Claritin and Asthma - from FDA reports


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 High blood pressure . We study 38,118 people who have side effects while taking Claritin from FDA. Among them, 569 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 Claritin 40,207 users)

Asthma

Asthma has been reported by people with asthma, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 123,993 Asthma patients).

On Feb, 23, 2017

38,118 people reported to have side effects when taking Claritin.
Among them, 569 people (1.49%) have Asthma


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Claritin cause Asthma?

Time on Claritin when people have Asthma *:

  • < 1 month: 72.22 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.56 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 16.67 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.56 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Asthma when taking Claritin *:

  • female: 76.3 %
  • male: 23.7 %

Age of people who have Asthma when taking Claritin *:

  • 0-1: 0.23 %
  • 2-9: 3.26 %
  • 10-19: 8.86 %
  • 20-29: 2.33 %
  • 30-39: 10.72 %
  • 40-49: 15.15 %
  • 50-59: 32.17 %
  • 60+: 27.27 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (54 people, 9.49%)
  • Osteoporosis (45 people, 7.91%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (41 people, 7.21%)
  • Hypersensitivity (37 people, 6.50%)
  • Pain (29 people, 5.10%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Singulair (181 people, 31.81%)
  • Albuterol (119 people, 20.91%)
  • Flovent (77 people, 13.53%)
  • Prilosec (74 people, 13.01%)
  • Xolair (64 people, 11.25%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Breathing Difficulty (154 people, 27.07%)
  • Headache (121 people, 21.27%)
  • Depression (115 people, 20.21%)
  • Chest Pain (112 people, 19.68%)
  • Bronchitis (106 people, 18.63%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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