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Review: could Claritin cause Palpitations?

We study 22,712 people who have side effects while taking Claritin from FDA and social media. Among them, 719 have Palpitations. Find out below who they are, when they have Palpitations and more.

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Claritin

Claritin (latest outcomes from 24,168 users) has active ingredients of loratadine. It is often used in allergies.

Palpitations

Palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing) (latest reports from 314,389 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, pain.

On Jul, 12, 2014: 22,706 people reported to have side effects when taking Claritin. Among them, 719 people (3.17%) have Palpitations. They amount to 0.23% of all the 314,192 people who have Palpitations on eHealthMe.

Trend of Palpitations in Claritin reports

Time on Claritin when people have Palpitations * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Palpitations78.26%8.70%4.35%1.45%5.80%1.45%0.00%

Gender of people who have Palpitations when taking Claritin * :

FemaleMale
Palpitations78.15%21.85%

Age of people who have Palpitations when taking Claritin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Palpitations0.00%1.53%5.83%5.83%10.58%24.39%22.70%29.14%

Severity of Palpitations when taking Claritin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Palpitations0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Palpitations ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Palpitations25.00%0.00%75.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (45 people, 6.26%)
  2. Hypersensitivity (42 people, 5.84%)
  3. Seasonal allergy (27 people, 3.76%)
  4. Back pain (25 people, 3.48%)
  5. Multiple myeloma (21 people, 2.92%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Claritin-d (143 people, 19.89%)
  2. Vioxx (112 people, 15.58%)
  3. Prilosec (86 people, 11.96%)
  4. Aspirin (86 people, 11.96%)
  5. Lasix (79 people, 10.99%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • Benita on Apr, 2, 2013:

    i have been on claritin for over 2 years and since april last year i started having palpitations. i am generally a healthy person with no chronic illness. late november 2012, a friend mentioned to me that claritin was associated with heart palpitations. i stopped taking it. i still have mild palpitations with less frequency. I am female, 40 years old.

    Reply

  • From this study (3 years ago):

  • I noticed my heart rate getting lower and lower, now at about 43. I'm wondering if it could be the combination of Klor Con (potassium) and Quinapril (ACE Inhibitor) causing this. I also have heart palpitations and can feel my pulse throughout my body. It is uncomfortable to lay on my back.

    Reply

  • From this study (5 years ago):

  • Wondering if this may be causing muscle and joint pain, dizziness, hives, urticaria, swelling, angioedema, shoulder tingling, and more.

    Reply

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