Review: Claritin and Remicade drug interactions
This review analyzes the interactions between Claritin and Remicade. It is created by eHealthMe based on 374 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.
Remicade (latest outcomes from 85,420 users) has active ingredients of infliximab. It is often used in crohn's disease.
On Feb, 22, 2014: 374 people who reported to have interactions when taking Claritin, Remicade are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Claritin (loratadine)
- Remicade (infliximab)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Claritin, Remicade:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)||75|
|Infusion Related Reaction||70|
|Erythema (redness of the skin)||49|
|Arthralgia (joint pain)||37|
|Headache (pain in head)||35|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||31|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Claritin, Remicade:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Meningitis Bacterial (bacterial inflammation of the protective membranes covering the brain and spinal cord, known collectively as the meninges)||1|
|Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)||1|
|Rheumatoid Lung (blockage of the small airways of the lung associated with rheumatoid arthritis)||1|
|Large Intestine Perforation (hole in large intestine)||1|
|Ligament Rupture (tear in ligament)||1|
How effective are the drugs:
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Crohn's disease
- Colitis ulcerative
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Folic acid
* 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. Remicade (infliximab) is often used to treat crohn's disease. 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:
- Remicade is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Claritin alternatives:
- Remicade alternatives:
Comments from related studies:
From this study (2 years ago):
Trish on Jul, 24, 2012:
Can i take biotin on the day of taking methotrexate
Angie on Aug, 10, 2012:
I have to call into question the results of this 'study.' Norvasc is used for hypertension, but not high cholesterol or triglycerides. It can also be used as treatment for Raynaud's.
Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
- Is it safe to take pravastin while on remicade?
I have just started on Remicade and this drug scares the heck out of me! However it is being used as a last resort as no other medications were bring my ulcerative colitis under control I am very concerned about drug interactions and can't seem to get any straight answers from my doctor or the pha ...
- 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?
- Remicade or ulcerative colitis causing joint pain?
Im also on mesalamine, 6 mp and trazadone. Ive had joint pain in elbow before but i realised it was caused by taking cortenema. I stoped the med and pain went away. After my first infusion of remicade (2days) i started with the knee, ankle, elbows , wrists and hands pain. The more i do. The worst ...
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