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Dr. Corey Clay
10 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: A good idea for self-medicating cold/sinus symptoms is to list your symptoms and present the list to the pharmacist who can guide you through the lita ... Read More

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: No problem.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Antihistamines are usually safe even when the dose is doubled.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
14 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes you can: You can double the otc Claritin (loratadine) dose. There are no serious side effects.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
56 years experience Pediatrics
Antihistamine: Claritin (loratadine) is given only once a day. Wait another 24 hours to repeat the dose.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kristin Sokol
12 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: Claritin (loratadine) is an oral antihistamine that has minimal side effects, even when taking a large dose. You will not have any problems with twice ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
No: 10 mg is the normal dose for loritadine.
A male asked:
Dr. Michael Rupp
21 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Depends: Loratadine is FDA approved for 10mg once daily for the treatment of allergic rhinitis. It is often used at twice daily doses in the treatment of chro ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Matos
45 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
It may make u Drowsy: The full adult dose of Loratadine in other parts of the world is 20 mg. This amount caused a 12-14% drowsiness rate. The 10 mg dose was tested in the ... Read More
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A 13-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvaro Reymunde
7 years experience Pediatrics
Monitor: He should be OK. He might have some dry mouth and maybe a bit sleepy. I woyld not worry too much. If you notice anything out of the ordinary go to th ... Read More

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