Review: could Claritin cause High blood sugar?
We study 22,716 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 (latest outcomes from 24,172 users) has active ingredients of loratadine. It is often used in allergies.
High blood sugar
High blood sugar (high blood sugar) (latest reports from 146,151 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, diabetes, type 2 diabetes, depression, bipolar disorder.
On Aug, 16, 2014: 22,713 people reported to have side effects when taking Claritin. Among them, 115 people (0.51%) have High Blood Sugar. They amount to 0.08% of all the 144,775 people who have High Blood Sugar on eHealthMe.
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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