Claritin and Constipation - from FDA reports


Summary

Constipation is found among people who take Claritin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Oxycontin, and have Pain . We study 38,118 people who have side effects while taking Claritin from FDA. Among them, 767 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.

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Claritin

Claritin has active ingredients of loratadine. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from Claritin 40,206 users)

Constipation

Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, multiple myeloma (latest reports from 135,620 Constipation patients).

On Jan, 30, 2017

38,118 people reported to have side effects when taking Claritin.
Among them, 767 people (2.01%) have Constipation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Claritin cause Constipation?

Time on Claritin when people have Constipation *:

  • < 1 month: 50.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 25.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.25 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 6.25 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 6.25 %
  • 10+ years: 6.25 %

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Claritin *:

  • female: 74.3 %
  • male: 25.7 %

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Claritin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 2.2 %
  • 10-19: 2.35 %
  • 20-29: 1.26 %
  • 30-39: 10.52 %
  • 40-49: 20.09 %
  • 50-59: 26.06 %
  • 60+: 37.52 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (94 people, 12.26%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (61 people, 7.95%)
  • Osteoporosis (51 people, 6.65%)
  • High Blood Pressure (41 people, 5.35%)
  • Hypersensitivity (40 people, 5.22%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Oxycontin (138 people, 17.99%)
  • Prilosec (136 people, 17.73%)
  • Ambien (132 people, 17.21%)
  • Lasix (104 people, 13.56%)
  • Zyrtec (103 people, 13.43%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (248 people, 32.33%)
  • Nausea (227 people, 29.60%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (217 people, 28.29%)
  • Depression (215 people, 28.03%)
  • Pain (200 people, 26.08%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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