Review: Keppra and Claritin
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Keppra and Claritin. It is created by eHealthMe based on 220 people who take the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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On Mar, 31, 2014: 220 people who reported to have interactions when taking Keppra, Claritin are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Keppra (levetiracetam)
- Claritin (loratadine)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Keppra, Claritin:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)||128|
|Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)||72|
|Anaemia (lack of blood)||48|
|Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)||44|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Keppra, Claritin:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)||6|
|Joint Dislocation (a joint position is changed from normal position)||4|
|Urinary Tract Infection||4|
|Myoclonic Epilepsy (type of epilepsy with quick little jerks of the arms, shoulder, or occasionally the legs)||2|
How effective are the drugs:
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Nuclear magnetic resonance imaging
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
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On eHealthMe, Keppra (levetiracetam) is often used to treat epilepsy. Claritin (loratadine) is often used to treat allergies. 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:
- Keppra is used in:
- Claritin is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
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