Could Claritin cause Heartburn - from FDA reports


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 32,891 people who have side effects while taking Claritin from FDA. Among them, 100 have Heartburn. Find out below who they are, when they have Heartburn and more.

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Claritin

Claritin has active ingredients of loratadine. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from Claritin 40,179 users)

Heartburn

Heartburn has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, gastroesophageal reflux disease, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 17,913 Heartburn patients).

On Nov, 22, 2016

32,891 people reported to have side effects when taking Claritin.
Among them, 100 people (0.3%) have Heartburn


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Claritin cause Heartburn?

Time on Claritin when people have Heartburn *:

  • < 1 month: 27.27 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 9.09 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 9.09 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 45.45 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 9.09 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Heartburn when taking Claritin *:

  • female: 75.51 %
  • male: 24.49 %

Age of people who have Heartburn when taking Claritin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 1.16 %
  • 10-19: 1.16 %
  • 20-29: 3.49 %
  • 30-39: 5.81 %
  • 40-49: 22.09 %
  • 50-59: 36.05 %
  • 60+: 30.23 %

Severity of Heartburn **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 80 %
  • severe: 20 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (18 people, 18.00%)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome (15 people, 15.00%)
  • Muscle Spasms (15 people, 15.00%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (15 people, 15.00%)
  • Bone Lesion (15 people, 15.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Prilosec (33 people, 33.00%)
  • Vioxx (31 people, 31.00%)
  • Celebrex (30 people, 30.00%)
  • Prevacid (28 people, 28.00%)
  • Neurontin (24 people, 24.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (28 people, 28.00%)
  • Dizziness (28 people, 28.00%)
  • Joint Pain (27 people, 27.00%)
  • Headache (27 people, 27.00%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (24 people, 24.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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