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Allergy is a hypersensitivity of the immune system. Allergic reactions occur when a person's immune system reacts to normally harmles...
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Benadryl 68,123 Zyrtec 27,302 Claritin 24,066
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Benadryl vs Loratadine

Benadryl
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Loratadine
Other name: Unisom (Unisom)
Other name: Claritin (Claritin)
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Allergies
Itching
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Headaches*
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Allergies
Itching
Seasonal Allergies
Hives*
Sneezing
Congestion
Inflammation
Bone Pain*
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Method of use:
Injection, Ointment, Pill
Method of use:
Injection, Ointment, Pill
Prescribing mode:
OTC
Prescribing mode:
OTC
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...
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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...
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Addiction
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Tingling
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Wheezing
1
Chicken Pox
1
Paranoia
1
Nightmares
1
Joint Pain
1
Diabetes
1
Dry Mouth
1
Contractions
1
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Lor
Drowsy
10
Sedation
4
Sleepy
2
Depression
1
Itchy Eyes
1
Dry Mouth
1
Fungal Infection
1
Wheezing
1
Watery Eyes
1
High Blood Pressure
1
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Fungal Infection
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About Benadryl
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...
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About Loratadine
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...
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years loratadine has worked well but this year I ran out...
" The last few years loratadine has worked well but this year I ran out and tried benadryll relief (not one a... "

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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... "

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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... "

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very good I find that Loratidine is better for me, although...
" Ceterizine isn't very good I find that Loratidine is better for me, although I ...round so have to avoid Benadryl, or else I fear I ...may need to remortgage my house In all honesty I fond Benadryl perfect... "

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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... "

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nd she said it had no known bad side affects and r...
" Hi, I've had great success with loratadine, I buy a no-name ...I had started with Benedryl which worked too, but it made me drowsy. I asked my ...long term use of loratadine and she said it had no known bad... "

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e drowsy side-effect out of Loratadine may have reduced it...
" Loratadine is an antihistamine. It doesn't ...the allergens. Loratadine is supposed to work like Benadryl with out the drowsiness, ...better antihistamine. Taking the drowsy side-effect out of Loratadine... "

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nose I use generic loratadine (it's the antihistime...
" ...For the cough I would recommend children's mucinex to break up the ...For running/stuffy nose I use generic loratadine (it's the antihistime in benedryl...it's very cheap and very effective and comes in... "

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ratidine every morning. Something else that helped me wa...
" ...prescribe some meds for me to combat these problems. I use to take two benadryl every night before bedtime and that worked for a while. I ...took a 10 mg. loratidine every morning. Something else... "

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Yes, I switched from Benedryl to Loratadine (Claritin) so I...
" Yes, I switched from Benedryl to Loratadine (Claritin) so I... "

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