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What is loratyn use for

A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Allergies: Loratyn (loratadine) a 2nd geberation antihistaminic, non-sedating, except in feew patients.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 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
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
No: 10 mg is the normal dose for loritadine.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 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
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Almost impossible: Why?
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Linda Green
44 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Anytime: Since Loratadine is a non sedating antihistamine it can be taken either morning or night.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 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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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Loratadine: 10mg is the recommende dose, anythiing higher should be under medical guidance. Its safety has been studied up to 40mg a day, but it is sedating at th ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Kanter
20 years experience Geriatrics
Yes: The recommended daily dose of Loratadine is 10mg, but the risk of harm at 20mg is very low.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Why is the question?: if accidentally ingested, which isn't feasible at your age, call poison control center, if otherwise, I don't see any logical reason for asking!

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