Review: could Claritin Reditabs cause Epilepsy?


Summary

Epilepsy is found among people who take Claritin Reditabs, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Allegra, and have Rhinitis allergic . We study 1,324 people who have side effects while taking Claritin reditabs from FDA and social media. Among them, 10 have Epilepsy. Find out below who they are, when they have Epilepsy and more.

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Claritin Reditabs

Claritin reditabs has active ingredients of loratadine. It is often used in seasonal allergy. (latest outcomes from Claritin reditabs 1,886 users)

Epilepsy

Epilepsy (common and diverse set of chronic neurological disorders characterized by seizures) has been reported by people with fever, rashes, drug ineffective, drowsiness, drug exposure during pregnancy (latest reports from 54,762 Epilepsy patients).

On Sep, 08, 2016

1,324 people reported to have side effects when taking Claritin Reditabs.
Among them, 10 people (0.76%) have Epilepsy


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Claritin reditabs cause Epilepsy?

Time on Claritin Reditabs when people have Epilepsy *:

  • < 1 month: 66.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Epilepsy when taking Claritin Reditabs *:

  • female: 0.0 %
  • male: 100 %

Age of people who have Epilepsy when taking Claritin Reditabs *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 28.57 %
  • 40-49: 57.14 %
  • 50-59: 14.29 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rhinitis Allergic (6 people, 60.00%)
  • Prophylaxis (3 people, 30.00%)
  • Staphylococcal Sepsis (2 people, 20.00%)
  • Sepsis (1 person, 10.00%)
  • Rhinitis (1 person, 10.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Allegra (6 people, 60.00%)
  • Risperdal (3 people, 30.00%)
  • Keppra (3 people, 30.00%)
  • Glimicron (3 people, 30.00%)
  • Excegran (3 people, 30.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Loss Of Consciousness (6 people, 60.00%)
  • Malaise (3 people, 30.00%)
  • Blood Creatine Phosphokinase Increased (3 people, 30.00%)
  • Convulsion (2 people, 20.00%)
  • Therapy Non-Responder (1 person, 10.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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