Loratadine and Pericarditis - from FDA reports


Pericarditis is found among people who take Loratadine, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old also take medication Ramipril, and have Relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 24,937 people who have side effects when taking Loratadine from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Oct, 11, 2018

24,937 people reported to have side effects when taking Loratadine.
Among them, 16 people (0.06%) have Pericarditis


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Loratadine cause Pericarditis?

Gender of people who have Pericarditis when taking Loratadine *:

  • female: 50 %
  • male: 50 %

Age of people who have Pericarditis when taking Loratadine *:

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis (reoccurrence of an inflammatory disease in which the insulating covers of nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord are damaged): 3 people, 18.75%
  2. Multiple Myeloma (cancer of the plasma cells): 2 people, 12.50%
  3. Type 2 Diabetes: 1 person, 6.25%
  4. Preventive Health Care: 1 person, 6.25%
  5. Multiple Sclerosis (a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath): 1 person, 6.25%

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Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Aspirin: 6 people, 37.50%
  2. Mirtazapine: 6 people, 37.50%
  3. Omeprazole: 6 people, 37.50%
  4. Sertraline: 6 people, 37.50%
  5. Ramipril: 6 people, 37.50%

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Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Chest Pain: 4 people, 25.00%
  2. Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (atrial fibrillation and flutter are abnormal heart rhythms in which the atria, or upper chambers of the heart, are out of sync with the ventricles): 3 people, 18.75%
  3. Back Pain: 3 people, 18.75%
  4. Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure): 3 people, 18.75%
  5. Herpes Zoster: 3 people, 18.75%

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

FDA reports used in this study



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