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Are 2 Claritin (loratadine) reditabs 10mg in one day bad?

Are 2 Claritin (loratadine) reditabs 10mg in one day bad?

Unlikely: Although the usual dose of clartin is 10mg once a day for allergies and hives, an extra 10 mg is unlikely to result in significant or severe side effects. The most likely adverse effect would be mild drowsiness. Sometimes allergists will use higher doses of Claritin (loratadine) in the treatment of severe hives. ...Read more

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How well tolerated is Claritin (loratadine) reditabs. Are there any serious side effects that would include breathing problems ? How rare is it

How well tolerated is Claritin (loratadine) reditabs. Are there any serious side effects that would include breathing problems ? How rare is it

Well tolerated: Claritin reditabs (loratadine) is an over-the-counter newer generation antihistamine that is usually very well tolerated. Difficulty breathing should not be a side effect of this medication and if it is, that would be unusually rare. Since Claritin is used to treat allergies and allergies frequently co-exist with asthma, it is always a good idea to consider the asthma diagnosis with your doctor. ...Read more

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Hi docs, do you think it's bad to take 2 Claritin (loratadine) c10 reditabs?

Yes, But....: It is ok to take Claratin two each day, but you should take one in the morning and one in the evening. There is no data to substantiate rotation of antihistamines as an effective treatment strategy. ...Read more

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Is it more effective to take more than one Claritin (loratadine) 24 hour reditabs every 24 hours?

Possibly: If you have allergies, you should really see an allergist for a detailed treatment plan tailored to your needs. Otherwise, otc antihistamines can be tried but Claritin (loratadine) is the weakest antihistamine out there. Try something like fexofenadine or cetirizine, both are stronger though they tend to cost a little more. ...Read more

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I took 20mg of loratadine. Is that ok?

Yes: The recommended daily dose of Loratadine is 10mg, but the risk of harm at 20mg is very low. ...Read more

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Can i take 2 claritin (loratadine)?

See your doctor: If your symptoms are not controlled with a normal dose, you should be evaluated for other causes and treatments. 2nd-generation antihistamines like Claritin (loratadine) are usually very safe, and we sometimes recommend doses higher-than-normal doses for certain conditions. But these conditions are best managed with the help of your doctor--see your doctor before taking more than the recommended dose. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take 20 mg loratadine?

Yes, but why ?: Studies of loritadine show the medication is well tolerated at twice the recommended 10 mg dose. However, the same studies show no added benefit of the double dose in symptom relief over the regular dose schedule. ...Read more

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What is claritin/loratadine used for?

Allergy: Mainly for the treatment of allergy symptoms such as runny nose, scratchy throat, itchy nose and eyes, etc. ...Read more

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