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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 66,494 Zyrtec 26,739 Claritin 23,535
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Claritin vs Reactine

Claritin
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Reactine
Other name: Loratadine (Loratadine)
Other name: Zyrtec (Zyrtec)
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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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Cetirizine , a second-generation antihistamine, is a major metabolite of hydroxyzine, and a racemic histamine H1 receptor inverse agonist used in the treatment of allergies, hay fever,and urticaria...
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Cla
Drowsy
7
Sleepy
3
Depression
2
Joint Pain
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Itchy Eyes
1
Ear Infection
1
Watery Eyes
1
Wheezing
1
Sedation
1
Weight Gain
1
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Drowsy
9
Sleepy
2
Depression
2
Weight Gain
2
Itchy Eyes
1
Wheezing
1
Watery Eyes
1
Migraines
1
Tingling
1
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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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Cetirizine , a second-generation antihistamine, is a major metabolite of hydroxyzine, and a racemic histamine H1 receptor inverse agonist used in the treatment of allergies, hay fever,and urticaria...
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was on Reactine(Zyrtec) but was taking 3 a DAY to get it to...
" I was on Reactine(Zyrtec) but was taking 3 a DAY to get it to work.I am on Claritin and it's working slightly better, but I've heard the new drugs Allegra and Aerius are... "

have just switched to reactine... so far so good.. b...
" Quote: I took claritan everyday pretty much for two ...effect. I have just switched to reactine... so far so good.. but ...medication 24/7 to surpress... I found out these were my allergies through... "

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wever, when I switched to Reactine, I never found myself ha...
" ...way around. =P I started out using Claritin, and it did nothing for ...me. However, when I switched to Reactine, I never found myself having ...WARNING: Even though you've taken the allergy medicine, IF you... "

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m really having a hard time this April with my allergies/a...
" ...medication. I've been taking Reactine for years but the couple times i took it this pregnancy it made me very drowsy as well. Maybe I'll give Claritin another try. I'm really having a hard time this... "

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Dave, I had the exact problem with Reactine and I asked the...
" Dave, I had the exact problem with Reactine and I asked the pharmacist ...10% of the people felt drowsy from taking Reactine and gave me Claritin instead. She said if Claritin doesn't work, then try... "

either Claritin or reactine). He said it works as a booster...
" Our dr prescribed singulair to be used in ...change up occasionally, usually either Claritin or reactine). He said it works as a... "

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but it stopped working for me. The Reactine works like a...
" ...formula. I used to take Claritin but it stopped working for me.... "

OK but gives me more sides like really dry nose, et...
" ...that seems to help is stinging nettle leaf. That being said, ...Doesn't make me tired like Claritin will. Reactine is OK but gives me more sides... "

guessing you've tried reactine, its better than claritin....
" Quote: i have allergies too, and they've been ...mine arent that bad. im guessing you've tried reactine, its... "

guessing you've tried reactine, its better than claritin....
" i have allergies too, and they've been ...mine arent that bad. im guessing you've tried reactine, its better than... "

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