Review: could Claritin cause Heartburn (Gastroesophageal reflux disease)?
Summary: Heartburn is found among people who take Claritin, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Prilosec, and have Pain.
We study 22,744 people who have side effects while taking Claritin from FDA and social media. Among them, 111 have Heartburn. Find out below who they are, when they have Heartburn 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)
Heartburn (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, gastroesophageal reflux disease, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 19,208 Heartburn patients)
On Feb, 28, 2015: 22,738 people reported to have side effects when taking Claritin. Among them, 110 people (0.48%) have Heartburn.
Time on Claritin when people have Heartburn * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Heartburn when taking Claritin * :
Age of people who have Heartburn when taking Claritin * :
Severity of Heartburn when taking Claritin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Heartburn ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (15 people, 13.64%)
- Multiple myeloma (13 people, 11.82%)
- Restless legs syndrome (13 people, 11.82%)
- Muscle spasms (13 people, 11.82%)
- Upper respiratory tract infection (13 people, 11.82%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Prilosec (34 people, 30.91%)
- Vioxx (31 people, 28.18%)
- Celebrex (31 people, 28.18%)
- Prevacid (28 people, 25.45%)
- Norvasc (25 people, 22.73%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of drug interactions between Aciphex, Ferrous Citrate Fe 59 for a 16-year old girl with Reflux Gastritis, Iron Deficiency. The patient has Eczema Nummular, Cold Intolerance, Hyposomnia, Heartburn
- A study of drug interactions between Zoloft, Lamictal, Abilify for a 56-year old woman with Anxiety, Depression, Bipolar. The patient has Belching, Swallowing Difficulty, Heartburn
- A study of drug interactions between Claritin, Proair Hfa, Niacin And Niacinamide, Lipitor, Losartan Potassium for a 55-year old woman with Allergies, Multiple Allergies, Irt Test, High Blood Cholesterol, High Blood Pressure. The patient has Heel Pain
- A study of side effects of Cefdinir for a 35-year old woman with Sinusitis. The patient has Acid Reflux (stomach acids rise up)
Recent Claritin related drug comparison:
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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