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Doctor insights on: Alavert Warnings And Recalls

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Are there particular foods or medications I should avoid while i'm taking alavert?

Are there particular foods or medications I should avoid while i'm taking alavert?

Yes: Some relatively unusual medicines for heart rhythm problems (amiodarone), some medicines for diabetes (pramlintide or symlin) should not be used with alavert unless you have discussed it with your doctor. Also talk to your doctor before using other antihistamines (like claritin, (loratadine) benedryl, atarax, zyrtec or the like) or drinking alcohol. Foods are not really a problem. ...Read more

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Could phenylephrine and alavert be taken together?

Drug interactions: NO drug interactions were noted (http://www.drugs.com/interactions-check.php?drug_list=1853-0,1486-897)

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Can primatene tablets and alavert be taken together?

Can primatene tablets and alavert be taken together?

Drug interactions.: No drug interactions were noted on Drugs.Com drug interaction checker – but that is not a guarantee that an interaction could not occur. ...Read more

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What is in alavert? Could I be allergic to part of it?

What is in alavert? Could I be allergic to part of it?

Possibly: The active ingredient is loratidine, a newer antihistamine. Typically it is unusual to be allergic to an antihistamine, however there are more ingredients involved in manufacturing these products. Typically there are binders, fillers, coloring etc. All of these can rarely cause an allergic reaction. ...Read more

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Will anything terrible happen if I miss a dose of alavert?

No: You should not have much of a problem missing just one dose of alavert. It is a long acting antihistamine, so likely the most you might notice is an increase in allergy symptoms. ...Read more

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How long does an alavert allergy usually last?

How long does an alavert allergy usually last?

Variable: It all depends. What were the allergic symptoms....Skin, breathing, GI tract, cardiac. Usually an allergic reaction can be between 2 hours to 7 days based on the reaction and many other factors. ...Read more

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Are Claritin (loratadine) and alavert the same?

Are Claritin (loratadine) and alavert the same?

Generic: Both Claritin (loratadine) and Alavert contain the same active ingredient, Loratadine. Claritin (loratadine) is the original brand name for this drug, and Alavert is one of the less expensive generic forms. They should both work the same for most people. ...Read more

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Can i take alavert d and tamiflu (oseltamivir) together?

Can i take alavert d and tamiflu (oseltamivir) together?

Yes: Alavert d is for allergies. Tamiflu (oseltamivir) is to decrease the symptoms and length of time you have a flu. You can take them together, but you usually don't need to since tamiflu (oseltamivir) is only useful if you do have the flu and it is very early in the course and your symptoms are likely from the flu instead of allergies. If you have allergies, it is useless to use tamiflu (oseltamivir). ...Read more