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Side effects for clarinex-d 24 hour?

Side effects for clarinex-d 24 hour?

Palpitations,: Palpitations and anxiety are common side effects of the pseudo-ephedrine part of clarinex-d. Dry mouth is a common side effect of the anti-histamine part. ...Read more

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Are there any allergy meds comparable to clarinex-d?

Are there any allergy meds comparable to clarinex-d?

Multiple: Clarinex-d is an antihistamine/decongestant combination. While not exactly the same antihistamines claritin-d, zyrtec-d and Allegra-D are other antihistamine/decongestant combinations that are available over-the-counter. ...Read more

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Please tell me if there are any allergy meds comparable to clarinex-d?

Please tell me if there are any allergy meds comparable to clarinex-d?

Anti histamine : Allegra-D, Claritin-D, Zyrtec-D are all second generation antihistamine plus and vaso constrictor pseudonephrine. They are similar in action. ...Read more

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What is the difference between loratadine and desloratidine?

Almost identical: Despite claims, in practice Not much. Just a minor modification of the molecule as one is a metabolic derivative of the other. The efficacy is about the same. ...Read more

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What are the differences between loratadine and desloratidine in how well it works or how long it lasts?

What are the differences between loratadine and desloratidine in how well it works or how long it lasts?

Take one, get both: When you take loratidine, your liver breaks it down to desloratine which is actually responsible for the anti-histamine effects you need. Desloratidine has a much longer effect (28 hours) than loratidine (8 hours) which is why loratidine lasts such a long time. ...Read more

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Can I use Claritin (loratadine) as a substitute for clarinex?

Can I use Claritin (loratadine) as a substitute for clarinex?

Yes: Clarinex (desloratadine) has only slight differences in chemical structure from the original product of Claritin and in my clinical experience you will not notice any difference in relieving your allergy symptoms. The generic of claritin, loratadine, is also much less expensive and is available at most drug stores. ...Read more

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In terms of molecular content, is Claritin (loratadine) any different from clarinex?

In terms of molecular content, is Claritin (loratadine) any different from clarinex?

Yes: Clarinex is desloratidine, the major metabolite of loratidine or claritin (loratadine). So, when you take loratidine, the body turns much of it into desloratidine. Clinically, there is not much difference between the two. ...Read more

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Signs of clarinex (desloratadine) allergy?

Signs of clarinex (desloratadine) allergy?

Rare: Hives that only occur after taking the medication. Swelling afterwards, coughing, wheezing or shortness of breath. ...Read more

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What are the signs of clarinex (desloratadine) allergy?

What are the signs of clarinex (desloratadine) allergy?

Very unusual.: Allergy to Clarinex (desloratadine) would include hives, itching, rash, shortness of breath, wheezing, and swelling. If you think you may be allergic to clarinex, (desloratadine) you should discontinue it immediately and consult with your doctor or go to the er. ...Read more

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