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Loratadine/pseudoephedrine (By mouth)

Loratadine (lor-A-ta-deen), Pseudoephedrine Sulfate (soo-doe-e-FED-rin SUL-fate)

Treats hay fever symptoms such as a runny or stuffy nose, sneezing, and watery eyes. Loratadine is an antihistamine, and pseudoephedrine is a decongestant.

Brand Name(s):

Alavert D-12 Hour, Claritin-D, Claritin-D 12HR, Claritin-D 24 Hour, Good Neighbor Allergy & Congestion Relief 24 Hour, Kirkland Signature AllerClear-D, Leader Allergy Relief D-12, Leader Allergy Relief D-24, Loratadine D, Ohm Allergy Relief & Nasal Decongestant, Quality Choice Loratadine-D, Rite Aid Allergy & Congestion Relief, Sunmark Loratadine D, Wal-Itin D

There may be other brand names for this medicine.

When This Medicine Should Not Be Used:

You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to loratadine or pseudoephedrine. If you have glaucoma, problems urinating, severe high blood pressure, or heart disease or if you have taken a type of medicine called an MAO inhibitor (such as Marplan®, Parnate®, or Nardil®) in the past 14 days, then you should not take this medicine. Do not give any over-the-counter (OTC) cough and cold medicine to a baby or child under 4 years old. Using these medicines in very young children might cause serious or possibly life-threatening side effects.

How to Use This Medicine:

12 Hour Tablet, Long Acting Tablet, 24 Hour Tablet

If a dose is missed:

How to Store and Dispose of This Medicine:

Drugs and Foods to Avoid:

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

Warnings While Using This Medicine:

Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine:

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:

If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088

Last Updated: 12/12/2016

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