Review: Claritin-d and Meclizine
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions when people take Claritin-d and Meclizine. It is created by eHealthMe based on 15 reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Claritin-d (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of loratadine; pseudoephedrine sulfate. It is used in allergies, allergen, allergic sinusitis, nasal congestion, sinus congestion, allergic rhinitis
Meclizine (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of meclizine hydrochloride. It is used in dizziness
On Dec, 5, 2013: 15 people who reported to have interactions when taking Claritin-d, Meclizine are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Claritin-d (loratadine; pseudoephedrine sulfate)
- Meclizine (meclizine hydrochloride)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Claritin-d, Meclizine:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Somnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep)||14|
|Angina Pectoris (chest pain due to ischemia of the heart muscle)||12|
|Hypertension (high blood pressure)||11|
|Palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing)||10|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||7|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Claritin-d, Meclizine:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
How effective are the drugs:
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Non-hodgkin's lymphoma
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease
- High density lipoprotein decreased
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Pseudoephedrine hcl
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
- By eeleach: Can chronic mastoiditis cause hallucinations?
(for a 33 year old man who has Mastoiditis, Anxiety, and takes Ativan, Meclizine)
My husband went to see the doc yesterday for ear pain and the doc put him on 2 diff meds and now he has hallucinations
(Number of patients like eeleach: 5,095)
- By Arin: My 10 daughter has a cold and i have given her dimmetap, she is now complaining of allergy symptoms such as itchy, sore eyes. would it make any difference if i have her claratyne as well?
(for a 11 year old girl who has Flu, Hay Fever, and takes Dimetapp, Claritin-d 24 Hour)
My daughters hay fever symptoms are out weighing her cold and flu symptoms. I have already given her dimatapp which is not really doing much to help either condition. Can I/should I give her claratyne as well?
(Number of patients like Arin: 435)
- By scarletQ: What does a methotrexate rash look like? a cytarabine rash? if either of these chemos is responsible for my rash, what does it indicate about appropriate therapies going forward?
(for a 65 year old woman who has Lymphoma - Non-Hodgkin's, Celiac Disease - Sprue, Osteoporosis, Rosacea, and takes Acyclovir, Septra, Ciprofloxacin, Probiotic, Multivitamin, Benadryl, Claritin-d 24 Hour, Loperamide Hydrochloride)
Treated for Stage 1 Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma in 2009 and had only 4 courses of Chemo vs the usual 6 due to a rash that showed up on Day 14 of the 4th cycle. At end of treatment and 1 year following PET scan was negative. Diagnosed in April 2013 with Burkitt Lymphoma. Negative for HIV-AIDS, ...
(Number of patients like scarletQ: 3,146)
Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Claritin-d (loratadine; pseudoephedrine sulfate) is often used to treat allergies. Meclizine (meclizine hydrochloride) is often used to treat dizziness. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
What is the drug used for and how effective is it:
- Claritin-d is used in:
- Meclizine is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Claritin-d alternatives:
- Meclizine alternatives:
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