Review: could Loratadine cause Glaucoma?
Summary: Glaucoma is found among people who take Loratadine, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, also take medication Glipizide, and have Multiple myeloma.
We study 9,750 people who have side effects while taking Loratadine from FDA and social media. Among them, 50 have Glaucoma. Find out below who they are, when they have Glaucoma and more.
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Loratadine has active ingredients of loratadine. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from 10,980 Loratadine users)
Glaucoma (increased fluid pressure in the eye with vision loss) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, diabetes, depression, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 19,157 Glaucoma patients)
On Jan, 17, 2015: 9,750 people reported to have side effects when taking Loratadine. Among them, 50 people (0.51%) have Glaucoma.
Time on Loratadine when people have Glaucoma * :
Gender of people who have Glaucoma when taking Loratadine * :
Age of people who have Glaucoma when taking Loratadine * :
Severity of Glaucoma when taking Loratadine ** :
How people recovered from Glaucoma ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple myeloma (10 people, 20.00%)
- Hypertension (7 people, 14.00%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (6 people, 12.00%)
- Hypersensitivity (4 people, 8.00%)
- Diabetes mellitus (3 people, 6.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Glipizide (32 people, 64.00%)
- Gabapentin (31 people, 62.00%)
- Aredia (31 people, 62.00%)
- Zometa (31 people, 62.00%)
- Percocet (30 people, 60.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- Does calritin or loratidine cause fainting?
31 year old healthy male, never takes any medications and rarely gets sick had a bad allergy season and took Claritin (24 hr) once daily for two months.
Randomly had a syncope/fainting episode and a week later still feeling lightheaded/fainting feeling. Also has random bumpy rash on right elbow. All tests, blood work, ct scans, xrays show perfectly normal, healthy adult male.
1) How long does it take to get Claritin out of your system completely after prolonged use?
2) Could fainting be a side effect of Clartiin/loratidine?
- I have been taking bactrim 800/160mg for one week, and since i have been taking it i have more intense cramps and heavier bleeding for a few hours after taking it?
I have an abnormal menstrual cycle due to endometriosis, and am not on any form of contraceptive at this time. I normally have light bleeding every day, but after taking the medication I bleed more and cramp more.
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