Claritin side effects - from FDA reports


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In this review, we analyze Claritin side effects by the time on the drug, gender and age of the people who have side effects while taking Claritin. The review is based on 42,627 people who have side effects while taking the drug from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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Claritin

Claritin has active ingredients of loratadine. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from Claritin 43,312 users)

On Jul, 21, 2017

42,627 people who take Claritin are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Claritin side effects.

Most common side effects over time *:

< 1 month:
  • drug ineffective
  • somnolence
  • vomiting
  • overdose
  • urticaria
  • insomnia
  • palpitations
  • rash
  • convulsion
  • rhinorrhoea
1 - 6 months:
  • drug ineffective
  • white blood cell count decreased
  • liver disorder
  • rash
  • hepatic function abnormal
  • somnolence
  • pyrexia
  • hepatitis acute
  • hypertension
  • therapeutic response unexpected
6 - 12 months:
  • weight increased
  • drug ineffective
  • reflux oesophagitis
  • vomiting
  • drug effect decreased
  • epilepsy
  • petit mal epilepsy
  • pulmonary embolism
  • weight decreased
  • anxiety
1 - 2 years:
  • drug ineffective
  • tubulointerstitial nephritis
  • vasculitis
  • biopsy bone marrow abnormal
  • blood pressure increased
  • diarrhoea
  • gynaecomastia
  • insomnia
  • nephritis interstitial
  • pulmonary embolism
2 - 5 years:
  • drug ineffective
  • syncope
  • breast cancer female
  • nausea
  • urticaria
  • abscess
  • atrial fibrillation
  • product taste abnormal
  • suicidal ideation
  • testicular pain
5 - 10 years:
  • shone complex
  • breast cancer female
  • drug ineffective
  • arthralgia
  • convulsion
  • crohn's disease
  • peritonitis
  • sexual dysfunction
  • tooth disorder
  • tremor
10+ years:
  • pulmonary embolism
  • visual acuity reduced
  • weight decreased
  • drug ineffective
  • breast cancer female
  • insomnia
  • abdominal pain upper
  • blood pressure abnormal
  • bronchospasm
  • dyspnoea
not specified:
  • drug ineffective
  • overdose
  • drug effect decreased
  • somnolence
  • vomiting
  • weight increased
  • weight decreased
  • nausea
  • rash
  • headache

Most common side effects by gender *:

female:
  • drug ineffective
  • vomiting
  • weight increased
  • somnolence
  • drug effect decreased
  • overdose
  • nausea
  • weight decreased
  • rash
  • urticaria
male:
  • drug ineffective
  • overdose
  • weight decreased
  • somnolence
  • vomiting
  • drug effect decreased
  • rash
  • accidental overdose
  • weight increased
  • nausea

Most common side effects by age *:

0-1:
  • premature baby
  • overdose
  • jaundice
  • convulsion
  • cryptorchism
  • hypoglycaemic unconsciousness
  • maternal drugs affecting foetus
  • rhinorrhoea
  • somnolence
  • urinary tract infection
2-9:
  • overdose
  • drug ineffective
  • accidental overdose
  • vomiting
  • somnolence
  • psychomotor hyperactivity
  • therapeutic response unexpected
  • drug effect decreased
  • pyrexia
  • convulsion
10-19:
  • overdose
  • drug ineffective
  • vomiting
  • accidental overdose
  • weight increased
  • suicidal ideation
  • suicide attempt
  • weight decreased
  • headache
  • nausea
20-29:
  • drug ineffective
  • drug effect decreased
  • vomiting
  • pulmonary embolism
  • somnolence
  • overdose
  • nausea
  • pain
  • urticaria
  • weight decreased
30-39:
  • drug ineffective
  • drug effect decreased
  • somnolence
  • weight increased
  • vomiting
  • nausea
  • pulmonary embolism
  • headache
  • insomnia
  • weight decreased
40-49:
  • drug ineffective
  • weight increased
  • vomiting
  • nausea
  • somnolence
  • weight decreased
  • pain
  • urticaria
  • vision blurred
  • pulmonary embolism
50-59:
  • drug ineffective
  • vomiting
  • weight increased
  • weight decreased
  • rash
  • urticaria
  • nausea
  • somnolence
  • pyrexia
  • vision blurred
60+:
  • drug ineffective
  • weight decreased
  • vomiting
  • rash
  • weight increased
  • somnolence
  • nausea
  • urinary tract infection
  • pneumonia
  • vision blurred

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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