Review: Drowsiness in Claritin
(By eHealthMe on Nov, 20, 2013)
Severity ratings: 2.4/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
This is a review of Drowsiness by studying 21,148 people who take Claritin. We analyze: the time on Claritin when people have Drowsiness, gender and age of these people, the severity of Drowsiness, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Claritin. The review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Claritin (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of loratadine. It is often used in allergies, allergen. Commonly reported side effects of Claritin include nausea, nausea aggravated, fatigue, chest pain, fatigue aggravated.
Drowsiness has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, quit smoking.
On Nov, 20, 2013: 21,142 people reported to have side effects when taking Claritin. Among them, 433 people (2.05%) have Drowsiness.
Time on Claritin when people have Drowsiness * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Drowsiness when taking Claritin * :
Age of people who have Drowsiness when taking Claritin * :
Severity of Drowsiness when taking Claritin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Drowsiness ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (51 people, 11.78%)
- Depression (36 people, 8.31%)
- Hypersensitivity (27 people, 6.24%)
- Pain nos (26 people, 6.00%)
- Seasonal allergy (20 people, 4.62%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Oxycontin (79 people, 18.24%)
- Claritin-d (69 people, 15.94%)
- Flonase (67 people, 15.47%)
- Ambien (67 people, 15.47%)
- Aspirin (63 people, 14.55%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- By GoldiesAD: I was diagnosed with low risk prostate cancer 6 years ago, and food allergies 4 years ago. i was told that with cancer, i should not be taking claritin.
(for a 82 year old man who has Itching, and takes Claritin)
I have severe itching and forever scratching myself. I take Claritin to ease the itchiness. Since I also have prostate cancer, I was told that I should not be taking an antishistamine because it would cause cancer to spread. Any comments on that?
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(for a 65 year old woman who has Bone Density Decreased, Hypothyroidism, Bipolar 2, Vitamin B12 Deficiency, Vitiligo, and takes Prozac, Synthroid, Depakote, Claritin, Fosamax)
HAVE BROKE MY KNEE< WRIST AND HIP in the past 12 years
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Had 2 twisted bowel surgery, hence I am deficient in absorption of Vit B12 and get monthly shots
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- By Pam: Will sulindac cause me to gain weight?
(for a 56 year old woman who has Arthritis, Anxiety Disorder, High Blood Cholesterol And Triglycerides, Inflammation, and takes Prempro, Claritin, Clozapine, Oxytocin, Flexeril)
I am 45 overweight still. I have lost 50 pounds prior to starting sulindac and now I'm just losing one pound a month. Exercise (zumba, elipitical , walk, light weights, and swim) which I do 2 of those workouts daily and eat fairly good. Is any of these medications interfering with my weight loss?
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