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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.

On Mar, 31, 2014: 220 people who reported to have interactions when taking Keppra, Claritin are studied

Trend of Keppra, Claritin's drug interactions, side effects and effectiveness reports (4054310)

Drug combinations in study:
- Keppra (levetiracetam)
- Claritin (loratadine)

eHealthMe real world results:

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)
InteractionNumber of reports
Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)128
Vomiting102
Drug Interaction80
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)72
Asthenia (weakness)70
Diarrhoea69
Pain64
Anaemia (lack of blood)48
Pneumonia48
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)
InteractionNumber of reports
Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)6
Vomiting6
Pneumonia4
Joint Dislocation (a joint position is changed from normal position)4
Aspiration4
Urinary Tract Infection4
Adverse Event4
Diarrhoea3
Myoclonic Epilepsy (type of epilepsy with quick little jerks of the arms, shoulder, or occasionally the legs)2
Hypervigilance2

How effective are the drugs:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Keppra0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%
Claritin0.000.000.000.000.00

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Convulsion
  2. Epilepsy
  3. Asthma
  4. Contraception
  5. Nuclear magnetic resonance imaging

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin
  2. Topamax
  3. Dilantin
  4. Albuterol
  5. Acetaminophen

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Complete drug side effects:

On eHealthMe, Keppra (levetiracetam) is often used to treat epilepsy. Claritin (loratadine) is often used to treat allergen. 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:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

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  • I had a temporal lobectomy for epilepsy 15 years ago after which the peripheral neuropathy started. To stop muscle spasms which started this year I was prescribed Baclofen. I feel like crap.

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