Active Ingredient: This medication is composed of active component Desloratidine, which is a long-acting piperidine derivate with selective H1 antihistaminergic and non-sedating properties. Also diminishes the typical histaminergic effects on H1-receptors in bronchial smooth muscle, capillaries and gastrointestinal smooth muscle, such as vasodilation, bronchoconstriction, increased vascular permeability, pain, itching and spasmodic contractions of gastrointestinal smooth muscle. Ths component is used to provide symptomatic relieve of allergic symptoms.
Indications: Given drug is an antihistamine that is used to treat the symptoms of allergies, such as sneezing, watery eyes, itching, and runny nose. Clarinex is also used to treat skin hives and itching in people with chronic skin reactions.
Action Mechanism: Desloratadine composed medicine Clarinex belongs to a class of drugs called antihistamines. This medication works by blocking the release of a chemical called histamine from the cells in the body. This helps relieve symptoms of allergic rhinitis. It includes sneezing, runny nose, and red, watery, and itchy eyes.
Dosages: This medicine is made available in a dosage as mentioned below:
- 5 mg: It s advisable to consume this tablet with or without food as directed by the doctor, usually once daily
Note: This drug shall not be consumed if you’re allergic to it. This drug can cause a hypersensitivity reaction.
What is Clarinex?
Clarinex is an antihistamine reducing the effects of the natural chemical histamine in the body. Histamine produces symptoms of sneezing, itching, watery eyes, and runny nose.
What is Clarinex used for?
It is used to treat the symptoms of allergies, such as sneezing, watery eyes, itching, and runny nose.
How to take Clarinex?
Carefully follow your doctor’s dosing instructions when giving this medicine to a child. Desloratadine should not be given to a child younger than 6 months old.
What happens if the dose is missed?
Take the medicine as soon as possible, but skip the missed dose if it is almost time for the next dose. Do not take two doses at one time.
What other drugs will affect Clarinex?
Inform the doctor about all your other medicines, especially: a cold or allergy medicine; cimetidine; fluoxetine (Prozac); ketoconazole; or an antibiotic – azithromycin (Z-Pak) or erythromycin.