Review: could Claritin cause Drowsiness?
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 22,736 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 has active ingredients of loratadine. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from 24,197 Claritin users)
Drowsiness has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 69,852 Drowsiness patients)
On Jan, 10, 2015: 22,736 people reported to have side effects when taking Claritin. Among them, 463 people (2.04%) 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, 11.02%)
- 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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