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Claritin vs Chlor-trimeton, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a male patient aged 29

This is personalized comparison of Claritin vs Chlor-trimeton for a male aged 29. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Claritin (latest outcomes from 24,190 users) has active ingredients of loratadine. It is often used in allergies.

Chlor-trimeton (latest outcomes from 879 users) has active ingredients of chlorpheniramine maleate. It is often used in allergies.

On Oct, 26, 2014: 561 male patients aged 25 who take the same drugs are studied in Claritin vs Chlor-trimeton

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male25Allergic Sinusitis

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Claritin loratadinenot specified
Chlor-trimeton chlorpheniramine maleateSchering Plough

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 25 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
ClaritinChlor-trimeton (Schering Plough)
DepressionPyrexia (fever)
Drug IneffectivePlatelet Count Decreased
Headache (pain in head)Epistaxis (bleed from the nose)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Pruritus (severe itching of the skin)
Inflammatory Bowel DiseaseAcute Pulmonary Oedema (sudden deposit of fluid in the lung))
Condition AggravatedRash (redness)
Anaemia (lack of blood)Feeling Abnormal
Colitis Ulcerative (inflammation of colon with ulcer)Fall
Suicidal IdeationLoss Of Consciousness
Insomnia (sleeplessness)Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
ClaritinChlor-trimeton (Schering Plough)
Erectile Dysfunction
Sinus Headache (headache caused by sinus infections)
Vitiligo (pigment is lost from areas of the skin)
Gas Gangrene (bacterial infection that produces gas within tissues)
Hot Flushes Nos (sudden feelings of heat)
Itchiness

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Claritin3.33%23.33%48.33%23.33%1.67%
Chlor-trimeton0.00%80.00%20.00%0.00%0.00%

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Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Claritin (loratadine) is often used to treat allergies. Chlor-trimeton (chlorpheniramine maleate) is often used to treat allergies. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

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NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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