Is desloratadine the same as Claritin?
Desloratadine (Clarinex), a major metabolite of loratadine (Claritin), is the newest medication indicated for the treatment of allergic rhinitis. It is often a misconception that new drugs are more beneficial than their predecessors.
Is desloratadine used for allergies?
Desloratadine is used in adults and children to relieve hay fever and allergy symptoms, including sneezing; runny nose; and red, itchy, tearing eyes. It is also used to relieve symptoms of urticaria (hives; red, itchy raised areas of the skin), including itching and rash.
Is desloratadine the same as Neoclarityn?
Desloratadine is a generic medicine; it's also available under the brand name Neoclarityn.
Is Neoclarityn an antihistamine?
Neoclarityn contains desloratadine which is an antihistamine. Neoclarityn is an antiallergy medicine that does not make you drowsy. It helps control your allergic reaction and its symptoms.
When is the best time to take desloratadine?
Desloratadine has as mequitazine a rather long half life of 27 hours, and the time to peak serum level at about 3 hours . Evening dosing of this antihistamine may be expected to give better symptom relief than morning dosing on peak morning symptoms.