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Medications - Clarinex (Desloratadine)
Clarinex is the brand name of a drug Desloratadine.
Desloratadine (Generic Clarinex) is an antihistamine. It is
indicated for the treatment of seasonal allergic rhinitis,
perennial allergic rhinitis, and chronic idiopathic urticaria.
Since it is a prescription drug, you can not buy desloratadine
over-the-counter, except in a few European countries.
What happens if I miss a dose?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. However, if
it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose
and take only the next regularly scheduled dose. Do not take
a double dose of this tablets.
What happens if I overdose?
Desloratadine 5mg daily doses for 10 days is the most prescribed
treatment. Seek emergency medical attention if an overdose
is suspected. Symptoms of a desloratadine overdose are not
well known but may include drowsiness.
What are the possible side effects
of fluticasone and salmeterol inhalation?
If you experience any of the following rare but serious side
effects, stop taking desloratadine and contact your doctor
immediately or seek emergency medical attention.
- an allergic reaction (difficulty breathing; closing of
the throat; swelling of the lips, tongue, or face; or hives);
- irregular or fast heartbeats.
Other, less serious side effects may be more likely to occur.
Continue to take desloratadine and talk to your doctor if
- drowsiness or dizziness;
- dry mouth or throat; or
- muscle aches.
Side effects other than those listed here may also occur.
Talk to your doctor about any side effect that seems unusual
or that is especially bothersome.