loratadine

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lor·at·a·dine

 (lôr-ăt′ə-dēn′)
n.
A nonsedating antihistamine, C22H23ClN2O2, used to treat allergic rhinitis and other allergic disorders.

[(ch)lor(o)- + (az)atadine, antihistamine from which it is derived (probably alteration of azo- + (hep)ta- + -(i)d(e) + -ine).]
Translations

loratadine

n loratadina
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