«Claritin" prescribed for the year-round or seasonal allergic rhinitis, allergic skin manifestations, including urticaria.The drug blocks the histamine receptors, which leads to a decrease in intestinal smooth muscle spasms, and bronchial tubes caused by histamine.The tool prevents the development of edema, reduces the permeability of capillaries, prevents and facilitates the allergic reactions.Analogues "Claritin" are: "Kestin", "Lomilan", "Loratadine", "Klargotil", "Zodak", "Loridin", "Suprastin."The drug is available without a prescription.
2 adults and children under the age of 12 years should be taken "Claritin" 1 times a day on 1 tab.or 2 tspsyrup.Children aged 2 to 12 years give 0.5 tab.or 5 ml (1 teaspoonful) of syrup.If the child's weight more than 30 kg dosing regimen is the same as in adults.If abn
Side-effects "Claritin" are: Gastritis, dry mouth, nausea, abnormal liver function, nervousness, fatigue, drowsiness, headache, hair loss, skin rash, anaphylactic reactions."Claritin" is contraindicated in children up to 2 years, during lactation, in case of hypersensitivity to loratadine.Precautions The drug is used during pregnancy if the expected efficacy of the treatment is higher than the potential risk to the fetus.
Symptoms of overdose are: tachycardia, drowsiness, headache.In this case, the prescribed gastric lavage, adsorbents (crushed pills "activated carbon water"), symptomatic therapy.The drug is not removed from the body by hemodialysis.Reception "Claritin" must cease no later than 48 hours before performing skin tests, in order to avoid false results.With simultaneous use of "ketoconazole", "cimetidine", "Erythromycin" increase the concentration of the active ingredient of the drug and its metabolite in the blood."Claritin" does not enhance the effects of alcohol on the nervous system.The effectiveness of the drug does not affect food intake.
«Claritin" stored at 20-30oS.Shelf life Tablets - 4 years, syrup - 3 years.