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CLARINEX
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Drug Name:

CLARINEX Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Desloratadine 5mg; tabs.

Company:
Merck & Co., Inc.

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for CLARINEX:

Seasonal allergic rhinitis (for patients ≥2yrs old). Perennial allergic rhinitis, chronic idiopathic urticaria (for patients ≥6 months old).

Adult:

5mg once daily. Renal or hepatic impairment: initially 5mg every other day.

Children:

Use other forms.

Warnings/Precautions:

ODT: Phenylketonurics. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers: not recommended.

See Also:

CLARINEX SYRUP

Desloratadine ODT

Pharmacological Class:

Antihistamine.

Adverse Reactions:

Pharyngitis, dry mouth or throat, myalgia, fatigue, somnolence, dysmenorrhea, headache, nausea, dizziness. Children: fever, diarrhea, upper respiratory infections, irritability, coughing.

Note:

Formerly known under the brand name Clarinex ODT.

Generic Availability:

Tabs (YES); syrup (NO)

How Supplied:

Tabs—100, 500; Syrup—4oz, 16oz; ODT—contact supplier

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