Generic Claratin Treatment For Allergy and Hypersensitivity

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Transcript Generic Claratin Treatment For Allergy and Hypersensitivity

Summary on Generic Claratin
• Generic Claritin contains the active pharmaceutical
ingredient Loratadine, an antihistamine drug used effectively
in the treatment of allergy and hypersensitivity.
• It is most usually used for the treatment of allergic rhinitis
(hay fever) and hives (urticaria).
• Launched into the market in the year 1993
• Included in the List of Essential Medicines as per the WHO
• Considered to be “the most effective and safe medicines
needed in a health system”.
• The standard dosage for Generic Claritin is 10 mg per day.
• The dosage will also depend on your age and the severity of
the symptoms. Consult your doctor about it.
• Senior people and small children with chronic physical
issues such as kidney problem need smaller dosage.
• Do not exceed the recommended amount as it causes
unnecessary side effects.
Indications of Generic Claritin
• Prescribed for hay fever, allergic conjunctivitis that
results in red itchy eye, eczema, hives, insect bites and
stings and any food allergy.
• This is non-sedating histaminic; so, does not make a
person sleepy.
• It is available in the medical store on prescription.
Side Effects
• Dizziness
• Headache
• Feeling of nervousness
• Stomach upset
• Nose bleeding
• Note: The above side effects of Generic Claritin are
considered normal and should not last long. Call your doctor
if you see some unusual side effects.
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