Betamethasone vs Loratadine

Betamethasone
Loratadine
(OTC)
Loratadine is a systemic antihistamine.
Satisfaction Score
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4.2
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.9
Very Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Itching
2.9
Concern level
1.3
Helpfulness
for Itching
2.5
Concern level
1.7
Approval Date
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Not Available
January 21, 2003
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
6,518 Discussions
11,485 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Itching
#2 for Rash
#3 for Psoriasis
#4 for Eczema
#5 for Dermatitis
#6 for Asthma
#7 for Skin Problems
Betamethasone is approved for Itching, Rash, Psoriasis and Eczema and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Allergy
#2 for Itching
#4 for Hives
#5 for Sneezing
#6 for Congestion
#7 for Bone Pain
Loratadine is approved for Allergy, Itching and Seasonal Allergies and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. In addition, our data suggest that it is taken for Hives, although it is not approved for this condition.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Bet
Hair Loss
5
Weight Gain
3
Nausea
3
High Blood Pressure
2
Drowsiness
2
Withdrawal Symptoms
1
Fever
1
Stretch Marks
1
Skin Atrophy
1
Bruise
1
Lor
Depression
2
Fungal Infection
2
Dry Mouth
2
Watery Eyes
2
Folliculitis
1
Weight Gain
1
Withdrawal Symptoms
1
Weight Loss
1
Addiction
1
Hair Loss
1
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Hair Loss
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Lor
5
1
Weight Gain
Bet
Lor
3
1
Nausea
Bet
Lor
3
0
High Blood Pressure
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Lor
2
0
Drowsiness
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Lor
2
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Bet
Lor
1
1
Fever
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Lor
1
0
Stretch Marks
Bet
Lor
1
0
Skin Atrophy
Bet
Lor
1
0
Bruise
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Lor
1
0
Depression
Lor
Bet
2
0
Fungal Infection
Lor
Bet
2
0
Dry Mouth
Lor
Bet
2
0
Watery Eyes
Lor
Bet
2
0
Folliculitis
Lor
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1
0
Weight Gain
Lor
Bet
1
3
Withdrawal Symptoms
Lor
Bet
1
1
Weight Loss
Lor
Bet
1
0
Addiction
Lor
Bet
1
0
Hair Loss
Lor
Bet
1
5
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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Not Available
B Category B
Before taking Loratadine during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Loratadine and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Dosages
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No methods of use & dosage information found
Tablet: 5 mg, 10 mg, 10 mg (Rapid)
Capsule: 10 mg
Solution: 5 mg/5 mL
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Betamethasone , Betamethasone Valerate
Loratadine
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Betamethasone and Loratadine: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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