Review: taking Claritin and Ephedrine together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Claritin and Ephedrine together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Claritin and Ephedrine. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 44 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Claritin

Claritin has active ingredients of loratadine. It is often used in hypersensitivity. (latest outcomes from Claritin 22,301 users)

Ephedrine

Ephedrine has active ingredients of ephedra. It is often used in nasal congestion. (latest outcomes from Ephedrine 3,394 users)

On Jul, 21, 2016

44 people who take Claritin, Ephedrine are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Claritin and Ephedrine drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Claritin:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Ephedrine:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Claritin:
  • female: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Ephedrine:
  • female: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Claritin:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 50-59: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Ephedrine:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 50-59: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • cardiac arrest
  • dizziness
  • dry mouth
  • dry skin
  • gastric haemorrhage
  • palpitations
  • cerebral infarction
  • hypoaesthesia
  • blood glucose increased
  • blood pressure increased
1 - 6 months:
  • tinnitus
6 - 12 months:
  • dizziness
  • vision blurred
2 - 5 years:
  • tinnitus
5 - 10 years:
  • dry skin
  • premature aging
not specified:
  • abdominal discomfort
  • diarrhoea
  • abdominal wall mass
  • conjunctivitis
  • eustachian tube dysfunction
  • gallbladder polyp
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • hypothyroidism
  • lymphoma
  • myeloproliferative disorder

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • diarrhoea
  • abdominal discomfort
  • abdominal wall mass
  • conjunctivitis
  • eustachian tube dysfunction
  • gallbladder polyp
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • hypothyroidism
  • lymphoma
  • myeloproliferative disorder
male:
  • insomnia
  • muscle spasms
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • alcohol poisoning
  • cerebral infarction
  • confusional state
  • convulsion
  • dizziness
  • drug toxicity

Most common drug interactions by age *:

10-19:
  • abdominal distension
  • abdominal pain upper
  • benign lymph node neoplasm
  • biliary colic
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • cholelithiasis
  • decreased appetite
  • diarrhoea
  • epigastric discomfort
  • flatulence
30-39:
  • dry skin
  • fatigue
  • hypersomnia
  • hypoaesthesia
  • paraesthesia
  • premature aging
  • somnolence
40-49:
  • abdominal discomfort
  • abdominal pain
  • abdominal wall mass
  • breast calcifications
  • breast mass
  • conjunctivitis
  • diarrhoea
  • eustachian tube dysfunction
  • gallbladder polyp
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
50-59:
  • asthma
  • cough
  • dyspnoea
  • maculopathy
  • retinal degeneration
  • eye irritation
  • fluid retention
  • headache
  • oedema peripheral
  • pain in extremity
60+:
  • nausea
  • insomnia
  • muscle spasms
  • vomiting
  • confusional state
  • contusion
  • convulsion
  • dizziness
  • feeling cold
  • overdose

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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