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claritin & heart palpitations

I started taking claritin and soon had terrifying heart palpitations.  My heart felt as if it were beating outside of my chest, extremely hard and fast.  I was petrified both times it occurred, certain that something was very wrong.  I read online that palpitations can be a side effect of claritin, so I stopped taking it about 6 months ago and haven't had any problems since.  There need to be more studies done, as this was certainly a very unsafe experience.


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