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How long does it take childrens Claritin to work?

How long does it take childrens Claritin to work?

1-2 weeks: If there are absolutely no improvements in about a week, i tend to switch people over to zyrtec. It can be a little sedating for some, but I have found it to be much more effective than claritin. ...Read more

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Claritin (Definition)

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


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How long does it take for claritin-d to work.

How long does it take for claritin-d to work.

1 to 3 hours: Claritin d is a combination antihistamine [claritin= loratadine] and d= decongestant pseudoephedrine. This product is rapidly absorbed then metabolized to the active product with relief beginning within 1 to 3 hours. ...Read more

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How long does Claritin take to work?

About 1.5 hours: The onset of clinical symptom relief is about 1.5 hours for claritin. To read the study that compares this to zyrtec and Allegra go to: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/15176489. ...Read more

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How long it take for Claritin to work?

How long it take for Claritin to work?

About 1.5 hours: Onset of clinical relief is about 1 hour for zyrtec and Allegra and about 1.5 hours for claritin. To read the study, go to: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/15176489. ...Read more

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How long does it take for loratadine to work?

Same day: You should be able to hopefully notice some results withing the same day you take it. ...Read more

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How long should it take for my Claritin to work?

How long should it take for my Claritin to work?

Up to 1 hour: Claritin can work relatively quickly in most people. That is, it usually works within 30 minutes. However, in some people it may take up to 60 minutes to have its full effect. If it is not working within that time, or if the duration of effect becomes less and less, seeing an allergy specialist for allergy testing would be recommended as other treatments may be more effective. ...Read more

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How long does Claritin d take to work?

How long does Claritin d take to work?

Claritin D: Hello, this is a complicated answer in that claritin-d is a combination medication. The onset of Claritin is within 3 hours and the pseudofed will begin it's effects in the nasal cavity within 30 minutes. ...Read more

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How long does it take for Claritin to take effect on hives??

Depends: If not better within 24 hours and you are getting worse, call your physician for and immediate appt or go to the ER ...Read more

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How much time does it take Claritin to work?

Who knows: Work for what? Claritin supposedly starts working within 90 minutes. But Claritin is also the weakest binding antihistamine sold over the counter. Personally, i feel Claritin is a waste of money. Use a stronger antihistamine like fexofenadine or Cetirizine which cause minimal to no sedation. Use Benadryl only at nighttime because it can make you drowsy. ...Read more

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