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Review: Allegra and Claritin





Summary: drug interactions are reported among people who take Allegra and Claritin together.

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Allegra and Claritin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 973 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Allegra has active ingredients of fexofenadine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from Allegra 23,856 users)

Claritin has active ingredients of loratadine. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from Claritin 24,193 users)

On Dec, 3, 2014: 973 people who take Allegra, Claritin are studied

Allegra, Claritin outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Allegra (fexofenadine hydrochloride)
- Claritin (loratadine)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Allegra is effectiven/a50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
25.00%
(1 of 4 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
n/an/an/a
Claritin is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
66.67%
(2 of 3 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 4 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/an/an/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Loss Of ConsciousnessProstate CancerParaesthesiaDepressionCholecystitisAnxietyAbnormal BehaviourDepression
EpilepsyDemyelinationVomitingRaynaud's PhenomenonNauseaDyspnoeaAggressionPain
AnxietyLeukopeniaNauseaSclerodermaPainPainPainAnxiety
Gastrooesophageal Reflux DiseaseDyspepsiaInfluenza Like IllnessPeriodontitisPancreatitis AcuteAmnesiaPulmonary EmbolismBack Pain
Atrial FibrillationGastrooesophageal Reflux DiseaseHeadacheRenal DisorderLow Turnover OsteopathyInjuryThrombosisNausea
DepressionSystemic Inflammatory Response SyndromeHypoaesthesiaOsteomyelitisWrist FractureDeformityFearFatigue
MalaisePremature LabourGastrooesophageal Reflux DiseasePost-traumatic Stress DisorderBiliary DyskinesiaAmnesiaDyspnoea
ConvulsionDehydrationOsteonecrosisFemur FractureDepressionAnxietyGastrooesophageal Reflux Disease
Drug IneffectivePancytopeniaFatigueDepressionInsomniaIrritabilityArthralgia
ArthritisWeight IncreasedAnxietyGastrooesophageal Reflux DiseaseArthralgiaParanoiaOedema Peripheral

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Allegra is effective57.14%
(4 of 7 people)
0.00%
(0 of 3 people)
Claritin is effective33.33%
(2 of 6 people)
33.33%
(1 of 3 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
DepressionDepression
PainMyocardial Infarction
AnxietyAnxiety
Back PainDizziness
FallPleural Effusion
ArthralgiaDyspnoea
Chest PainOedema Peripheral
Gastrooesophageal Reflux DiseaseGastrooesophageal Reflux Disease
NauseaPyrexia
Oedema PeripheralFatigue

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Allegra is effectiven/a0.00%
(0 of 4 people)
n/an/a50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
16.67%
(1 of 6 people)
66.67%
(2 of 3 people)
0.00%
(0 of 3 people)
Claritin is effectiven/a0.00%
(0 of 8 people)
n/an/a0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
33.33%
(2 of 6 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
0.00%
(0 of 5 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Immature Respiratory SystemUnresponsive To StimuliDrug IneffectivePainDepressionChest PainDepressionDyspnoea
Premature BabyVomitingAsthma NosBlood Pressure DecreasedBlood Triglycerides IncreasedDepressionAnxietyAnxiety
Drug Exposure During PregnancyArrhythmiaComaWeight IncreasedPain In ExtremityDrug IneffectivePainOedema Peripheral
Type 2 Diabetes MellitusSudden DeathUrinary IncontinenceTachycardiaAbdominal PainSinusitisArthralgiaPain
Gallbladder OperationHepatic Enzyme IncreasedAcute Respiratory FailureMusculoskeletal PainSinusitisGastrooesophageal Reflux DiseaseBack PainAnaemia
Sensation Of Foreign BodyHepatic FibrosisCyanosis NosAnxietyFatigueAstheniaFallDepression
Blood Cholesterol IncreasedBlood Iron IncreasedBronchospasm NosEmpyema NosBronchitisWeight IncreasedChest PainGastrooesophageal Reflux Disease
RhinitisPulse AbsentHeadache NosFallNauseaOedema PeripheralPneumonia
SplenomegalyAbdominal Pain UpperDyspnoea NosWeight IncreasedArthralgiaNauseaBack Pain
SinusitisWeight DecreasedCrepitationsJoint SwellingNeck PainFatigueDizziness

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Complete drug side effects:

On eHealthMe, Allegra (fexofenadine hydrochloride) is often used to treat allergies. Claritin (loratadine) is often used to treat allergies. 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.

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