Claritin D vs Robitussin

Claritin D
(OTC)
Robitussin
(OTC)
Claritin D is a cough & cold medication.
Robitussin is a mucus relief medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.5
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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4.0
Very Satisfied
Concern level
1.7
Helpfulness
for Cough
2.5
Concern level
1.2
Approval Date
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November 14, 1994
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
6,441 Discussions
42,475 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Allergy
#2 for Congestion
#3 for Cough
#4 for Sneezing
#6 for Common Cold
#7 for Runny Nose
#9 for Flu
Claritin D is approved for Allergy and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Cough
#2 for Flu
#3 for Fever
#4 for Congestion
#5 for Headaches
#6 for Bronchitis
Robitussin is approved for Cough and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Cla
Dizziness
5
Nausea
4
Migraines
3
Palpitations
2
Ear Infection
2
Weight Loss
2
Weight Gain
2
Withdrawal Symptoms
1
Dehydration
1
Wheezing
1
Rob
Vomiting
4
Nausea
3
Addiction
1
Gagging
1
Drowsiness
1
Hallucinations
1
Dizziness
1
Euphoria
1
Withdrawal Symptoms
1
High Blood Pressure
1
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Dizziness
Cla
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5
1
Nausea
Cla
Rob
4
3
Migraines
Cla
Rob
3
0
Palpitations
Cla
Rob
2
0
Ear Infection
Cla
Rob
2
0
Weight Loss
Cla
Rob
2
0
Weight Gain
Cla
Rob
2
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Cla
Rob
1
1
Dehydration
Cla
Rob
1
0
Wheezing
Cla
Rob
1
0
Vomiting
Rob
Cla
4
0
Nausea
Rob
Cla
3
4
Addiction
Rob
Cla
1
0
Gagging
Rob
Cla
1
0
Drowsiness
Rob
Cla
1
0
Hallucinations
Rob
Cla
1
0
Dizziness
Rob
Cla
1
5
Euphoria
Rob
Cla
1
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Rob
Cla
1
1
High Blood Pressure
Rob
Cla
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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Not Available
C Category C
Before taking Robitussin 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 Claritin D and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Robitussin and alcohol.
Method of use
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Dosages
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No methods of use & dosage information found
Liquid: 100 mg/5 mL
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Loratadine/Pseudoephedrine Sulfate
Guaifenesin, Dextromethorphan, Dextromethorphan Hbr/Phenylephrine/Acetaminophen/Chlorphenir
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Claritin D and Robitussin: 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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