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 20,553 people who have side effects while taking Claritin from FDA and social media. Among them, 440 have Drowsiness. Find out below who they are, when they have Drowsiness and more.

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Claritin

Claritin has active ingredients of loratadine. It is often used in hypersensitivity. (latest outcomes from Claritin 22,301 users)

Drowsiness

Drowsiness has been reported by people with genital rash, rashes, drug ineffective, insomnia, fatigue (latest reports from 67,768 Drowsiness patients).

On Jul, 20, 2016

20,553 people reported to have side effects when taking Claritin.
Among them, 440 people (2.14%) have Drowsiness


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Claritin cause Drowsiness?

Time on Claritin when people have Drowsiness *:

  • < 1 month: 57.81 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 15.62 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 3.12 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 3.12 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 9.38 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 6.25 %
  • 10+ years: 4.69 %

Gender of people who have Drowsiness when taking Claritin *:

  • female: 70.52 %
  • male: 29.48 %

Age of people who have Drowsiness when taking Claritin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 7.41 %
  • 10-19: 9.97 %
  • 20-29: 5.7 %
  • 30-39: 12.54 %
  • 40-49: 19.94 %
  • 50-59: 22.79 %
  • 60+: 21.65 %

Severity if Drowsiness when taking Claritin **:

  • least: 7.69 %
  • moderate: 46.15 %
  • severe: 46.15 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Drowsiness **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 50 %
  • not yet: 50 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (45 people)
  • Depression (35 people)
  • Hypersensitivity (25 people)
  • Attention Deficit/hyperactivity Disorder (16 people)
  • Hypertension (15 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Oxycontin (67 people)
  • Flonase (59 people)
  • Ambien (57 people)
  • Prilosec (54 people)
  • Lasix (51 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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