Desloratidine is used as the main active ingredient in the medicine that treats allergic rhinitis. It is a long-acting piperidine derivate with selective H1 antihistaminic and non-sedating properties. It also diminishes the typical histaminergic effects on H1-receptors in bronchial smooth muscle, capillaries and gastrointestinal smooth muscle It also treats vasodilation, bronchoconstriction, increased vascular permeability, pain, itching and spasmodic contractions of gastrointestinal smooth muscle. This component is also used to provide symptomatic relief of allergic symptoms.
Class of Drugs – An antihistamine
Molecular Formula – C19H19ClN2
Molecular Weight – 310.8 g/mol
Working: This given component Desloratidine is an antihistamine used to relieve allergy symptoms such as watery eyes, runny nose, itching eyes/nose, sneezing, hives, and itching. It blocks a certain natural substance i.e. histamine that the body makes during an allergic reaction.
Uses: This medicinal drug is used to treat seasonal allergic rhinitis. It relieves the nasal and non-nasal symptoms of seasonal allergic rhinitis. It also treats perennial allergic rhinitis and chronic idiopathic urticaria.
Popular Brands and Dosages: This active ingredient Desloratidine is available in popular brands as follows:
- Aerius: 5 mg
- Clarinex Reditabs: 5 mg
- Neoclarityn: 5 mg
- Clarinex: 5 mg
Pregnant and nursing women should consult the doctor before taking this medicine. It may affect the infant or exhibit the growth of the fetus.