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Review: could Claritin cause Palpitations (Heart palpitations)?





Summary: Palpitations 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 Claritin-d, and have Pain.

We study 22,730 people who have side effects while taking Claritin from FDA and social media. Among them, 720 have Palpitations. Find out below who they are, when they have Palpitations and more.

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Claritin

Claritin has active ingredients of loratadine. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from Claritin 24,193 users)

Palpitations

Palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, pain.(latest reports from Palpitations 51,029 patients)

On Dec, 13, 2014: 22,730 people reported to have side effects when taking Claritin. Among them, 720 people (3.17%) have Palpitations.

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
Palpitations77.14%8.57%4.29%1.43%5.71%1.43%1.43%

Gender of people who have Palpitations when taking Claritin * :

FemaleMale
Palpitations78.18%21.82%

Age of people who have Palpitations when taking Claritin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Palpitations0.00%1.53%5.82%5.82%10.57%24.35%22.82%29.10%

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
Palpitations20.00%0.00%80.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (45 people, 6.25%)
  2. Hypersensitivity (42 people, 5.83%)
  3. Seasonal allergy (27 people, 3.75%)
  4. Back pain (25 people, 3.47%)
  5. Multiple myeloma (21 people, 2.92%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Claritin-d (143 people, 19.86%)
  2. Vioxx (112 people, 15.56%)
  3. Aspirin (86 people, 11.94%)
  4. Prilosec (86 people, 11.94%)
  5. Lasix (79 people, 10.97%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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