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Each pill of Claritin contains 10.0 mg of loratadine (c22h23cln2o2), is this true?

Each pill of Claritin contains 10.0 mg of loratadine (c22h23cln2o2), is this true?

Claritin does: There are other dosage forms though check the label to make sure of the dosage you are taking. ...Read more

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Dr. Ashraf Abdel Azeem
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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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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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Can Claritin (loratadine) make you hyper?

Can Claritin (loratadine) make you hyper?

Rarely, but it can..: Antihistamines make people sleepy/groggy and Loratadine is actually classified as nonsedating. Rare, it can cause hyperactivity, especially in children; we don't know why it does that. Claritin-d which is in combo with a decongestant Pseudoephedrine which can cause hyperactivities/jitteriness/rapid heart rate etc. Consut doc if you hve trouble. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can I take Claritin (loratadine) after taking canesoral?

Yes: Canesoral or Fluconazole is related to ketoconazole. These antifungals migh inhibit Loratadine metabolism reulting in increased concentration. This increase appears not to be of concern. ...Read more

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Can loratadine (claritin) kill you?

Can loratadine (claritin) kill you?

Water can kill you: Anything taken in excess all at once can upset body function causing adverse effects that under certain circumstances could lead to death. Drinking a half gallon of water all at once can dilute body salts leading to seizures. Claritin in the usual doses or even at a double dose is extremely safe. There are reports of death from claritin. 2/3 occur in patients over 60. ...Read more

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