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Is it a problem to take both sudafed and claritin (loratadine)?

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Dr. Javier Chinen
Pediatrics - Allergy & Asthma

In brief: Use them wisely

Sudafed is a brand name of pseudoephedrine, a decongestant used to decrease nasal congestion and secretions.
Claritin is a brand name for loratadine, an antihistaminic. Claritin-d is one brand name for the combination of these two medications. This combination of medications helps to reduce nasal allergy symptoms. Long-term continuous use of decongestant result in some cases with loss of effect.

In brief: Use them wisely

Sudafed is a brand name of pseudoephedrine, a decongestant used to decrease nasal congestion and secretions.
Claritin is a brand name for loratadine, an antihistaminic. Claritin-d is one brand name for the combination of these two medications. This combination of medications helps to reduce nasal allergy symptoms. Long-term continuous use of decongestant result in some cases with loss of effect.
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