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does claritan affect the heart

A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ehsan Ansari
29 years experience Cardiology
Plain Claritin (loratadine): Claritin (loratadine) d contains Pseudoephedrine a sympathimemitic drug. It can cause arrhythmias and hypertension. I suggest to replace Claritin (lor ... Read More

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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Nino
37 years experience Family Medicine
Palpitations: The decongestant in Claritin (loratadine) d is pseudephedrine. It is known to act like a stimulant in some people that may cause rapid heart rate and ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Celebrex (celecoxib): Although less likely than other nsaids in causing sodium retention, Celebrex (celecoxib) is capable of it. Are you consuming a lot of sodium in your ... Read More
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Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
? Celebrex (celecoxib): There are several possible causes. Celebrex (celecoxib) may cause fluid retention in some individuals.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience Pediatrics
Possible: The decongestant can elevate the heart rate.
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
D: the D component can cause heart rate and blood pressure to go up
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shahin Tavackoli
22 years experience Cardiology
Not usually: Claritin (loratadine)-d can cause elevated BP in those who already suffer from hypertension. Claritin (loratadine) can cause arrhythmias (disorders o ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diana Metzger
29 years experience Cardiology
Yes, any "D" drug : The "d" in claritin-d, or Mucinex (guaifenesin) - d and others, all stand for decongestant. Decongestants are medications that stimulate the adrenal ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Maria Guerra
6 years experience Pharmacology
Not a common effect: Yes, Claritin (loratadine) can cause heart palpitations, it is not one of the common side effects of this medication but it is a complaint I have hear ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Stern
45 years experience Cardiology
Yes decongestants: Yes decongestants , such as sudafed will raise heart rate and cause palpitations. So Claritin (loratadine) d will, but plain Claritin (loratadine) is ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Should be fine: The medicatios are helpful in some and do not interfere with each other if used at the same time.I would make sure the kids stomach settles between me ... Read More

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