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A 39-year-old member asked:

Can you tell me how much time after starting claritin (loratadine) before one should feel some results?

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Dr. Sanford Archer
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 40 years experience
1-2 days: Claritin (loratadine) works quickly, within 1-2 hours but depending on symptoms, may take several days to see a result.
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How much time does it take Claritin (loratadine) to work?

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Dr. Alex Martinez
Specializes in Allergy
Within 1-2 hrs: Claritin (loratadine) is well-absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract and its effect is often felt within 1-2 hours. Claritin is metabolized in the liver into Desloratadine (the main ingredient in clarinex) which can stay in your system for many hours, allowing these antihistamines to be dosed once daily.
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