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Claritin

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Loratadine

OTC
/ 8,228 posts
Other Names: Claritin   Alavert
Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 56,182 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 8,228 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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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... 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
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Top 3 Concerns
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Sinus Infections
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By Bingrui
January 11, 2014
Bingrui wrote
Morning Sinus
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By Elaine
September 20, 2013
Elaine wrote
Claritin vs. Tylenol Sinus
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What patients are saying about Claritin vs. Loratadine

2,268 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...
I take Loratadine 10 mg once in 24 hours with good results....
...I had taken Claritin for years but found it made me hyper and sleepless at ...found in Claritin. Now I take Loratadine 10 mg once in 24 hours with good results. Bonus : Ch...
daily during allergy season. It doesn't keep me...
...I've had a couple of sinus infections. What seems to work for me is to start taking Claritin(Loratadine) daily during allergy season. It doesn't keep me...
the worst. For me it works great and I have no side effects...
...the generic form of Claritin called loratadine because it is cheaper. I take a 10 mg. tablet once a day every day in the summer months because that's when my hives are the worst. For me it...
OTC claritin (Loratadine) and am doing fine on that. My...
...me, but I started taking OTC claritin (Loratadine) and am doing fine on that. My OB has no problems with it. My sister is also pregnant and her OB does not want her taking Claritin, so I think ea...
loratadine. Its still helping me with everything...
...take 2 pills of Benadryl each ...switched to taking Claritin one pill a day because Benadryl made me drowsy in the day Claritin's main ingredient is micronized loratadine. Its still helping me w...
have for years. I have not noticed any negative side effects...
...and have for years. I have not noticed any negative side effects from it. Unless it was the Claritin causing all my...
you could be allergic to loratidine or to an ingredient...
Claritin is one of my maintenance meds because it helps with my chronic hives. It helps slightly with my environmental ...could be allergic to loratidine or to an ingredient in the med. I'm...
moms out there take it and whether you've had no side effec...
...(loratadine, 10mg daily) for my indoor/outdoor allergies, and so far the info on it compared with breastfeeding has been vague, though \"usually considered compatible with breastfeeding.\" I was...
drug is loratadine and the Walmart kind works fine for me
...see talks about regular Claritin. I think that works better for most ...and and name brand Claritin can be a little expensive, but the generic drug is loratadine and the Walmart kind works fine...
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