Review: could Claritin cause Drowsiness?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 9, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.4/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 21,174 people who take Claritin. Among them, 463 have Drowsiness. See who they are, when they have Drowsiness and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Claritin (latest outcomes from 24,123 users) has active ingredients of loratadine. It is often used in allergies, allergic sinusitis. Commonly reported side effects of Claritin include nausea aggravated, nausea, fatigue, chest pain, fatigue aggravated.
Drowsiness (latest reports from 484,401 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, quit smoking.
On Mar, 2, 2014: 21,174 people reported to have side effects when taking Claritin. Among them, 463 people (2.19%) have Drowsiness.
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How people recovered from Drowsiness ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (51 people, 11.02%)
- Depression (38 people, 8.21%)
- Hypersensitivity (33 people, 7.13%)
- Seasonal allergy (20 people, 4.32%)
- Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (18 people, 3.89%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Oxycontin (80 people, 17.28%)
- Claritin-d (71 people, 15.33%)
- Flonase (68 people, 14.69%)
- Ambien (67 people, 14.47%)
- Aspirin (66 people, 14.25%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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