Review: could Claritin cause Heart palpitations?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 2, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 21,174 people who take Claritin. Among them, 718 have Heart palpitations. See who they are, when they have Heart palpitations and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Claritin (latest outcomes from 24,123 users) has active ingredients of loratadine. It is often used in allergies, allergic sinusitis. Commonly reported side effects of Claritin include nausea aggravated, nausea, fatigue, chest pain, fatigue aggravated.
Heart palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing) (latest reports from 304,157 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, pain.
On Feb, 5, 2014: 21,166 people reported to have side effects when taking Claritin. Among them, 694 people (3.28%) have Heart Palpitations.
Time on Claritin when people have Heart palpitations * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Heart palpitations||78.12%||7.81%||4.69%||1.56%||6.25%||1.56%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Heart palpitations when taking Claritin * :
|Heart palpitations||78.22%||21.78% |
Age of people who have Heart palpitations when taking Claritin * :
|Heart palpitations||0.00%||1.57%||5.65%||5.97%||10.83%||24.65%||22.61%||28.73% |
Severity of Heart palpitations when taking Claritin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Heart palpitations||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Heart palpitations ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Heart palpitations||33.33%||0.00%||66.67% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (45 people, 6.48%)
- Hypersensitivity (32 people, 4.61%)
- Seasonal allergy (26 people, 3.75%)
- Back pain (25 people, 3.60%)
- Multiple myeloma (20 people, 2.88%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Claritin-d (140 people, 20.17%)
- Vioxx (112 people, 16.14%)
- Prilosec (83 people, 11.96%)
- Aspirin (75 people, 10.81%)
- Lasix (75 people, 10.81%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
Comments for this study:
Benita (12 months ago):
i have been on claritin for over 2 years and since april last year i started having palpitations. i am generally a healthy person with no chronic illness. late november 2012, a friend mentioned to me that claritin was associated with heart palpitations. i stopped taking it. i still have mild palpitations with less frequency. I am female, 40 years old.
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