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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 66,496 Zyrtec 26,739 Claritin 23,535
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Claritin vs Singulair

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Singulair
Other name: Loratadine (Loratadine)
Other name: Montelukast (Montelukast)
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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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Montelukast (trade names Singulair and Montelo-10) is a leukotriene receptor antagonist (LTRA) used for the maintenance treatment of asthma and to relieve symptoms of seasonal allergy. It is usually administered orally. Montelukast is a Cyst...
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Drowsy
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Sleepy
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Depression
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Joint Pain
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Itchy Eyes
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Ear Infection
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Watery Eyes
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Wheezing
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Sedation
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Weight Gain
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Itching
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Sinus Infections
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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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Montelukast (trade names Singulair and Montelo-10) is a leukotriene receptor antagonist (LTRA) used for the maintenance treatment of asthma and to relieve symptoms of seasonal allergy. It is usually administered orally. Montelukast is a Cyst...
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said alone singulair didn't seem to do much, but when given...
" Allegra and Claritin did not do much for DS's allergies, zyrtec worked well for ...several years.  His allergist added singulair 5 mg to his zyrtec ...it has worked very well to control his allergies (she... "

& claritin b4 singulair & they caused similar side effects...
" I forgot to add my son was also on zyrtec & claritin b4 singulair & they caused similar side effects as singulair but not nearly as severe ...till after... "

the counter yet or not. Back when I had sinus infections (...
" ...next-generation Clairtin product is Singulair. I don't know whether that one is over the counter yet or not. Back when I had sinus infections (before I started on the Claritin) I tried the... "

at lasted for weeks last fall; getting on the Singulair t...
" ...allergy central, and altho Claritin had done the trick for me for a ...too long. Doc had me try Singulair and that worked. Also use a nasal ...(Aug. thru Oct.). I had a beastly sore throat that lasted... "

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or singulair, but he does very well on allegra. Also...
" My 9 year olds tics increase with claritin or singulair, but he does very well on allegra. Also he uses the nasal wash pediatric saline washes up his nose and he says that gives him the most... "

mornings (singulair before bed). This combo is working well...
" Claritin didn't work for either of my kids alone, so we tried Zyrtec ...dice. So now both are on singulair for seasonal allergies. DS ...claritin in the mornings (singulair before bed). This combo is working... "

til my 30s. DD has allergies and singulair works for her to...
" Neither Zyrtec nor Claritin work for me--at all! Singulair is the only thing that ...thing that works for his allergies. FWIW, i never had allergies until my 30s. DD has allergies and singulair... "

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bs & singulair AND benedryl at the onset of a reaction....
" Singulair & Claritin Hello All, We recently went ...a new allergist and he prescribed claritin redi tabs & singulair AND benedryl at the onset of a reaction. Epi to follow if ...brought something in... "

stimulating Singulair. That really helped. I use Flonase...
" ...me off of loratadine (claritin) because it was keeping me awake and gave me less stimulating Singulair. That really helped. I use... "

since I went on Singulair. I'm glad it helps you guys, th...
" ...it doesn't help me. I get great results from Claritin, but I've hardly had ...take it since I went on Singulair. I'm glad it helps... "

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