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Review: could Claritin cause Heart palpitations?

We study 22,716 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

Claritin (latest outcomes from 24,169 users) has active ingredients of loratadine. It is often used in allergen.

Heart palpitations

Heart palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing) (latest reports from 314,538 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, pain.

On Aug, 16, 2014: 22,713 people reported to have side effects when taking Claritin. Among them, 719 people (3.17%) have Heart Palpitations. They amount to 0.23% of all the 314,506 people who have Heart Palpitations on eHealthMe.

Trend of Heart palpitations in Claritin reports

Time on Claritin when people have Heart palpitations * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Heart palpitations78.26%8.70%4.35%1.45%5.80%1.45%0.00%

Gender of people who have Heart palpitations when taking Claritin * :

FemaleMale
Heart palpitations78.15%21.85%

Age of people who have Heart palpitations when taking Claritin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Heart palpitations0.00%1.53%5.83%5.83%10.58%24.39%22.70%29.14%

Severity of Heart palpitations when taking Claritin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Heart palpitations0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Heart palpitations ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Heart palpitations25.00%0.00%75.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (45 people, 6.26%)
  2. Hypersensitivity (42 people, 5.84%)
  3. Seasonal allergy (27 people, 3.76%)
  4. Back pain (25 people, 3.48%)
  5. Multiple myeloma (21 people, 2.92%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Claritin-d (143 people, 19.89%)
  2. Vioxx (112 people, 15.58%)
  3. Prilosec (86 people, 11.96%)
  4. Aspirin (86 people, 11.96%)
  5. Lasix (79 people, 10.99%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

Comments for this study:

Benita (1 year 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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