Claritin and Zyrtec drug interactions - from FDA reports


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Claritin and Zyrtec together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Claritin and Zyrtec. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 2,096 people who take the same drugs from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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Claritin

Claritin has active ingredients of loratadine. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from Claritin 40,206 users)

Zyrtec

Zyrtec has active ingredients of cetirizine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from Zyrtec 48,884 users)

On Jan, 26, 2017

2,096 people who take Claritin, Zyrtec are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Claritin and Zyrtec drug interactions.

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • somnolence
  • loss of consciousness
  • drug ineffective
  • urticaria
  • abnormal behaviour
  • blood pressure increased
  • headache
  • hypertension
  • mental disorder
  • hallucination
1 - 6 months:
  • hypertension
  • liver disorder
  • rash
  • anxiety
  • atrial fibrillation
  • dehydration
  • electrocardiogram qt prolonged
  • fatigue
  • insomnia
  • lacunar infarction
6 - 12 months:
  • constipation
  • pain
  • haemorrhoids
  • fatigue
  • lacunar infarction
  • liver disorder
  • reflux oesophagitis
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • hypokalaemia
  • renal failure chronic
1 - 2 years:
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • adverse event
  • constipation
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • depression
  • femur fracture
  • gallbladder polyp
  • herpes zoster
  • hip arthroplasty
2 - 5 years:
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • back pain
  • biliary dyskinesia
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • depression
  • fatigue
  • gait disturbance
  • mental disorder
  • pain in extremity
5 - 10 years:
  • anxiety
  • arthralgia
  • biopsy breast abnormal
  • breast cancer
  • breast necrosis
  • depression
  • dyspnoea
  • fibrocystic breast disease
  • mammogram abnormal
  • musculoskeletal pain
10+ years:
  • insomnia
  • abnormal behaviour
  • aggression
  • amnesia
  • anxiety
  • delusion
  • depression
  • hallucination
  • irritability
  • migraine
not specified:
  • drug ineffective
  • pain
  • fatigue
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • depression
  • dyspnoea
  • diarrhoea
  • headache
  • arthralgia

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • pain
  • drug ineffective
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • sinusitis
  • dyspnoea
  • arthralgia
  • headache
male:
  • drug ineffective
  • fatigue
  • depression
  • dizziness
  • asthenia
  • dyspnoea
  • diarrhoea
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • insomnia

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • alopecia
  • blood pressure increased
  • congenital oral malformation
  • fall
  • foetal exposure during pregnancy
  • photosensitivity reaction
  • psychomotor hyperactivity
  • syncope
2-9:
  • drug ineffective
  • somnolence
  • epistaxis
  • feeling abnormal
  • drug hypersensitivity
  • epstein-barr virus associated lymphoproliferative disorder
  • hallucination, visual
  • histology abnormal
  • immunosuppressant drug level increased
  • nightmare
10-19:
  • pain
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • somnolence
  • suicidal ideation
  • mental disorder
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • headache
  • rash
20-29:
  • cholelithiasis
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • loss of consciousness
  • pulmonary embolism
  • vomiting
  • headache
  • cholecystitis
  • cholecystitis chronic
30-39:
  • fatigue
  • bronchitis
  • abdominal pain
  • fall
  • arthralgia
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • contusion
  • depression
  • pain in extremity
  • pruritus
40-49:
  • back pain
  • depression
  • pain
  • drug ineffective
  • dyspnoea
  • sinusitis
  • cough
  • headache
  • pain in extremity
  • anxiety
50-59:
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • diarrhoea
  • pyrexia
  • arthralgia
  • vomiting
  • constipation
  • pain
60+:
  • nausea
  • diarrhoea
  • pain
  • dizziness
  • drug ineffective
  • anxiety
  • vomiting
  • fatigue
  • dyspnoea
  • cardiac failure congestive

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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On eHealthMe, Claritin (loratadine) is often used to treat hypersensitivity. Zyrtec (cetirizine hydrochloride) is often used to treat hypersensitivity. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for and how effective they are.

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