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Can I take Claritin (loratadine) for allergies when 7 months pregnant?

Can I take Claritin (loratadine) for allergies when 7 months pregnant?

Yes: Claratin is pregnancy cat b, probably safe. Always be wary of any drugs in pregnancy and clear them with your OB first. ...Read more

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Dr. Sheila Smith
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Is it safe to take zyrtec or Claritin (loratadine) while pregnant? I'm 37 years old, 6 weeks pregnant and have seasonal allergies.

Both : Both zyrtec and Claritin (loratadine) are classified by the fda (the U.S. Food and drug administration) as pregnancy category b drugs, meaning there is no known risk to pregnant women or their babies. So there is no evidence that either one is harmful. Let your OB doctor know all the drugs and supplements you are taking. Best wishes with your pregnancy and congratulations! ...Read more

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I'm 12 weeks pregnant and Claritin (loratadine) is not touching me. history of premature membrane rupture at 27 weeks, what allergy meds can I take?

I'm 12 weeks pregnant and Claritin (loratadine) is not touching me. history of premature membrane rupture at 27 weeks, what allergy meds can I take?

Several options: For pregnant patients with allergic rhinitis there are several options that start with the most benign to those that are cat b in pregnancy ( which means as best as we can tell the med is safe). Nasal saline then otc Nasalcrom and then nasal steroids ( only those that are cat b in pregnancy). ...Read more

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Any drug interactions while taking stelara (ustekinumab)? Okay to take Claritin for allergies?

Any drug interactions while taking stelara (ustekinumab)? Okay to take Claritin for allergies?

Claritin (loratadine) ok: the major interactions with Stelara (ustekinumab) (mAb against IL-12 and IL-23) include decreased vaccine efficacy and concern for immune suppression when added to other suppressive drugs. Use of Claritin is ok. ...Read more

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When if the bes ttime to take Claritin (loratadine) allergy medicine?

When if the bes ttime to  take Claritin (loratadine) allergy medicine?

Morning: Claritin (loratadine) is a once daily, non-sedating antihistamine. Though it is advertised to last 24 hours, it generally lasts about 17 or 18 hours. Thus, to get "all day" relief, it is best taken in the morning. ...Read more

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With allergy drugs such as astemizole can I take claritin (loratadine)?

Combine astemizole: Generally you don't need to but occasionally you can safely combine them for flareups. ...Read more

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Can a person safely take Claritin (loratadine) or allegra for allergies?

Can a person safely take Claritin (loratadine) or allegra for allergies?

They are safe meds: Claritin/allegra, available otc as generic loratadine/fexofenadine, are nonsedating antihistamines, often used for seasonal allergic rhinitis. They are relatively good medicines with low incidence of side effects. Also sold in combo with decongestant, -d (pseudoephedrine), for those having much trouble with nasal congestion. If u have trouble and these meds not adequate, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can I take Claritin (loratadine) in the morning and zyrtec at night..Allergies are just that bad..

Can I take Claritin (loratadine) in the morning and zyrtec at night..Allergies are just that bad..

Should be OK: I have also found that seasonal allergies can benefit from a sinus rinse using a Neilmed (for example), a little teapot like container with saltwater. If you take the antihistamine in the am and pm I do not think they have to be the same brand. ...Read more

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Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more


Dr. Ashraf Abdel Azeem
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Claritin (Definition)

Claritin is a non-sedating antihistamine which is a kind of antihistamine type drug (common ...Read more