Review: Claritin and NyQuil drug interactions
This review analyzes the interactions between Claritin and NyQuil. It is created by eHealthMe based on 34 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.
Nyquil (latest outcomes from 1,080 users) has active ingredients of acetaminophen; dextromethorphan; doxylamine; pseudoephedrine. It is often used in cough.
On Mar, 1, 2014: 34 people who reported to have interactions when taking Claritin, NyQuil are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Claritin (loratadine)
- NyQuil (acetaminophen; dextromethorphan; doxylamine; pseudoephedrine)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Claritin, NyQuil:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Blood Pressure Increased||34|
|Supraventricular Arrhythmia Nos (heart beats very fast)||21|
|Cerebrovascular Accident Nos (sudden death of some brain cells due to lack of oxygen when the blood flow to the brain is impaired by blockage or rupture)||21|
|Mental Impairment Nos (a condition affecting the body, perhaps through sight or hearing loss, a mobility difficulty or a health condition)||8|
|Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)||7|
|Abnormal Behaviour Nos||3|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Claritin, NyQuil:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
How effective are the drugs:
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease
- Oral contraception
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Coricidin d sinus - schering plough healthcare, inc.
- Acutrim - novartis pharmaceuticals corp
* 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. Nyquil (acetaminophen; dextromethorphan; doxylamine; pseudoephedrine) is often used to treat herpes labialis (oral herpes simplex). 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:
- Nyquil is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
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Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
- By susan2764 : What would cause a false positive for methadone
I am testing positive for methadone that I don't take. what will cause a false positive
- 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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