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 22,748 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.
You are not alone: join a support group for people who take Claritin and have Heartburn >>>
Claritin has active ingredients of loratadine. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from 24,208 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 Mar, 31, 2015: 22,748 people reported to have side effects when taking Claritin. Among them, 111 people (0.49%) 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, 13.51%)
- Muscle spasms (13 people, 11.71%)
- Multiple myeloma (13 people, 11.71%)
- Bone lesion (13 people, 11.71%)
- Restless legs syndrome (13 people, 11.71%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Prilosec (34 people, 30.63%)
- Celebrex (31 people, 27.93%)
- Vioxx (31 people, 27.93%)
- Prevacid (28 people, 25.23%)
- Norvasc (25 people, 22.52%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.
Get connected: join our support group of claritin and heartburn on
Do you have Heartburn while taking Claritin?
You are not alone! Join a support group on :
- support group for people who take Claritin and have Heartburn
- support group for people who take Claritin
- support group for people who have Heartburn
Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of drug interactions between Levonorgestrel And Ethinyl Estradiol, Citalopram Hydrobromide for a 37-year old woman with Contraception, Depression. The patient has Asthma, Gerd, Cough
- A study of side effects of Levaquin for a 49-year old woman with Respiratory Disorder. The patient has Back Pain, Knee Pain, Skin Burning Sensation, Skin Sensitisation, Sun-induced Skin Changes - Keratosis, Paralysis, Headache - Mixed Tension Migraine, Headache - Migraine With Aura, Tendon Pain, Gerd, Vision Impairment, Coronary Artery Spasm, Neuropathy
- A study of side effects of Xanax for a 21-year old woman with Anxiety. The patient has Occasional Outbreak Of What Seems Like Insect Bites Underneath My Thigh, Reflux, Dizziness
- A study of side effects of Janumet for a 55-year old woman with Diabetes Mellitus Insulin-dependent. The patient has Heartburn - Chronic
- A study of side effects of Loratadine for a 7-year old boy with Allergies. The patient has Temper Tantrums, Anger
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.
WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.
DISCLAIMER: All material available on eHealthMe.com is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.
You may report adverse side effects to the FDA at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/ or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).
If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.