Could Claritin cause Drowsiness - from FDA reports


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 Flonase, and have Hypersensitivity . We study 32,891 people who have side effects while taking Claritin from FDA. Among them, 805 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 allergies. (latest outcomes from Claritin 40,175 users)

Drowsiness

Drowsiness has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 114,690 Drowsiness patients).

On Nov, 21, 2016

32,891 people reported to have side effects when taking Claritin.
Among them, 805 people (2.45%) have Drowsiness


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Claritin cause Drowsiness?

Time on Claritin when people have Drowsiness *:

  • < 1 month: 64.71 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 15.29 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.71 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 2.35 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 5.88 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.53 %
  • 10+ years: 3.53 %

Gender of people who have Drowsiness when taking Claritin *:

  • female: 71.06 %
  • male: 28.94 %

Age of people who have Drowsiness when taking Claritin *:

  • 0-1: 0.18 %
  • 2-9: 7.37 %
  • 10-19: 6.63 %
  • 20-29: 5.71 %
  • 30-39: 14.0 %
  • 40-49: 17.68 %
  • 50-59: 19.89 %
  • 60+: 28.55 %

Severity of Drowsiness **:

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

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Flonase (76 people, 9.44%)
  • Zyrtec (75 people, 9.32%)
  • Oxycontin (73 people, 9.07%)
  • Prilosec (71 people, 8.82%)
  • Ambien (65 people, 8.07%)

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Potential co-existing conditions

  • Hypersensitivity (90 people, 11.18%)
  • Pain (53 people, 6.58%)
  • Depression (50 people, 6.21%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Fatigue (207 people, 25.71%)
  • Nausea (138 people, 17.14%)
  • Drug Ineffective (125 people, 15.53%)
  • Dizziness (125 people, 15.53%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (124 people, 15.40%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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