Review: could Claritin cause Atrial fibrillation?
We study 22,718 people who have side effects while taking Claritin from FDA and social media. Among them, 402 have Atrial fibrillation. Find out below who they are, when they have Atrial fibrillation and more.
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Claritin (latest outcomes from 24,172 users) has active ingredients of loratadine. It is often used in allergies.
Atrial fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart) (latest reports from 389,475 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, multiple myeloma.
On Aug, 12, 2014: 22,713 people reported to have side effects when taking Claritin. Among them, 407 people (1.79%) have Atrial Fibrillation. They amount to 0.10% of all the 397,506 people who have Atrial Fibrillation on eHealthMe.
Time on Claritin when people have Atrial fibrillation * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Atrial fibrillation||69.23%||0.00%||0.00%||3.85%||0.00%||26.92%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Atrial fibrillation when taking Claritin * :
|Atrial fibrillation||60.61%||39.39% |
Age of people who have Atrial fibrillation when taking Claritin * :
|Atrial fibrillation||0.00%||0.53%||1.58%||4.47%||3.95%||9.74%||26.32%||53.42% |
Severity of Atrial fibrillation when taking Claritin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Atrial fibrillation||50.00%||50.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Atrial fibrillation ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Atrial fibrillation||50.00%||0.00%||50.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple myeloma (38 people, 9.34%)
- Hypertension (28 people, 6.88%)
- Atrial fibrillation (19 people, 4.67%)
- Pain (18 people, 4.42%)
- Hypersensitivity (12 people, 2.95%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (116 people, 28.50%)
- Lasix (85 people, 20.88%)
- Coumadin (75 people, 18.43%)
- Lipitor (54 people, 13.27%)
- Prilosec (52 people, 12.78%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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