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Claritin Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is loratadine (Claritin)?
- What are the possible side effects of loratadine?
- What is the most important information I should know about loratadine?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking loratadine?
- How should I take loratadine?
- What happens if I miss a dose?
- What happens if I overdose?
- What should I avoid while taking loratadine?
- What other drugs will affect loratadine?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
Overdose symptoms may include headache, drowsiness, and fast or pounding heartbeat.
What should I avoid while taking loratadine?
Follow your doctor's instructions about any restrictions on food, beverages, or activity.
What other drugs will affect loratadine?
There may be other drugs that can interact with loratadine. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about loratadine.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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Additional Claritin Information
- Claritin Drug Interactions Center: loratadine oral
- Claritin Side Effects Center
- Claritin Overview including Precautions
- Claritin FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
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