Allergies

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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 64,490 Zyrtec 25,917 Claritin 22,846
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Claritin
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Loratadine
Other name: Loratadine (Loratadine)
Other name: Claritin (Claritin)
3.5
2.5
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Allergies
Itching
Bone Pain*
Seasonal Allergies
Hives*
Sneezing
Congestion
Inflammation
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Taken for:
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Allergies
Itching
Seasonal Allergies
Hives*
Sneezing
Congestion
Inflammation
Bone Pain*
* Off label
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Method of use:
Pill
Method of use:
Pill
Prescribing mode:
OTC
Prescribing mode:
OTC
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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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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Top Concerns
Cla
Drowsy
5
Sinus Infections
3
Sleepy
2
Depression
1
Joint Pain
1
Itchy Eyes
1
Ear Infection
1
Watery Eyes
1
Wheezing
1
Sedation
1
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Lor
Drowsy
10
Sedation
4
Sleepy
2
Sinus Infections
2
Depression
1
Itchy Eyes
1
Dry Mouth
1
Fungal Infection
1
Wheezing
1
High Blood Pressure
1
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Claritin
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Loratadine
Lor
Drowsy
Cla
Lor
5
10
Sinus Infections
Cla
Lor
3
2
Sleepy
Cla
Lor
2
2
Depression
Cla
Lor
1
1
Joint Pain
Cla
Lor
1
0
Itchy Eyes
Cla
Lor
1
1
Ear Infection
Cla
Lor
1
0
Watery Eyes
Cla
Lor
1
0
Wheezing
Cla
Lor
1
1
Sedation
Cla
Lor
1
4
Drowsy
Lor
Cla
10
5
Sedation
Lor
Cla
4
1
Sleepy
Lor
Cla
2
2
Sinus Infections
Lor
Cla
2
3
Depression
Lor
Cla
1
1
Itchy Eyes
Lor
Cla
1
1
Dry Mouth
Lor
Cla
1
0
Fungal Infection
Lor
Cla
1
0
Wheezing
Lor
Cla
1
1
High Blood Pressure
Lor
Cla
1
0
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About Claritin
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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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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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... "

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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...
" ...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 works great and I have no side effects.... "

she prescribed Loratadine (generic Claritin) which...
" ...she prescribed Loratadine (generic Claritin) which used to work for me but has been doing nothing to help me this time around. What do you take? I have watery, itchy eyes. Congested... "

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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... "

is effective for me. A brand name of this drug is...
" ...me. A brand name of this drug is Claritin. I buy Members Mark brand at Sams Club for $15 for 300 tablets which is almost a year's supply. It does not have the drowsy side effects... "

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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