Log in to your
account.
Quick sign up
It only takes a millisecond.
Terms and Conditions
Forgot your password?
No problem, we can help.
Enter your email address below, and you'll receive and email containing a link to reset your password.
Password reset
A confirmation email with a link to reset your password has been sent to at your request.
Please check your email and click on the link.
We do our best, but if you don't hear from us in a minute or two, please check your spam email folder.
For further assistance please contact us at support@treato.com.
Treato My Voice
Share your thoughts, experiences and ideas which could help others.
Please, no commercial content and no spam.
Make sure you enter your email address correctly so we can let you know when it goes live after a short moderation process.
The name that will be displayed with your story
Your email address will not be displayed on Treato, and will never be shared.
 
 
Thank you for sharing
Our editorial team will review this shortly and we will inform you once it goes live.
Treato My Voice
Thank you for sharing!
Your post was added to treato.com.
You’re one step away from being a registered user on Treato.
Just choose a password, and you’re done!
Treato My Voice
NOTE: All My Voice posts are carefully monitored by the Treato tream.
Your privacy is important. Treato will never sell or give your email address to a third party.
How to use bookmarks
Bookmarks allow you to easily access Treato pages that interest you through the My Treato
panel on the right
help-img
Successfully bookmarked the
page!
Bookmarks allow you to easily access Treato pages that interest you
through the My Treato panel on the right
help-img
To save and access your bookmarks from any browser, you need to be
logged in or create an account in 5 seconds.
Successfully bookmarked the
page!
You now have bookmarks. In order not to lose them, we recommend that you sign up or log in.
Security check
Let us know that you are a human.
Type the characters you see in the picture below
Submit

Benadryl

OTC
/ 281,475 posts

Loratadine

OTC
/ 7,709 posts
Other Names: Claritin   Alavert
Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 281,475 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
Learn more
Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 7,709 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
Learn more
Benadryl (diphen) is a brand name allergy medicine marketed over-the-counter drug by Johnson & Johnson subsidiary McNeil Consumer Healthcare. Prior to 2007, Benadryl was marketed by Pfizer. Benadryl was invented by George Rieveschl and first made publicl... Read more on Wikipedia
Loratadine (International Nonproprietary Name) is a second-generation H1 antagonist drug used to treat allergies. Structurally, it is closely related to tricyclic antidepressants such as imipramine, and distantly related to the atypical antipsychotic que... Read more on Wikipedia
Concern level
Top 3 Concerns
Addiction
Did you have
this too?
Sinus Infections
Hallucinations
Concern level
Top 3 Concerns
Drowsy
Did you have
this too?
Sedation
Sinus Infections
See all concerns, alternative treatments and more
See all concerns, alternative treatments and more
Treato Video
Follow us
share this page
Help people by sharing experiences you've had with Benadryl or Loratadine - your story could impact others.
Treato My Voice
By Jenn K
June 22, 2014
Jenn K wrote
Benadryl Rage - WHO KNEW !?
Comment on this post
By Bingrui
January 11, 2014
Bingrui wrote
Morning Sinus
Comment on this post
By Seroquel needed or did I whip this condition
August 20, 2013
Seroquel needed or did I whip this condition wrote
Seroquel for antiphycotic and Sleep
Comment on this post

What patients are saying about Benadryl vs. Loratadine

723 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
John said), loratadine as well (Claritin), with no problems...
...PLENTY of Benadryl (same compound as John said), loratadine as well (Claritin), with...
years loratadine has worked well but this year I ran out...
...last few years loratadine has worked well but this year I ran out and tried benadryll relief (not one a...
you drowsy. Loratadine is the best OTC antihistamine that...
screw benadryl, vistoril is ok but also makes you drowsy. Loratadine is the best OTC antihistamine that wont...
is effective for me. A brand name of this drug is...
Loratadine is effective for me. A brand name of this drug is Claritin. I buy Members Mark ...not have the drowsy side effects of Benadryl and is cheap. Allegra is also very effecti...
and then switched over to Loratadine (Claritin) or Zyrtec...
...four years now with no side effects. I was taking Benedryl when I first started infusions, and then switched over to Loratadine (Claritin) or Zyrtec because either...
very good I find that Loratidine is better for me, although...
...very good I find that Loratidine is better for me, ...so have to avoid Benadryl, or else I fear I may need to remortgage my house In all honesty I fond Benadryl perfect and works sooo much mor...
that the non-drowsy antihistmine, loratidine, works better...
...and pain. I hate benadryl, so, I've found that the non-drowsy antihistmine, loratidine, works better for me. Astelin drops help some. So does ...that has actually reduced the pain and has giv...
Same here. I take prescription loratadine and benadryll and...
Same here. I take prescription loratadine and benadryll and the temporarily work, I also have Flonase nasal spray and pulmacourt...
I've had great success with loratadine, I buy a no-name...
...I've had great success with loratadine, I buy a ...than Claritin. I had started with Benedryl which worked too, but it made me drowsy. I asked my doctor about long term use of loratadine and she...
the drowsy side-effect out of Loratadine may have reduced...
Loratadine is an antihistamine. It doesn't ...allergens. Loratadine is supposed to work like Benadryl with out the ...antihistamine. Taking the drowsy side-effect out of Loratadine may have ...
feedback