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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
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No: There is no addiction to claritin (loratadine). Best wishes.
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Dr. Al Hegab
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40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: There is no addiction to claritin, (loratadine) and the itching u r suffering is from ur allergic skin condition not a withdrawal symptom, just try 2 ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Why ?: Studies during development showed that the body was very tolerant to loratadine, with no significant side effects at twice the recommended dosage. How ... Read More
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Dr. Luis Matos
45 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
It depends-: The full adult dose of Loratadine in other parts of the world is 20 mg. That was the most effective dose. This amount caused a 12-14% drowsiness rate. ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brant Ward
13 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See your doctor: If your symptoms are not controlled with a normal dose, you should be evaluated for other causes and treatments. 2nd-generation antihistamines like Cl ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Yes, but why ?: Studies of loritadine show the medication is well tolerated at twice the recommended 10 mg dose. However, the same studies show no added benefit of th ... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
23 years experience Family Medicine
Seasonal allergies: Claritin, available otc as generic loratadine, is a nonsedating antihistamine, often used for seasonal allergic rhinitis. It is good medicine with low ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Greiwe
12 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Claritin (loratadine) and Zyrtec (cetirizine) are pregnancy category B medications which means that animal reproduction studies have failed to demonst ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Drugs: Nope. Absolutely not.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Bezack
18 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
You shouldn't: Both medications are in the same class called non-sedating antihistamines and are effective for 24 hours. They should not be taken at the same time, b ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
33 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Usual dose: The usual dose of Claritin (loratadine) for people 12 years old and older is 10 mg once a day.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Bezack
18 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
You shouldn't: Both medications are in the same class called non-sedating antihistamines and are effective for 24 hours. They should not be taken at the same time, b ... Read More
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