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Review: could Claritin cause Drowsiness?

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Summary: Drowsiness 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 Oxycontin, and have Pain.

We study 22,727 people who have side effects while taking Claritin from FDA and social media. Among them, 463 have Drowsiness. Find out below who they are, when they have Drowsiness and more.

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Claritin

Claritin (latest outcomes from 24,190 users) has active ingredients of loratadine. It is often used in allergies.

Trend of claritin reports

Drowsiness

Drowsiness (latest reports from 68,687 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety.

Trend of Drowsiness reports

On Oct, 29, 2014: 22,727 people reported to have side effects when taking Claritin. Among them, 463 people (2.04%) have Drowsiness.

Trend of Drowsiness in Claritin reports

Time on Claritin when people have Drowsiness * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Drowsiness59.02%18.03%3.28%3.28%6.56%4.92%4.92%

Gender of people who have Drowsiness when taking Claritin * :

FemaleMale
Drowsiness67.23%32.77%

Age of people who have Drowsiness when taking Claritin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Drowsiness0.00%6.85%14.91%4.89%11.74%20.29%22.74%18.58%

Severity of Drowsiness when taking Claritin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Drowsiness10.00%40.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Drowsiness ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Drowsiness0.00%100.00%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (51 people, 11.02%)
  2. Depression (38 people, 8.21%)
  3. Hypersensitivity (33 people, 7.13%)
  4. Seasonal allergy (20 people, 4.32%)
  5. Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (18 people, 3.89%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Oxycontin (80 people, 17.28%)
  2. Claritin-d (71 people, 15.33%)
  3. Flonase (68 people, 14.69%)
  4. Ambien (67 people, 14.47%)
  5. Aspirin (66 people, 14.25%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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