What is Claritine (Loratadine) used for?
This product is manufactured in Turkey.
Claritine (Loratadine) is an antihistamine prescribed to treat patients suffering from seasonal allergies or hay fever. The medication blocks the action of histamines to prevent symptoms associated with these conditions such as irritation, runny nose, watering eyes, or sneezing. This action also makes it useful for preventing allergic skin reactions including hives. Your doctor may prescribe it to treat other unlisted conditions, as well.
How should I use Claritine (Loratadine)?
Follow your doctor`s instructions while using Claritine (Loratadine) to get the safest and most effective results from treatment. One tablet is normally administered once daily, but your individual dosage may differ based on the severity of your symptoms. Swallow the doses with a full glass of water to aid absorption. Never change the form of the tablets by crushing, splitting, or chewing them as this may destroy or alter the effects of their contents. Ask your pharmacist or doctor any questions you have about the medicine to ensure the correct administration.
What are the side effects of Claritine (Loratadine)?
Clariting (Loratadine) may cause side effects in some patients such as:
More serious side effects that may require medical attention include an irregular heart rate, faintness, seizures, or jaundice. Tell your doctor as soon as you experience any intense symptoms that worry you so that the correct adjustments can be made to your treatment to prevent further complications from occurring.
Do not begin using Claritine (Loratadine) if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, lactose intolerant, or if the patient is under the age of two. You are also suggested to inform your doctor if you have reduced liver function as this condition may cause unexpected health problems requiring special adjustments to your treatment.
Strictly use Claritine (Loratadine) as prescribed and follow all instructions provided by your doctor. Safe, suitable, and optimum dosage can vary and is dependent on the patient`s health and medical history, as well as the condition you are treating.
Claritine (Loratadine) may not be safe or suitable for all patients. Always ensure your doctor is informed if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, using any other type of medication (including non-prescription medicine, vitamins, and supplements), as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or pre-existing medication conditions.
Seek immediate medical attention or proceed to your nearest accident and emergency department if you suffer a hypersensitive or allergic reaction. Symptoms usually present during a reaction of this nature include difficulty breathing or swallowing, swelling of the limbs or face, tight chest, hives, and skin rashes.