Review: Claritin and Xopenex Hfa
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Claritin and Xopenex Hfa. It is created by eHealthMe based on 146 people who take the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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On Apr, 2, 2014: 146 people who reported to have interactions when taking Claritin, Xopenex Hfa are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Claritin (loratadine)
- Xopenex Hfa (levalbuterol tartrate)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Claritin, Xopenex Hfa:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)||84|
|Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)||46|
|Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)||44|
|Bronchitis (inflammation of the mucous membrane in the bronchial tubes)||40|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Claritin, Xopenex Hfa:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Cholelithiasis (the presence or formation of gallstones in the gallbladder or bile ducts)||4|
|Restless Legs Syndrome (a powerful urge to move your legs)||4|
|Musculoskeletal Disorder (disease of the body's muscles, joints, tendons, ligaments and nerves)||4|
|Renal Failure Chronic (long lasting kidney dysfunction)||4|
|Hypertensive Nephropathy (hypertensive renal disease)||4|
|Osteoarthritis (a joint disease caused by cartilage loss in a joint)||4|
|Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (stomach contents (food or liquid) leak backwards from the stomach into the oesophagus)||4|
|Sleep Apnoea Syndrome (a sleep-related disorder in which the effort to breathe is diminished or absent)||4|
|Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)||4|
How effective are the drugs:
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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On eHealthMe, Claritin (loratadine) is often used to treat allergen. Xopenex Hfa (levalbuterol tartrate) is often used to treat asthma. 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.
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