Review: could Loratadine cause Petit mal epilepsy?
This is a review of Petit mal epilepsy by studying 9,583 people who take Loratadine. We analyze: the time on Loratadine when people have Petit mal epilepsy, gender and age of these people, the severity of Petit mal epilepsy, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Loratadine. The review is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Loratadine (latest outcomes from 10,921 users) has active ingredients of loratadine. It is often used in allergies, allergic rhinitis. Commonly reported side effects of Loratadine include nausea, nausea aggravated, breathing difficulty, dyspnoea exacerbated, fatigue.
Petit mal epilepsy
Petit mal epilepsy (absence seizure) (latest reports from 9,239 patients) has been reported by people with epilepsy, convulsion, multiple sclerosis, depression, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
On Mar, 7, 2014: 9,583 people reported to have side effects when taking Loratadine. Among them, 6 people (0.06%) have Petit Mal Epilepsy. They amount to 0.06% of all the 9,235 people who have Petit Mal Epilepsy.
Time on Loratadine when people have Petit mal epilepsy * :
Gender of people who have Petit mal epilepsy when taking Loratadine * :
|Petit mal epilepsy||16.67%||83.33% |
Age of people who have Petit mal epilepsy when taking Loratadine * :
|Petit mal epilepsy||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Severity of Petit mal epilepsy when taking Loratadine ** :
How people recovered from Petit mal epilepsy ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Convulsion (5 people, 83.33%)
- Grand mal convulsion (3 people, 50.00%)
- Rash (3 people, 50.00%)
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (1 people, 16.67%)
- Bipolar disorder (1 people, 16.67%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Depakote (6 people, 100.00%)
- Zyrtec (6 people, 100.00%)
- Benadryl (5 people, 83.33%)
- Albuterol (5 people, 83.33%)
- Dilantin kapseal (4 people, 66.67%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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