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What is the best time of the day to give childrens claritin (loratadine)?

What is the best time of the day to give childrens claritin (loratadine)?

Pair it up: The best time to give a once daily med is when you pair it with another activity you already do daily.The effectiveness is not altered by when during the day it is given, you just need to remember to give it. ...Read more

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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How much time does it take Claritin (loratadine) to work?

How much time does it take Claritin (loratadine) 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 (diphenhydramine) only at nighttime because it can make you drowsy. ...Read more

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Does it take a few times for Claritin (loratadine) d to work?

Not necessarily: Many patients will experience relief of symptoms with Claritin (loratadine) d within 1.5 hours even with one dose. However, more continued doses will establish a steady state and perhaps provide even a little better relief. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to take loratadine and phenylephrine at the same time?

Yes: The two medications do not conflict with each other and may be used at the same time. ...Read more