Top
30
Doctor insights on: Caritin Forurticaria

Share
2

2
I've taken 2 caritins within 6 hrs. Its not working can I take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or Advil congestion and allergy relief?

I've taken 2 caritins within 6 hrs. Its not working can I take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or Advil congestion and allergy relief?

Overmedicating: You have already taken twice the daily maximum dose of an anti-histamine. It is very unlikely that any more anti-histamine will make any difference other than over medicating you. ...Read more

3

3
What is the function of clarimin?

What is the function of clarimin?

Do you mean claritin (loratadine): If you mead claritin, (loratadine) it acts as an antihistamin against allergic conditions. ...Read more

4

4
What happens if I take 3 claratins?

No added benefit: Research has shown that there was some benefit going from 5mg to 10 mg dose, but after that there isn't any and so the max dose was set at 10. It is a nonsedating antihistamine and so I would venture to say that likely you will not feel much different at all. If you have bad allergies symptoms, consult your doc for evaluation and treatment rather oding yourself with claritin (loratadine). Good luck. ...Read more

5

5
Can I take zolooft and cloaritin is it ok to mix?

OK: Zoloft (sertraline) and Claritin are ok to take together. Since they are both daily meds, you can take one in the am and take the other 8-12 hours later. ...Read more

7

7
What will happen if you eat expired yogurt dip? Date on the carton is Sept. 22nd and eaten today 10/28

What will happen if you eat expired yogurt dip? Date on the carton is Sept. 22nd and eaten today 10/28

You should be ok: Don`t worry about it you have no symptoms. Expiration dates are usually generous. Signs of food poisoning would be nausea, vomiting and diarrhea ...Read more

8

8
Is claritan d good for colds?

Is claritan d good for colds?

Yes, it can help.: Cold tips: for sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). * for congestion – saline nose drops or a neti pot. *for anti-inflammatory effect ; mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup.**for hydration- lots of water. Try clear broth. * add honey ; a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. ...Read more

9

9
What are the tests for carditis?

What are the tests for carditis?

Myocarditis: Tests-ekg, blood work, cardiac markers, echo.

Get a more detailed answer ›
10

10
Does claritan make children hyper?

Does claritan make children hyper?

It's unusual, but...: It does happen. Typically, non-sedating antihistamines are well tolerated by children, and the more common side effect is modest sedation. That being said, I have cared for a few kids through the years who have had atypical responses to claritin-like medications. I wonder if tour child has the same response to Diphenhydramine (aka, benadryl). ...Read more

11

11
What are the symptoms of carditis?

What are the symptoms of carditis?

Inflammation.: In medicine the suffix -itis denotes an inflammatory process. Applied to the heart, carditis implies an inflammation of the heart muscle. This can be viral or bacterial in origin or unknown. Symptoms are related to heart failure, including arrhythmias. Treatment are supportive and should be directed toward the cause of the inflammation. ...Read more

12

12
Will taking two claritons harm you?

Will taking two claritons harm you?

No: This antihistamine will not be harmful if you take two although there is no evidence of an additive effect. ...Read more

14

14
Should you take clariton for a cold?

Should you take clariton for a cold?

Can but: It is not going to do much for you. The older antihistamine (benadryl, chlortrimeton etc) possess anti-cholinergic activities which may reduce the runny nose, but the newer ones don't possess much if any of this property. ...Read more

16

16
How long does a dose of claratin last?

24 hours: Claritin (loratadine) should last 24 hours but everyone metabolizes the drug differently. When Claritin (loratadine) was given by prescription some people would be prescribed it twice daily to maximize effect although this does increase sedation. ...Read more

17

17
How long do it take for clartin to kick in?

Within 2 days: Should work quickly if it works for you. ...Read more

18

18
Can you take clariton d 12 hour twice a day?

Yes...but....: Claritin (loratadine) -d 12 hr can be taken twice a day but the 'd', or decongestant, in this drug may keep you awake if taken in the evening. ...Read more

19

19
How come I get shaky when I combine claratin?

Claritin (loratadine): You are combining Claritin (loratadine) with what? Claritin (loratadine) d has a decongestant that causes side effects such as tremors and palpitations. If this is what you are taking, you can take otc plain Claritin (loratadine) without decongestant and you will avoid the side effects. ...Read more

20

20
Is a cretin smarter than an imbecile or moron?

Is a cretin smarter than an imbecile or moron?

Not correct: All these terms are not used in medical talk any more because they are denigrating and demeaning and they do not have a ckear cut medical definition, except for cretinism which we do not see any more. ...Read more

21

21
Does it hurt to take a claritan every 12 hours?

Unlikely: The usual dose of Claritin (loratadine) is once daily. In some circumstances, higher the usual doses of Claritin such as every 12 hours may be used for severe itching or hives. However, this should only be done under the direction of a physician. ...Read more

23

23
What is the definition or description of: carnitine?

What is the definition or description of: carnitine?

See below: Carnitine is a quaternary ammonium compound biosynthesized from the Amino Acids lysine and methionine. In living cells, it is required for the transport of fatty acids from the cytosol into the mitochondria during the breakdown of lipids (fats) for the generation of metabolic energy. It is widely available as a nutritional supplement. ...Read more

24

24
Can I develop an immunity to clariton so it won't work anymore?

See below: People can develop a tolerance to medications. If Claritin does not help, you may want to try allegra, and/or discuss possible nasal steroid sprays with your doctor. ...Read more

25

25
What is clariton, I would like to what exactly is it? What does it do?

What is clariton, I would like to what exactly is it? What does it do?

Antihistamine: It is a non drowsy antihistamine. It helps in allergy. Treats stuffy nose, nasal drainage, itchy eyes and other allergy symptoms. ...Read more

26

26
If I took a ten milligram off brand clartin can I take another 25 mg one?

If I took a ten milligram off brand clartin can I take another 25 mg one?

Check your meds: Loratadine (the ingredient in brand-name Claritin and its generic cousins) only comes as a 10 mg tablet in the US. There are no 25 mg tablets. Please check your medicines as the 25 mg tablet is almost certainly not Claritin. It's impossible to say if you can take these together until you know specifically what they are. ...Read more

27

27
I would like to know what is clariton, is it tablets, what is it good for?

I would like to know what is clariton, is it tablets, what is it good for?

Allergy med: Claritin (loratadine) is an antihistamine commonly used for the treatment of indoor or outdoor allergies. Claritin (loratadine) comes in tablets, liquid gels, chewables, and liquid for children. ...Read more

29

29
If I take a cycle of l carnitin for the duration of 3 weeks, are there any side effects?

Probably OK: Unless you had been taken megadoses. No one knows what the harmful dose is at this point. ...Read more

30

30
What should I do if I accidentally took 20 mg of claritan for 5 days? Overdosed on claritan unintentionally.

What should I do if I accidentally took 20 mg of claritan for 5 days? Overdosed on claritan unintentionally.

Th: Th possible symptoms of an overdose Claritin (loratadine) can include
drowsiness
rapid heart rate (tachycardia)
headaches
feelings of a rapidly or forcefully beating heart (known as heart palpitations)
unusual body movements or muscle contractions
once the drug is absorbed in your body there is little that can be done other that monitor for the symptoms above and treat as indicated. If you experience pronounce symptoms listed above, go to the emergency department immediately. ...Read more

Find us on Facebook