Desloratadine is an anti-allergic drug with anti-histamine components or ingredients. It is generally prescribed for relieving chronic allergic rhinitis (swollen and inflamed nasal mucous membrane) along with idiopathic urticaria (a form of skin rash with an unknown cause). It is also known to heal and cure regular hives or pruritus. This medicine is generally avoided to be given to 6 month old babies or any younger. Some other symptoms might also have this drug as prescription. One can have them either in the form of tablets (regular and dispersible) or also as oral solutions.
The primary ingredient of Clarinex is desloratadine. Our anatomy’s naturally occurring chemical; Histamine is the main cause of allergic stimulations and reactions in our bodies. Since desloratadine is anti-histamine, therefore it stops the various forms of histamines from over reacting thus providing us instant relief. Maximum plasma concentration is observed in the first 3 hours of medicine administration. For effective and efficient functioning of the drug, it should be taken at regular intervals strictly as per the doctor’s prescription exactly for the suggested time period.
Oral administration along with or maybe not without food accompanied by plenty of water is the most feasible way to have Desloratadine.
A single 5mg tablet is the recommended dose for adults. The dose becomes lower for children. Oral solution is the most preferable for children.
Self-administration of the medicine should be avoided at any cost. In case of missed dose one should not have two or more of the doses at once. The doctor’s should be rushed to patients found with overdose.
The regular and most common side effects of Desloratadine are common cold like symptoms of cough and sore throat with difficultly in swallowing, rashes and hives, breathlessness, nausea, headaches and dizziness are the ones to name some. If severe effects occur then one should immediately seek medical help.
The medicines’ prescription label should be thoroughly read before the dosage starts. Even the pros and cons of the drug can be even discussed with ones’ physician. The most common yet important precautions are:
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