Review: taking Keppra and Claritin together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Keppra and Claritin together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Keppra and Claritin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 435 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Keppra

Keppra has active ingredients of levetiracetam. It is often used in epilepsy. (latest outcomes from Keppra 36,047 users)

Claritin

Claritin has active ingredients of loratadine. It is often used in hypersensitivity. (latest outcomes from Claritin 38,014 users)

On Sep, 17, 2016

435 people who take Keppra, Claritin are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Keppra and Claritin drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Keppra:
  • < 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: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 10+ years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
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: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Keppra:
  • female: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • male: 100.0% - (2 of 2 people)
Claritin:
  • female: 0.0% - (0 of 4 people)
  • male: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

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

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • convulsion
  • pain
  • pneumonia
  • clostridium difficile sepsis
  • lymphoma
  • abdominal pain
  • drug ineffective
  • dyspnoea
  • femur fracture
  • hypertension
1 - 6 months:
  • blood creatine phosphokinase increased
  • epilepsy
  • blood alkaline phosphatase decreased
  • blood glucose increased
  • blood urea increased
  • blood urine present
  • cavernous sinus thrombosis
  • cellulitis
  • cerebral atrophy
  • cerebral haematoma
6 - 12 months:
  • dermatitis diaper
  • drug exposure via breast milk
  • jaundice neonatal
  • maternal drugs affecting foetus
  • petechiae
  • umbilical cord around neck
  • umbilical hernia
  • weight gain poor
  • frequent bowel movements
  • naevus flammeus
1 - 2 years:
  • carnitine abnormal
  • blood prolactin increased
  • convulsion
  • galactorrhoea
  • hyperprolactinaemia
  • seizure
2 - 5 years:
  • convulsion
  • vomiting
  • adverse event
  • blood prolactin increased
  • constipation
  • diarrhoea
  • galactorrhoea
  • hyperprolactinaemia
  • hypervigilance
  • joint dislocation
5 - 10 years:
  • contusion
  • depression
  • diabetes mellitus
  • drug ineffective
  • exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness
  • accidental overdose
  • ankle fracture
  • arthritis
  • cardiac disorder
  • confusion
10+ years:
  • confusion
  • drug effect decreased
  • drug ineffective
  • exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness
  • headache
not specified:
  • convulsion
  • pain
  • dyspnoea
  • vomiting
  • diarrhoea
  • depression
  • seizure
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • pneumonia

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • convulsion
  • pain
  • dyspnoea
  • vomiting
  • diarrhoea
  • back pain
  • nausea
  • drug ineffective
  • anxiety
  • depression
male:
  • convulsion
  • diarrhoea
  • pain
  • depression
  • pneumonia
  • vomiting
  • fall
  • gait disturbance
  • anaemia
  • dyspnoea

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • anaemia
  • atelectasis
  • blood urea decreased
  • bone marrow failure
  • carbon dioxide increased
  • chronic granulomatous disease
  • clostridium difficile colitis
  • dermatitis
  • dermatitis diaper
  • device related infection
2-9:
  • convulsion
  • seizure
  • muscle spasms
  • vomiting
  • abdominal discomfort
  • nausea
  • pancreatitis
  • sickle cell anaemia with crisis
  • somnolence
  • abdominal pain
10-19:
  • convulsion
  • epilepsy
  • seizure
  • vomiting
  • drooling
  • drug ineffective
  • menstruation irregular
  • pelvic pain
  • stevens-johnson syndrome
  • headache
20-29:
  • convulsion
  • drug ineffective
  • sepsis
  • urinary tract infection
  • hypokalaemia
  • agitation
  • anaemia
  • anxiety
  • blood magnesium decreased
  • pain
30-39:
  • convulsion
  • flushing
  • lip disorder
  • gallbladder enlargement
  • seizure
  • dyspnoea
  • migraine
  • urinary tract infection
  • device expulsion
  • pain
40-49:
  • dyspnoea
  • pain
  • weight increased
  • abdominal discomfort
  • irritable bowel syndrome
  • nausea
  • convulsion
  • agitation
  • amnesia
  • asthenia
50-59:
  • depression
  • paraesthesia
  • dyspnoea
  • hypoaesthesia
  • anxiety
  • fatigue
  • insomnia
  • dizziness
  • muscle twitching
  • back pain
60+:
  • convulsion
  • diarrhoea
  • pneumonia
  • dyspnoea
  • pain
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • weight decreased
  • death
  • hiatus hernia
  • anxiety

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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