Review: Claritin and Midol
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions when people take Claritin and Midol. It is created by eHealthMe based on 1,894 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.
Midol (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in painful menstrual periods.
On Oct, 22, 2013: 1,894 people who reported to have interactions when taking Claritin, Midol are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Claritin (loratadine)
- Midol (ibuprofen)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Claritin, Midol:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|2||Dyspnoea (difficult or labored breathing)||434|
|4||Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||254|
|6||Headache (pain in head)||239|
|7||Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)||220|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Claritin, Midol:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|2||Hypertension (high blood pressure)||15|
|3||Dyspnoea (difficult or labored breathing)||14|
|4||Renal Failure (kidney disfunction)||12|
|7||Pulmonary Embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)||9|
|9||Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)||7|
|10||Abdominal Pain Upper||6|
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Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
- By john: I have been diagnoised with the follow medical descriptions how should i be treated for these conditions
(for a 48 year old man who has Degenenerative Disc Disease With Spodylosis And Recurrent Strain, Thorcaolumbar Spine, and takes Motrin)
I have swelling and pain in both of my knees that comes and goes and some times stays for a period of time. lower to mid back pain that comes and goes. But sometimes stays for a period of time causing mid to upper level pain as to limit my movement. right big toe swells up with upper level pain that ...
(Number of patients like john: 1,021)
- 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 freaking out: Can any of these drugs cause a false positive marijuana drug test
(for a 43 year old man who has Ibs, Acid Reflux, and takes Doxycycline Hyclate, Diphenoxylate Hydrochloride W/ Atropine Sulfate, Pantoprazole, Ibuprofen, Motrin, Advil)
can any of these cause a false positive for a drug test? I was told I tested positive for marijuana which I don't smoke or use.
(Number of patients like freaking out: 4,212)
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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:
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