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.