Claritin and High blood pressure - from FDA reports


Summary

High blood pressure 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 Vioxx, and have Pain . We study 38,118 people who have side effects while taking Claritin from FDA. Among them, 1,330 have High blood pressure. Find out below who they are, when they have High blood pressure and more.

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Claritin

Claritin has active ingredients of loratadine. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from Claritin 40,206 users)

High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, depression (latest reports from 493,427 High blood pressure patients).

On Jan, 27, 2017

38,118 people reported to have side effects when taking Claritin.
Among them, 1,330 people (3.49%) have High Blood Pressure


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Claritin cause High blood pressure?

Time on Claritin when people have High Blood Pressure *:

  • < 1 month: 55.7 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 15.19 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.06 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.59 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 15.19 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 1.27 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have High Blood Pressure when taking Claritin *:

  • female: 69.43 %
  • male: 30.57 %

Age of people who have High Blood Pressure when taking Claritin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.65 %
  • 10-19: 0.92 %
  • 20-29: 2.59 %
  • 30-39: 6.37 %
  • 40-49: 15.6 %
  • 50-59: 28.99 %
  • 60+: 44.88 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (129 people, 9.70%)
  • Hypersensitivity (120 people, 9.02%)
  • Depression (79 people, 5.94%)
  • Osteoporosis (68 people, 5.11%)
  • Arthritis (66 people, 4.96%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vioxx (316 people, 23.76%)
  • Prilosec (221 people, 16.62%)
  • Lipitor (209 people, 15.71%)
  • Lasix (162 people, 12.18%)
  • Ambien (158 people, 11.88%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Stress And Anxiety (301 people, 22.63%)
  • Dizziness (295 people, 22.18%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (289 people, 21.73%)
  • Fatigue (274 people, 20.60%)
  • Chest Pain (274 people, 20.60%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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