Review: could Claritin cause Seizures?


Seizures is reported only by a few people who take Claritin. We study 22,946 people who have side effects while taking Claritin from FDA and social media. Among them, 1 have Seizures. Find out below who they are, when they have Seizures and more.

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Claritin has active ingredients of loratadine. It is often used in hypersensitivity. (latest outcomes from Claritin 26,331 users)


Seizures (abnormal excessive or synchronous neuronal activity in the brain) has been reported by people with rashes, confusion, drowsiness, insomnia, memory loss (latest reports from 1,993 Seizures patients).

On Aug, 19, 2016

22,946 people reported to have side effects when taking Claritin.
Among them, 1 person (0.0%) has Seizures

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Claritin cause Seizures?

Time on Claritin when people have Seizures *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 100 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Seizures when taking Claritin *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Seizures when taking Claritin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 100 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Severity if Seizures when taking Claritin **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Urticaria (1 person)
  • Seizures (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Depakote Er (1 person)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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