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Claritin Dosage By Weight
At what weight can a kid take the 10mg dose of loratadine? Bottle says "age 6" but my kids small. What weight?
Well tolerated: I wouldn't worry much about the dose level.This medication has one of the safest profiles of any of the over the counter medications. The suggested dose for 2-5 is 5mg and a dissolving tablet is available in some local.Adult studies found no increased benefit or side effects with a double dose of 20 mg. So having a smallish 6 yo take the 10 would be fine. ...Read more
I gave my daughter Claritin a few months ago& want to give her some tonight.I noticed the box says 2 yrs and up?What is the dosage for 10 Mnth 19 lb
No dosage. : There is no dosage for a ten month old. That is why the box says 2 years old and up. Please seek the advise of a physician before giving a ten month old any medicine. ...Read more
What is the proper dosage of Claritin anti-histamine and what are the side effects if taken daily?
Sometimes sedation: Most of the time, Claritin has few side effects, but in 8% of people, it can be sedating. Rare serious side effects :fast or uneven heart rate; feeling like you might pass out; jaundice (yellowing of your skin or eyes); or seizures (convulsions). Less serious side effects may include: headache; nervousness; stomach pain, diarrhea; dry mouth, sore throat. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have you seen the recent report that loratadine might effectively treat chronic lyme? What dosage?
Lyme disease: Although I do not know the accuracy of this check http://lymedisease.org/news/lyme_disease_views/claritin-lyme-balf.html#sthash.fvITkXb5.dpuf ...Read more
Why ?: Studies during development showed that the body was very tolerant to loratadine, with no significant side effects at twice the recommended dosage. However, they also found that there was no increased benefit with twice the dosage over the normal dose. Why take more if there is no benefit ? ...Read more
What could cause ALT 76 with all other labs normal? I take metforemin Lexapro Claritin vitamins. 37 320lbs meds? weight? should I freak out?
Mildly elevated ALT : (76) in the absence of other new sxs or findings, should be discussed with the doc who ordered the labs. What was ur doc looking for when labs were ordered? Is this new? Is there a baseline available? Common causes of mildly elevated liver fcn tests, as u aptly alluded to in ur q, include meds, fatty liver, & lab error. Follow up w/ ur MD. Wt loss is important, regardless. Freaking out is not. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Might there a good allergy medication similar to xyzal or Claritin that doesn't cause weight gain?
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