Review: could Claritin cause Thyroid disorder (Thyroid diseases)?
Summary: Thyroid disorder is found among people who take Claritin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Synthroid, and have Multiple myeloma.
We study 22,736 people who have side effects while taking Claritin from FDA and social media. Among them, 57 have Thyroid disorder. Find out below who they are, when they have Thyroid disorder and more.
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Claritin has active ingredients of loratadine. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from 24,197 Claritin users)
Thyroid disorder (thyroid diseases) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, hypothyroidism. (latest reports from 18,184 Thyroid disorder patients)
On Jan, 27, 2015: 22,736 people reported to have side effects when taking Claritin. Among them, 57 people (0.25%) have Thyroid Disorder.
Time on Claritin when people have Thyroid disorder * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Thyroid disorder||0.00%||16.67%||16.67%||0.00%||0.00%||66.67%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Thyroid disorder when taking Claritin * :
|Thyroid disorder||90.74%||9.26% |
Age of people who have Thyroid disorder when taking Claritin * :
|Thyroid disorder||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||1.89%||9.43%||28.30%||60.38% |
Severity of Thyroid disorder when taking Claritin ** :
How people recovered from Thyroid disorder ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple myeloma (11 people, 19.30%)
- Osteoporosis (8 people, 14.04%)
- Blood cholesterol (7 people, 12.28%)
- Hypersensitivity (5 people, 8.77%)
- Osteopenia (5 people, 8.77%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Synthroid (34 people, 59.65%)
- Premarin (32 people, 56.14%)
- Aspirin (24 people, 42.11%)
- Lipitor (21 people, 36.84%)
- Fosamax (20 people, 35.09%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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