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 1,997 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 21,145 users)

Midol

Midol has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in dysmenorrhoea. (latest outcomes from Midol 981 users)

On Jul, 30, 2016

1,997 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: 23.0% - (6 of 26 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 11.0% - (2 of 17 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 33.0% - (2 of 6 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 30.0% - (4 of 13 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 68.0% - (15 of 22 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 75.0% - (3 of 4 people)
  • 10+ years: 83.0% - (5 of 6 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
Midol:
  • < 1 month: 38.0% - (12 of 31 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 40.0% - (4 of 10 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 20.0% - (2 of 10 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 36.0% - (4 of 11 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 55.0% - (5 of 9 people)
  • 10+ years: 33.0% - (5 of 15 people)
  • not specified: 80.0% - (4 of 5 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Claritin:
  • female: 42.0% - (30 of 71 people)
  • male: 28.0% - (7 of 25 people)
Midol:
  • female: 37.0% - (28 of 74 people)
  • male: 42.0% - (9 of 21 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: 36.0% - (4 of 11 people)
  • 30-39: 27.0% - (5 of 18 people)
  • 40-49: 44.0% - (11 of 25 people)
  • 50-59: 52.0% - (12 of 23 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: 58.0% - (7 of 12 people)
  • 30-39: 36.0% - (7 of 19 people)
  • 40-49: 22.0% - (5 of 22 people)
  • 50-59: 41.0% - (10 of 24 people)
  • 60+: 55.0% - (5 of 9 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

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

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • pain
  • nausea
  • anxiety
  • dyspnoea
  • headache
  • chest pain
  • back pain
  • depression
  • pulmonary embolism
  • pain in extremity
male:
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • depression
  • headache
  • chest pain
  • dyspnoea
  • pyrexia
  • arthralgia
  • weight decreased

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • dermatitis contact
  • gallbladder operation
  • hypospadias
  • maternal drugs affecting foetus
  • sedation
  • sensation of foreign body
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
2-9:
  • vomiting
  • pyrexia
  • sinusitis
  • sudden death
  • status epilepticus
  • throat irritation
  • viral infection
  • abdominal pain
  • arrhythmia
  • migraine
10-19:
  • headache
  • anxiety
  • cholelithiasis
  • colitis
  • crohn's disease
  • inflammatory bowel disease
  • lip dry
  • dyspnoea
  • chest pain
  • depression
20-29:
  • pain
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • nausea
  • cholelithiasis
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • pulmonary embolism
  • emotional distress
  • abdominal pain upper
  • anxiety
  • vomiting
30-39:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • pulmonary embolism
  • injury
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • nausea
  • emotional distress
  • depression
  • chest pain
  • dyspnoea
40-49:
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • dyspnoea
  • pain
  • pain in extremity
  • headache
  • anxiety
  • cough
  • depression
  • vomiting
50-59:
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • asthenia
  • hypertension
  • chest pain
  • back pain
  • vomiting
  • dizziness
  • pain
  • myalgia
60+:
  • nausea
  • hypertension
  • dyspnoea
  • asthenia
  • anxiety
  • diarrhoea
  • dizziness
  • back pain
  • headache
  • anaemia

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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