Review: Claritin and Mucinex drug interactions
This review analyzes the interactions between Claritin and Mucinex. It is created by eHealthMe based on 602 people who have drug interactions while taking the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Claritin (latest outcomes from 24,123 users) has active ingredients of loratadine. It is often used in allergies.
Mucinex (latest outcomes from 5,808 users) has active ingredients of guaifenesin. It is often used in cough.
On Feb, 28, 2014: 602 people who reported to have interactions when taking Claritin, Mucinex are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Claritin (loratadine)
- Mucinex (guaifenesin)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Claritin, Mucinex:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)||206|
|Hypertension (high blood pressure)||135|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||77|
|Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)||76|
|Sinusitis (inflammation of sinus)||72|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Claritin, Mucinex:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Diabetes Mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)||8|
|Atrial Fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart)||8|
|Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break)||6|
|Rotator Cuff Syndrome (a spectrum of conditions affecting the rotator cuff tendons of the shoulder)||6|
|Spondyloarthropathy (any joint disease of the vertebral column)||3|
|Bursitis (inflammation of a bursa, typically one in the knee, elbow, or shoulder)||3|
|Intervertebral Disc Degeneration (spinal disc degeneration)||3|
|Urinary Tract Disorder||3|
How effective are the drugs:
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Claritin (loratadine) is often used to treat allergies. Mucinex (guaifenesin) is often used to treat cough. 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:
- Mucinex is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Claritin alternatives:
- Mucinex alternatives:
Comments from related studies:
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Restless leg runs from mild to severe
Claritin Reditabs seem to not be adding to my mix for dealing with spring time allergies, stuffy nose, itchy throat, watery, red itchy eyes, itchy, stuffed feeling in ear on the same side of throat that is itchy. I feel a bit of a high blood pressure headache when adding Claritin Reditabs to my overall mix. I am not sure if that is the cause or the overall head stuffiness that remains.
Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
- By creolesherbet: Does claritin have an anticoagulant effect?
I thought I had conquered my nosebleed problems with saline nasal mist and saline nasal gel, but now I've started on Claritin (actually Walitin, Walgreen's knockoff) for an unrelated reason and the nosebleeds have started again. Is this because of the Claritin or just a coincidence?
- 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.
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?
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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
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