Review: Claritin and Midol
Summary: drug interactions are reported among people who take Claritin and Midol together.
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Claritin and Midol. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 2,085 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Claritin has active ingredients of loratadine. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from Claritin 24,193 users) Midol has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in painful menstrual periods. (latest outcomes from Midol 1,000 users)
What are the drugs
Claritin has active ingredients of loratadine. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from Claritin 24,193 users)
Midol has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in painful menstrual periods. (latest outcomes from Midol 1,000 users)
On Nov, 28, 2014: 2,085 people who take Claritin, Midol are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Claritin (loratadine)
- Midol (ibuprofen)
Drug effectiveness over time :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years||not specified|
|Claritin is effective||21.74%|
(5 of 23 people)
(2 of 9 people)
(2 of 5 people)
(4 of 12 people)
(14 of 18 people)
(1 of 2 people)
(4 of 5 people)
(0 of 2 people)
|Midol is effective||40.74%|
(11 of 27 people)
(3 of 7 people)
(1 of 3 people)
(2 of 6 people)
(4 of 11 people)
(4 of 8 people)
(3 of 11 people)
(3 of 4 people)
Most common drug interactions over time * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years||not specified|
|Palpitations||Intervertebral Disc Protrusion||Injury||Fatigue||Anxiety||Anxiety||Weight Decreased||Nausea|
|Somnolence||Vocal Cord Thickening||Impulse-control Disorder||Hypoaesthesia||Depression||Depression||Cholelithiasis||Pain|
|Headache||Spinal Column Stenosis||Pathological Gambling||Hypertension||Pain||Electrocardiogram Qt Prolonged||Abdominal Pain Upper||Dyspnoea|
|Dyspnoea||Dysphonia||Psychotic Disorder||Chest Pain||Chest Pain||Renal Failure||Pulmonary Embolism||Headache|
|Pain||Cerebrovascular Accident||Weight Increased||Dyspnoea||Periodontitis||Pain||Anxiety||Anxiety|
|Tachycardia||Colonic Polyp||Hyperphagia||Scleral Disorder Nos||Raynaud's Phenomenon||Pulmonary Embolism||Proteinuria||Fatigue|
|Anxiety||Abdominal Pain||Major Depression||Abdominal Pain Upper||Osteonecrosis||Suicide Attempt||Intervertebral Disc Protrusion||Chest Pain|
|Urticaria||Heart Rate Irregular||Hallucination, Olfactory||Vision Blurred||Osteomyelitis||Injury||Nephrotic Syndrome||Depression|
|Completed Suicide||Dyspepsia||Hypersexuality||Abortion Spontaneous Nos||Pulmonary Embolism||Suicidal Ideation||Joint Swelling||Back Pain|
|Rash||Weight Decreased||Cognitive Disorder||Diarrhoea||Deep Vein Thrombosis||Nightmare||Glomerulonephritis Minimal Lesion||Vomiting|
Drug effectiveness by gender :
|Claritin is effective||45.45%|
(25 of 55 people)
(7 of 21 people)
|Midol is effective||39.66%|
(23 of 58 people)
(8 of 19 people)
Most common drug interactions by gender * :
Drug effectiveness by age :
|Claritin is effective||0.00%|
(0 of 1 people)
(0 of 5 people)
(0 of 3 people)
(3 of 9 people)
(5 of 12 people)
(10 of 33 people)
(9 of 30 people)
(5 of 17 people)
|Midol is effective||0.00%|
(0 of 1 people)
(1 of 4 people)
(2 of 3 people)
(6 of 10 people)
(6 of 13 people)
(5 of 31 people)
(6 of 31 people)
(5 of 17 people)
Most common drug interactions by age * :
|Abortion Induced Nos||Pyrexia||Anxiety||Pulmonary Embolism||Anxiety||Fatigue||Fatigue||Nausea|
|Complications Of Maternal Exposure To Therapeutic Drugs||Viral Infection||Chest Pain||Cholecystitis Chronic||Pulmonary Embolism||Dyspnoea||Back Pain||Dyspnoea|
|Maternal Drugs Affecting Foetus||Status Epilepticus||Dyspnoea||Deep Vein Thrombosis||Injury||Pain||Hypertension||Dizziness|
|Pregnancy Nos||Throat Irritation||Depression||Nausea||Nausea||Pain In Extremity||Asthenia||Anxiety|
|Sedation||Weight Decreased||Cholelithiasis||Cholelithiasis||Depression||Headache||Chest Pain||Back Pain|
|Diarrhoea Nos||Nausea||Fatigue||Emotional Distress||Deep Vein Thrombosis||Depression||Dizziness||Asthenia|
|Gallbladder Operation||Anorexia||Abdominal Pain Upper||Abdominal Pain Upper||Emotional Distress||Anxiety||Oedema Peripheral||Anaemia|
|Blood Cholesterol Increased||Sinusitis||Inflammatory Bowel Disease||Vomiting||Chest Pain||Vomiting||Vomiting||Headache|
|Sensation Of Foreign Body||Migraine||Lip Dry||Chest Pain||Arthralgia||Oedema Peripheral||Pain||Fall|
* Some reports may have incomplete information.
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A urologist prescribed Vesicare (and Estrace cream) early in 2013 for urge incontinance. When hospitalized for cellulitis (never had it before) in May (2013), I took lots of I-V Clindamycin. The hospital had Ditropan on their formulary, and the urologist switched to it (it was cheaper)--and I continued taking Oxybutynin throughout the summer (2013).
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Also have reaction to latex gloves and when taking ibuprofen
Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Claritin (loratadine) is often used to treat allergies. Midol (ibuprofen) is often used to treat painful menstrual periods. 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:
- Midol is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Claritin alternatives:
- Midol alternatives:
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