Claritin and Upper respiratory tract infection - from FDA reports


Summary

Upper respiratory tract infection 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 Prilosec, and have Pain. This review analyzes which people have Upper respiratory tract infection 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, 22, 2017

41,121 people reported to have side effects when taking Claritin.
Among them, 276 people (0.67%) have Upper Respiratory Tract Infection


Number of reports submitted per year:

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Time on Claritin when people have Upper Respiratory Tract Infection *:

  • < 1 month: 50.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 16.67 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Upper Respiratory Tract Infection when taking Claritin *:

  • female: 74.45 %
  • male: 25.55 %

Age of people who have Upper Respiratory Tract Infection when taking Claritin *:

  • 0-1: 0.42 %
  • 2-9: 2.1 %
  • 10-19: 2.1 %
  • 20-29: 1.68 %
  • 30-39: 7.14 %
  • 40-49: 26.47 %
  • 50-59: 27.31 %
  • 60+: 31.93 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (49 people, 17.75%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (41 people, 14.86%)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (29 people, 10.51%)
  • Depression (29 people, 10.51%)
  • Hypersensitivity (24 people, 8.70%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Prilosec (86 people, 31.16%)
  • Vioxx (63 people, 22.83%)
  • Prednisone (54 people, 19.57%)
  • Neurontin (53 people, 19.20%)
  • Lasix (52 people, 18.84%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Breathing Difficulty (88 people, 31.88%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (82 people, 29.71%)
  • Sinusitis (81 people, 29.35%)
  • Pain (81 people, 29.35%)
  • Chest Pain (75 people, 27.17%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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