Review: Claritin and Ephedrine
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Claritin and Ephedrine. It is created by eHealthMe based on 46 people who take the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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On Apr, 6, 2014: 46 people who reported to have interactions when taking Claritin, Ephedrine are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Claritin (loratadine)
- Ephedrine (ephedra)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Claritin, Ephedrine:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)||30|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||22|
|Abdominal Wall Mass||18|
|Gallbladder Polyp (growths or lesions resembling growths (polypoid lesions) in the wall of the gallbladder)||18|
|Conjunctivitis (pink eye)||18|
|Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (stomach contents (food or liquid) leak backwards from the stomach into the oesophagus)||18|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Claritin, Ephedrine:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Tinnitus (a ringing in the ears)||2|
How effective are the drugs:
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Herbal preparation
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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On eHealthMe, Claritin (loratadine) is often used to treat allergies. Ephedrine (ephedra) is often used to treat obesity. 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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