Claritin and Seizures - from FDA reports
Seizures 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 Keppra, and have Hypersensitivity. This review analyzes which people have Seizures with Claritin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 41,121 people who have side effects when taking Claritin from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Apr, 29, 2017
41,121 people reported to have side effects when taking Claritin.
Among them, 88 people (0.21%) have Seizures
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Claritin when people have Seizures *:
- < 1 month: 100 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Seizures when taking Claritin *:
- female: 75.29 %
- male: 24.71 %
Age of people who have Seizures when taking Claritin *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 10.77 %
- 10-19: 16.92 %
- 20-29: 7.69 %
- 30-39: 18.46 %
- 40-49: 15.38 %
- 50-59: 9.23 %
- 60+: 21.54 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Hypersensitivity (12 people, 13.64%)
- Pain (9 people, 10.23%)
- Narcolepsy (9 people, 10.23%)
- Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (8 people, 9.09%)
- Epilepsy (8 people, 9.09%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Keppra (16 people, 18.18%)
- Klonopin (12 people, 13.64%)
- Flonase (12 people, 13.64%)
- Lamictal (10 people, 11.36%)
- Xyrem (9 people, 10.23%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Memory Loss (14 people, 15.91%)
- Fall (12 people, 13.64%)
- Stress And Anxiety (10 people, 11.36%)
- Pain (10 people, 11.36%)
- Nausea (9 people, 10.23%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Do you have Seizures when taking Claritin?
Claritin has active ingredients of loratadine. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from Claritin 43,295 users)
Seizures (abnormal excessive or synchronous neuronal activity in the brain) has been reported by people with seizures, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, depression, pain (latest reports from 32,220 Seizures patients).
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