Chlor Trimeton vs Claritin

Chlor Trimeton
(OTC)
Claritin
(OTC)
Chlor Trimeton is a systemic antihistamine.
Claritin is a systemic antihistamine.
Satisfaction Score
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No score available
Satisfaction Score
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3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Allergy
2.4
Concern level
1.5
Approval Date
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August 15, 1950
April 12, 1993
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
815 Discussions
76,378 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Allergy
#2 for Itching
#3 for Cough
#4 for Sneezing
#5 for Hives
#7 for Congestion
#8 for Runny Nose
#9 for Flu
Chlor Trimeton is approved for Allergy and Itching and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Allergy
#2 for Itching
#3 for Bone Pain
#4 for Hives
#6 for Sneezing
#7 for Congestion
Claritin is approved for Allergy and Itching and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Chl
High Blood Pressure
7
Dry Mouth
5
Watery Eyes
5
Addiction
4
Depression
4
Nose Bleeds
3
Mood Swings
2
Hair Loss
2
Itchy Eyes
2
Hyperthyroidism
2
Cla
Weight Gain
4
Fungal Infection
3
Weight Loss
2
Palpitations
2
Nose Bleeds
2
Dry Mouth
2
Withdrawal Symptoms
2
Addiction
2
Folliculitis
1
Dry Eyes
1
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High Blood Pressure
Chl
Cla
7
0
Dry Mouth
Chl
Cla
5
2
Watery Eyes
Chl
Cla
5
0
Addiction
Chl
Cla
4
2
Depression
Chl
Cla
4
0
Nose Bleeds
Chl
Cla
3
2
Mood Swings
Chl
Cla
2
0
Hair Loss
Chl
Cla
2
0
Itchy Eyes
Chl
Cla
2
0
Hyperthyroidism
Chl
Cla
2
0
Weight Gain
Cla
Chl
4
0
Fungal Infection
Cla
Chl
3
0
Weight Loss
Cla
Chl
2
0
Palpitations
Cla
Chl
2
0
Nose Bleeds
Cla
Chl
2
3
Dry Mouth
Cla
Chl
2
5
Withdrawal Symptoms
Cla
Chl
2
0
Addiction
Cla
Chl
2
4
Folliculitis
Cla
Chl
1
0
Dry Eyes
Cla
Chl
1
0
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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C Category C
Before taking Chlor Trimeton during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
B Category B
Before taking Claritin 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 Chlor Trimeton and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Claritin and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill, Syrup
Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 4 mg, 8 mg, 12 mg
Syrup: 2 mg/5 mL
Solution: 10 mg/10 mL, 5 mg/5 mL
Tablet: 5 mg, 10 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Chlorpheniramine Maleate
Loratadine
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Chlor Trimeton and Claritin: 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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