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Review: could Claritin cause Asthma?

Summary: Asthma is found among people who take Claritin, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Singulair, and have Asthma.

We study 22,744 people who have side effects while taking Claritin from FDA and social media. Among them, 446 have Asthma. Find out below who they are, when they have Asthma and more.

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Claritin

Claritin has active ingredients of loratadine. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from 24,202 Claritin users)

Asthma

Asthma has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, depression. (latest reports from 84,444 Asthma patients)

On Mar, 3, 2015: 22,744 people reported to have side effects when taking Claritin. Among them, 651 people (2.86%) have Asthma.

Trend of Asthma in Claritin reports

Time on Claritin when people have Asthma * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Asthma72.97%2.70%2.70%18.92%2.70%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Asthma when taking Claritin * :

FemaleMale
Asthma72.89%27.11%

Age of people who have Asthma when taking Claritin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Asthma0.92%3.30%9.36%3.12%11.01%20.92%27.16%24.22%

Severity of Asthma when taking Claritin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Asthma0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Asthma ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Asthma (151 people, 23.20%)
  2. Hypertension (43 people, 6.61%)
  3. Osteoporosis (40 people, 6.14%)
  4. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (29 people, 4.45%)
  5. Arthritis (21 people, 3.23%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Singulair (191 people, 29.34%)
  2. Albuterol (167 people, 25.65%)
  3. Flovent (125 people, 19.20%)
  4. Serevent (105 people, 16.13%)
  5. Claritin-d (93 people, 14.29%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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