Review: could Loratadine cause Suicide attempt?
Summary: Suicide attempt is found among people who take Loratadine, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zoloft, and have Bipolar disorder.
We study 9,754 people who have side effects while taking Loratadine from FDA and social media. Among them, 63 have Suicide attempt. Find out below who they are, when they have Suicide attempt and more.
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Loratadine has active ingredients of loratadine. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from 10,982 Loratadine users)
Suicide attempt has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, stress and anxiety, pain, bipolar disorder. (latest reports from 32,157 Suicide attempt patients)
On Feb, 4, 2015: 9,754 people reported to have side effects when taking Loratadine. Among them, 63 people (0.65%) have Suicide Attempt.
Time on Loratadine when people have Suicide attempt * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Suicide attempt||72.73%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||18.18%||9.09%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Suicide attempt when taking Loratadine * :
|Suicide attempt||60.61%||39.39% |
Age of people who have Suicide attempt when taking Loratadine * :
|Suicide attempt||0.00%||0.00%||21.15%||13.46%||21.15%||25.00%||17.31%||1.92% |
Severity of Suicide attempt when taking Loratadine ** :
How people recovered from Suicide attempt ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Bipolar disorder (20 people, 31.75%)
- Smoking cessation therapy (15 people, 23.81%)
- Insomnia (10 people, 15.87%)
- Suicide attempt (10 people, 15.87%)
- Uterine haemorrhage (10 people, 15.87%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zoloft (19 people, 30.16%)
- Chantix (15 people, 23.81%)
- Clonazepam (14 people, 22.22%)
- Seroquel (12 people, 19.05%)
- Synthroid (10 people, 15.87%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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