Claritin is also known as Loratadine because that's the active ingredient in it at 10mg. Loratadine is an antihistamine that can be used for the treatment of skin hives and over 200 allergy symptoms.
Allergy Symptoms Claritin Can Cure
Some of the symptoms of histamine include:
- Running nose
- Watery eyes
All of these leads to allergies that Claritin can effectively alleviate, causing any patient to be relieved within 24 hours. It's a non-drowsy allergy symptoms eradicator that can be consumed in the form of capsules, tablets, and/or syrups.
What to Avoid
- Most persons are allergic to Loratadine and should avoid the drug.
- Do not allow any child below 6 years to consume it.
- For people with liver or kidney disease, consult your doctor first before taking Claritin
- Avoid exposing the drugs to excessive moisture. They should be kept cool and dry at all times.
- Avoid using drugs if you discover that the packaging has been torn or tampered with.
- If you also have asthma, you should inform your doctor about your intentions of taking the drug.
- Pregnant women should also seek clearance from a doctor before ingesting it, even though it isn't harmful to unborn babies.
How To Use Claritin
On using the Claritin drug, the following should be noted.
- Instructions for use are in the labels that they come with. However, kids from 6 years and above should take one tablet per day and nothing more than that.
- Any child below the age of 6 must be administered the drug with the permission of a doctor.
- Extract the drugs from their tablets with your hands and place them in your mouth. They are melt-in-mouth tablets, so you should let them dissolve in your mouth and them swallow the residue.
- If you're using the liquid form of Claritin, measure the recommended dosage using either a tablespoon or teaspoon as recommended before taking.
The major active ingredient used in Claritin is Loratadine 10 mg. Other ingredients include:
- Magnesium stearate
- Microcrystalline cellulose
- Lactose monohydrate
- Sodium starch glycolate