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I don't get drowsy at all taking loratadine. Should i be still concerned about possible interactions with alcohol?
Used a drug: Interaction checker - no significant interactions were noted. ...Read more
The question presented in this thread is about INTERACTION between Diphenhydramine and Loratadine, NOT the additive effects. Is there chemical interac?
No: to best of my knowledge there is no chemical interaction between the two except additive effect ...Read more
Currently using albuterol sulfate inhaler and taking loratadine (both prescribed). Any interaction concerns if i take Mucinex as well?
Unlikely to have any: marijuana has few, if any, interactions with medicines. The medical use of marijuana is extremely important, and because of politics, may be unknown by many physicians. The non-THC continent oil of marijuana can effectively treat pediatric seizures which conventional anticonvulsants do not touch. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Nothing: Claritin and most other nonsedating third generation antihistamines are very safe. The initial studies for Claritin were done at 40 mg (4 times the currently recommended dose). If a physical symptom is experienced after using any medication at an excessively high dose, the best resource is the "poison control" center. They are available 24/7 by calling 1-800-poison1. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It may make u Drowsy: The full adult dose of Loratadine in other parts of the world is 20 mg. This amount caused a 12-14% drowsiness rate. The 10 mg dose was tested in the us in order to find a non-drowsy dose and it worked. If your allergy symptoms are controlled with Diphenhydramine (benadryl-50% drowsiness) and not 10 mg loratadine, you can try a second 10 mg dose and it may help with a lot less drowsiness. ...Read more
My husband swears Loratadine doesn't work for him unless he takes 20mg BID. What is the highest SAFE dose take?
Recommended dose: The recommended daily dose is 10 mg. It is fairly a safe medicine, but side effects may arise in high doses. It seems like he is tolerating the 40 mg/day dose. The high dose definition may vary from patient to patient according their body tolerance. As he requires a large dose, he might benefit from adding different class medicine, so that he can avoid the side effects from unconventional doses. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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