Review: taking Claritin and Midol together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Claritin and Midol together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Claritin and Midol. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 2,484 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 26,331 users)

Midol

Midol has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in dysmenorrhoea. (latest outcomes from Midol 1,249 users)

On Aug, 19, 2016

2,484 people who take Claritin, Midol are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Claritin and Midol drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Claritin:
  • < 1 month: 21.0% - (5 of 23 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 18.0% - (2 of 11 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 40.0% - (2 of 5 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 33.0% - (4 of 12 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 73.0% - (14 of 19 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 10+ years: 80.0% - (4 of 5 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
Midol:
  • < 1 month: 40.0% - (11 of 27 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 37.0% - (3 of 8 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 28.0% - (2 of 7 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 36.0% - (4 of 11 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 50.0% - (4 of 8 people)
  • 10+ years: 25.0% - (3 of 12 people)
  • not specified: 75.0% - (3 of 4 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Claritin:
  • female: 43.0% - (25 of 58 people)
  • male: 33.0% - (7 of 21 people)
Midol:
  • female: 37.0% - (23 of 61 people)
  • male: 42.0% - (8 of 19 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Claritin:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 5 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 4 people)
  • 20-29: 33.0% - (3 of 9 people)
  • 30-39: 38.0% - (5 of 13 people)
  • 40-49: 47.0% - (10 of 21 people)
  • 50-59: 52.0% - (9 of 17 people)
  • 60+: 55.0% - (5 of 9 people)
Midol:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 2-9: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)
  • 10-19: 50.0% - (2 of 4 people)
  • 20-29: 60.0% - (6 of 10 people)
  • 30-39: 42.0% - (6 of 14 people)
  • 40-49: 25.0% - (5 of 20 people)
  • 50-59: 33.0% - (6 of 18 people)
  • 60+: 55.0% - (5 of 9 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • chills
  • completed suicide
  • headache
  • somnolence
  • vomiting
  • asthenia
  • pleural effusion
  • pyrexia
  • anxiety
  • drug ineffective
1 - 6 months:
  • diarrhoea
  • disease progression
  • nausea
  • pneumonia
  • cardiac arrest
  • colonic fistula
  • dehydration
  • fistula
  • heart pounding or racing
  • intervertebral disc protrusion
6 - 12 months:
  • cognitive disorder
  • emotional distress
  • hallucination, olfactory
  • hyperphagia
  • hypersexuality
  • impulse-control disorder
  • injury
  • major depression
  • pathological gambling
  • psychotic disorder
1 - 2 years:
  • dyspnoea
  • chest pain
  • fatigue
  • heart pounding or racing
  • teeth grinding and clenching
  • temperature regulation disorder
  • tremor
  • anxiety, apprehension, feeling uptight, jitters, stress, stress and anxiety, tension
  • pulmonary embolism
  • abdominal distension
2 - 5 years:
  • chest pain
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • anaemia postoperative
  • angina pectoris
  • back pain
  • cerebral infarction
  • cerebrovascular disorder
  • coronary artery disease
  • exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness
5 - 10 years:
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • electrocardiogram qt prolonged
  • nightmare
  • pulmonary embolism
  • injury
  • pain
  • renal failure
  • suicidal ideation
  • suicide attempt
10+ years:
  • pulmonary embolism
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • abdominal pain upper
  • dyskinesia
  • emotional disorder
  • acid reflux
  • chest discomfort
  • cholelithiasis
  • deep vein thrombosis
not specified:
  • pain
  • nausea
  • headache
  • anxiety
  • fatigue
  • dyspnoea
  • depression
  • vomiting
  • back pain
  • chest pain

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • pain
  • nausea
  • anxiety
  • headache
  • dyspnoea
  • pulmonary embolism
  • fatigue
  • depression
  • back pain
  • deep vein thrombosis
male:
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • depression
  • pain
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • dyspnoea
  • pyrexia
  • chest pain
  • anxiety

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • abdominal pain
  • ascites
  • biliary dyskinesia
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • blood creatinine increased
  • candida sepsis
  • complications of transplanted kidney
  • congenital oral malformation
  • dermatitis contact
  • foetal exposure during pregnancy
2-9:
  • vomiting
  • pyrexia
  • sinusitis
  • sudden death
  • status epilepticus
  • throat irritation
  • viral infection
  • abdominal pain
  • arrhythmia
  • migraine
10-19:
  • headache
  • anxiety
  • cholelithiasis
  • dyspnoea
  • crohn's disease
  • chest pain
  • pain
  • colitis
  • inflammatory bowel disease
  • lip dry
20-29:
  • pain
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • pulmonary embolism
  • cholelithiasis
  • nausea
  • emotional distress
  • anxiety
  • abdominal pain upper
  • vomiting
30-39:
  • pain
  • pulmonary embolism
  • anxiety
  • injury
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • emotional distress
  • nausea
  • depression
  • chest pain
  • dyspnoea
40-49:
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • dyspnoea
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • cough
  • pain in extremity
  • depression
  • arthralgia
50-59:
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • asthenia
  • dizziness
  • back pain
  • vomiting
  • hypertension
  • chest pain
  • pain
  • headache
60+:
  • nausea
  • dizziness
  • dyspnoea
  • headache
  • hypertension
  • anxiety
  • diarrhoea
  • pain
  • asthenia
  • back pain

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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