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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 525 people who have side effects while taking Claritin reditabs from FDA and social media. Among them, 8 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 allergies. (latest outcomes from Claritin Reditabs 567 users)

Epilepsy

Epilepsy (common and diverse set of chronic neurological disorders characterized by seizures) has been reported by people with depression, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, convulsion, pain.(latest reports from Epilepsy 37,206 patients)

On Dec, 1, 2014: 525 people reported to have side effects when taking Claritin reditabs. Among them, 8 people (1.52%) have Epilepsy.

Trend of Epilepsy in Claritin reditabs reports

Time on Claritin reditabs when people have Epilepsy * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Epilepsy100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Epilepsy0.00%100.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Epilepsy0.00%14.29%0.00%0.00%28.57%57.14%0.00%0.00%

Severity of Epilepsy when taking Claritin reditabs ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Epilepsy ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rhinitis allergic (6 people, 75.00%)
  2. Rhinitis (1 people, 12.50%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Allegra (6 people, 75.00%)
  2. Livostin (2 people, 25.00%)
  3. Tegretol (1 people, 12.50%)
  4. Singulair (1 people, 12.50%)
  5. Flovent (1 people, 12.50%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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