Review: could Claritin cause Heart palpitations?
Summary: Heart palpitations 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 Claritin-d, and have Pain.
We study 22,748 people who have side effects while taking Claritin from FDA and social media. Among them, 720 have Heart palpitations. Find out below who they are, when they have Heart palpitations and more.
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Claritin has active ingredients of loratadine. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from 24,207 Claritin users)
Heart palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, pain. (latest reports from 52,154 Heart palpitations patients)
On Mar, 28, 2015: 22,744 people reported to have side effects when taking Claritin. Among them, 720 people (3.17%) 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||77.14%||8.57%||4.29%||1.43%||5.71%||1.43%||1.43% |
Gender of people who have Heart palpitations when taking Claritin * :
|Heart palpitations||78.18%||21.82% |
Age of people who have Heart palpitations when taking Claritin * :
|Heart palpitations||0.00%||1.53%||5.82%||5.82%||10.57%||24.35%||22.82%||29.10% |
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||20.00%||0.00%||80.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (45 people, 6.25%)
- Hypersensitivity (42 people, 5.83%)
- Seasonal allergy (27 people, 3.75%)
- Back pain (25 people, 3.47%)
- Multiple myeloma (21 people, 2.92%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Claritin-d (143 people, 19.86%)
- Vioxx (112 people, 15.56%)
- Aspirin (86 people, 11.94%)
- Prilosec (86 people, 11.94%)
- Lasix (79 people, 10.97%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
Comments for this study:
Benita (2 years 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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