight IncreasedCardiac DisorderDry SkinFatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)Hyperphagia (an abnormal appetite for food)VomitingTricuspid Valve Incompetence (inefficient heart valve)Coarctation Of The Aorta (narrowing of the part of aorta)Attention Deficit/hyperactivity DisorderHeadache (pain in head)
Condition AggravatedNeutrophil Count Decreased (less than normal number of neutrophil a type of blood cell)Impulse-control DisorderDepressionAnxietyAortic Stenosis (obstruction to the outflow of blood from the left ventricle into the aorta)Sleep DisorderDepression
Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)Decreased Appetite (decreased appetite occurs when you have a reduced desire to eat)Psychotic DisorderDyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Arteriospasm Coronary (spasm of the large- or medium-sized coronary arteries)Persistent Foetal Circulation (baby's blood does not need to pass by the lungs)Arthralgia (joint pain)Dizziness
VomitingDiarrhoeaPathological GamblingAsthmaTachyarrhythmia (disturbance of the heart rhythm in which the heart rate is abnormally increased)Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (stomach contents (food or liquid) leak backwards from the stomach into the oesophagus)Visual Acuity Reduced (reduced clearness of vision)Anaemia (lack of blood)
Pruritus (severe itching of the skin)VomitingMajor Depression (a mood state that goes well beyond temporarily feeling sad or blue. it is a serious medical illness that affects one's thoughts, feelings)Abdominal PainNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)VertigoColitis Ulcerative (inflammation of colon with ulcer)Vomiting

Most common side effects by gender * :

FemaleMale
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Chest PainDepression
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
PainAnxiety
Headache (pain in head)Chest Pain
DizzinessDrug Ineffective
AnxietyDizziness
DepressionHeadache (pain in head)
Drug IneffectiveAsthenia (weakness)

Most common side effects by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hypospadias (an abnormal condition in males in which the urethra opens on the under surface of the penis)CryingHeadache (pain in head)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Maternal Drugs Affecting Foetus (chemical affecting the baby before birth taken by mother)Pyrexia (fever)DepressionPainFatigue (feeling of tiredness)Chest PainFatigue (feeling of tiredness)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Premature BabyVomitingDyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Pulmonary Embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)AnxietyDepressionChest PainDizziness
Foetal Growth Retardation (a baby in the womb fails to grow at the expected rate during the pregnancy)AggressionAnxietyChest PainDepressionAnxietyDepressionFatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Apgar Score LowDrug IneffectiveFatigue (feeling of tiredness)Cholecystitis Chronic (long lasting infection of gallbladder)PainHeadache (pain in head)PainAsthenia (weakness)
Pregnancy NosCoughChest PainCholelithiasis (the presence or formation of gallstones in the gallbladder or bile ducts)Chest PainFatigue (feeling of tiredness)AnxietyChest Pain
Jaundice Neonatal (yellowing of skin in neonate)Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)AnxietyPulmonary Embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)PainDyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Fall
Neonatal Apnoeic Attack (episodes where breathing stops temporarily in neonate)Somnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep)Inflammatory Bowel DiseaseDyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Drug IneffectiveArthralgia (joint pain)Pain
Pyrexia (fever)Psychomotor Hyperactivity (feelings of extreme restlessness)Drug IneffectiveDepressionArthralgia (joint pain)Back PainHeadache (pain in head)Cough
Agitation Neonatal (people with depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, post viral fatigue syndrome, schizophrenia, bipolar i disorder)Insomnia (sleeplessness)Crohn's Disease (condition that causes inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Headache (pain in head)Arthralgia (joint pain)Hypertension (high blood pressure)Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • Not sure what to use & not use. Conflicting resources.congestion seems to all come from running nose.

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  • I just had surgery on my left calf 11/03/14 and the infection disease center called today and said I had NOCARDIA growth.

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