Review: Claritin and Ephedrine
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions when people take Claritin and Ephedrine. It is created by eHealthMe based on 43 reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Claritin (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of loratadine. It is often used in allergies.
Ephedrine (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of ephedra. It is often used in lipids abnormal.
On Oct, 9, 2013: 43 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|
|3||Eustachian Tube Dysfunction||18|
|10||Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease||9|
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)
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Herbal preparation
- Estrogen nos
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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- By GoldiesAD: I was diagnosed with low risk prostate cancer 6 years ago, and food allergies 4 years ago. i was told that with cancer, i should not be taking claritin.
(for a 82 year old man who has Itching, and takes Claritin)
I have severe itching and forever scratching myself. I take Claritin to ease the itchiness. Since I also have prostate cancer, I was told that I should not be taking an antishistamine because it would cause cancer to spread. Any comments on that?
(Number of patients like GoldiesAD: 643)
- By bonbon1b: Does fosamax cuase weight gain?
(for a 65 year old woman who has Bone Density Decreased, Hypothyroidism, Bipolar 2, Vitamin B12 Deficiency, Vitiligo, and takes Prozac, Synthroid, Depakote, Claritin, Fosamax)
HAVE BROKE MY KNEE< WRIST AND HIP in the past 12 years I tend to be quite active Had 2 twisted bowel surgery, hence I am deficient in absorption of Vit B12 and get monthly shots
(Number of patients like bonbon1b: 6,488)
- By Pam: Will sulindac cause me to gain weight?
(for a 56 year old woman who has Arthritis, Anxiety Disorder, High Blood Cholesterol And Triglycerides, Inflammation, and takes Prempro, Claritin, Clozapine, Oxytocin, Flexeril)
I am 45 overweight still. I have lost 50 pounds prior to starting sulindac and now I'm just losing one pound a month. Exercise (zumba, elipitical , walk, light weights, and swim) which I do 2 of those workouts daily and eat fairly good. Is any of these medications interfering with my weight loss?
(Number of patients like Pam: 8,389)
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Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Claritin (loratadine) is often used to treat allergies. Ephedrine (ephedra) is often used to treat lipids abnormal. 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 is used in:
- Ephedrine is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
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- Ephedrine alternatives:
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