Review: could Claritin cause High blood sugar (Hyperglycemia)?
Summary: High blood sugar 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 Ambien, and have Depression. We study 22,751 people who have side effects while taking Claritin from FDA and social media. Among them, 115 have High blood sugar. Find out below who they are, when they have High blood sugar and more.
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Claritin has active ingredients of loratadine. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from 24,212 Claritin users)
High blood sugar
High blood sugar (high blood sugar) has been reported by people with diabetes, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, depression, bipolar disorder. (latest reports from 17,136 High blood sugar patients)
On Apr, 29, 2015: 22,748 people reported to have side effects when taking Claritin. Among them, 115 people (0.51%) have High Blood Sugar.
Time on Claritin when people have High blood sugar * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|High blood sugar||50.00%||25.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||25.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have High blood sugar when taking Claritin * :
|High blood sugar||64.10%||35.90% |
Age of people who have High blood sugar when taking Claritin * :
|High blood sugar||0.00%||0.00%||0.88%||0.88%||11.40%||30.70%||12.28%||43.86% |
Severity of High blood sugar when taking Claritin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|High blood sugar||0.00%||66.67%||0.00%||33.33% |
How people recovered from High blood sugar ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|High blood sugar||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (18 people, 15.65%)
- Pain (17 people, 14.78%)
- Bipolar disorder (13 people, 11.30%)
- Anxiety (12 people, 10.43%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (11 people, 9.57%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Ambien (30 people, 26.09%)
- Vioxx (29 people, 25.22%)
- Zometa (28 people, 24.35%)
- Prilosec (27 people, 23.48%)
- Albuterol (26 people, 22.61%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (6 years ago):
Sugar readings are much higher than normal
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