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Will Loratadine Make You Sleepy
Yes: Yes. In most cases, they are non-sedating. ...Read more
Why does claritin (loratadine) make me tired.I took one dose and it made me so sleepy.Im 51 year old female.
Common side effect: Although Claritin (loratadine) may have less drowsiness than other antihistamines, nonetheless this does vary, and seems that you are going to be challenged to tolerate. Other similar products may be less soporific, so work with your doctor to find the best approach. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had Claritin (loratadine) as part of my sinusitis treatment but it makes me sleepy. Does this helps me to get used to sinusitis or something?
No: Claritin does not provide decongesting effect and thus would not help your sinusitis. It is however unusual to have drowsiness from Claritin. A nasal steroid spray will likely be of more benefit in hastening your recovery and should likely be continued even after the sinusitis has subsided. Consult an allergist if you have access to one. ...Read more
My throat feels dry, have 37.5 temperature and sleepiness, after having loratadine 10 mg. and phenylephrine 5mg. together. Is that normal?
Can be related but: The 37.5 temp may be normal unless you have an underlying illness as the reason to take the meds. Temperature normall ranges are like a Bell Shaped Curve and you are in the normal curve. Loratidine is an antihistamine and this could dry you and make you sleepy. The phenylephrine may actually have a different effect. In essence this all appears normal and physiological. ...Read more