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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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Desloratadine
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Loratadine
Other name: Clarinex (Clarinex)
Other name: Claritin (Claritin)
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Desloratadine is a drug used to treat allergy. It is marketed under several trade names such as NeoClarityn, Claramax, Clarinex, Larinex, Aerius, Dazit, Azomyr and Delot. It is an active metabolite of lora...
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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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Drowsy
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Sedation
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Dry Mouth
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Depression
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Itchy Eyes
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Heart Attack
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Wheezing
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Watery Eyes
1
Withdrawal
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High Blood Pressure
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Drowsy
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Sedation
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Dry Mouth
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Fungal Infection
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About Desloratadine
Desloratadine is a drug used to treat allergy. It is marketed under several trade names such as NeoClarityn, Claramax, Clarinex, Larinex, Aerius, Dazit, Azomyr and Delot. It is an active metabolite of lora...
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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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ones so I switched to loratadine this year (although my...
" ...so I switched to loratadine this year (although my GP actually gave me desloratadine) - I have found cetirizine slightly better in the past but am not doing too badly on loratadine so far. I... "

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I found the generic loratadine more effective than branded...
" ...varying brands of my hayfever tablets and I've ...think of it, I found the generic loratadine more effectiv... "

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www.asthma.org.uk
the added bonus of aiding occular symptoms (ie itchy eyes...
" ...is third generation, loratadine is 2nd generation i ...between desloratadine and loratadine is that des has the added bonus of aiding occular symptoms (ie itchy eyes). I wrote a... "

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of it! I use desloratadine. However, as with all things...
" ...short of it! I use desloratadine. However, as with all ...and therefore GPs often start with loratadine or similar due to ...However, if you've always had desloratadine or used loratadine b... "

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desloratadine, or loratadine cause these same side effects.
" ...of the body, it is possible that the flow of breast milk may be reduced in some patients. It is not known yet whether cetirizine, desloratadine, or loratadine cause these same side effects.... "

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spring she has been on loratadine because the asthma nurse...
" ...DD's on desloratadine (Neoclarityn). Much better than ...spring she has been on loratadine because the asthma ...the prescription changed, put her back on desloratadine, and she bucked... "

doesn't do anything for me, fexofenadine...
" ...work for different people apparently. Loratadine/desloratadine doesn't do anything for me, fexofenadine works, but cetirizine is the best (and the derivative levocetirizine,... "

found desloratadine to be the best for me, apparently it...
" Ive found desloratadine to be the best for me, apparently it ...and the same with normal loratadine. My docs switched me to ...its cheaper for them than desloratadine -_- but I got it... "

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desloratadine does seem to be more effective in quite...
" Hi Emily, Could you point me in the direction of the references for the potency of desloratadine? My reading has mainly ...it to patients desloratadine does seem to be more effective in quite a... "

then I went on to desloratadine which was better, but not...
" ...on over-the-counter ones (cetrizine, loratadine), you might need to ...6 months, then I went on to desloratadine which was better, but not particularly ...my GP has given my fexofenadine and ... "

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