What is Claritine (Loratadine) used for?
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Claritine (Loratadine) is an antihistamine prescribed to treat patients who are suffering from the symptoms of allergies or hay fever. The medication operates by suppressing immune responses that cause symptoms associated with these conditions such as sneezing, a runny nose, or itchiness. This action may also make it useful for treating skin reactions such as mild skin inflammation or hives. Your physician may also prescribe it to treat other unlisted conditions.
How should I use Claritine (Loratadine)?
One tablet of Claritine (Loratadine) is normally administered orally once each day at the indicated dosage. Your particular instructions will be determined by your physician after observing your current health condition and the severity of your symptoms. Swallow the tablets whole with a full glass of water. Never change the form of the medication by crushing, splitting, or chewing it as this may destroy or alter the effects of the contents. Ask your pharmacist or physician if you have any questions to ensure the correct administration.
What are the side effects of Claritine (Loratadine)?
Claritine (Loratadine) may cause side effects in some patients such as:
Tell your physician if you experience any severe symptoms or more serious side effects such as an irregular heart rate, faintness, seizures, or jaundice. These conditions may require reduced dosages or frequency of administration to prevent further complications from occurring.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Claritine (Loratadine). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have an allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.