Review: could Claritin cause Drowsiness?


Summary

Drowsiness is found among people who take Claritin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Oxycontin, and have Hypersensitivity . We study 31,355 people who have side effects while taking Claritin from FDA and social media. Among them, 744 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 38,014 users)

Drowsiness

Drowsiness has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, feeling abnormal, insomnia, high blood pressure, fatigue (latest reports from 110,184 Drowsiness patients).

On Sep, 17, 2016

31,355 people reported to have side effects when taking Claritin.
Among them, 744 people (2.37%) have Drowsiness


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Claritin cause Drowsiness?

Time on Claritin when people have Drowsiness *:

  • < 1 month: 62.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 16.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 5.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4.0 %
  • 10+ years: 4.0 %

Gender of people who have Drowsiness when taking Claritin *:

  • female: 71.31 %
  • male: 28.69 %

Age of people who have Drowsiness when taking Claritin *:

  • 0-1: 0.2 %
  • 2-9: 7.95 %
  • 10-19: 6.76 %
  • 20-29: 5.57 %
  • 30-39: 13.72 %
  • 40-49: 17.3 %
  • 50-59: 20.87 %
  • 60+: 27.63 %

Severity if Drowsiness when taking Claritin **:

  • least: 11.11 %
  • moderate: 44.44 %
  • severe: 44.44 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Drowsiness **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 100 %
  • not yet: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypersensitivity (82 people, 11.02%)
  • Pain (51 people, 6.85%)
  • Depression (48 people, 6.45%)
  • Seasonal Allergy (46 people, 6.18%)
  • Anxiety (29 people, 3.90%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Oxycontin (71 people, 9.54%)
  • Flonase (69 people, 9.27%)
  • Prilosec (68 people, 9.14%)
  • Zyrtec (67 people, 9.01%)
  • Ambien (65 people, 8.74%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (178 people, 23.92%)
  • Nausea (135 people, 18.15%)
  • Drug Ineffective (122 people, 16.40%)
  • Dizziness (114 people, 15.32%)
  • Headache (110 people, 14.78%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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