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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).]


n loratadina
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The two main types of non-drowsy treatments contain either loratadine or cetirizine dihydrochloride.
It is the only manufacturer of Loratadine Oral Solution (equivalent to the active ingredient of Claritin) with the FDA approved indication of "Hives-Relief.
Editor's Note: Many newer drugs to treat these conditions do not have anticholinergic effects, such as the antidepressant Prozac[R] and antihistamines such as loratadine (Claritin[R]).
Also popular with consumers are Loratadine 10-mg tablets as well as Loratadine orally disintegrating tablets.
sufferers not to spend a He said: "It should be one of the non-sedating options, like Cetirizine or Loratadine.
Other ways to battle allergies: Keep windows shut at night, use Non-sedating, over-the-counter (OTC) antihistamines like loratadine, cetirizine, or fexofenadine, a visit to the doctor.
1) Individual RCTs compared one of 3 intranasal steroids (fluticasone, triamcinolone, or budesonide) and one of 3 oral antihistamines (cetirizine, loratadine, or fexofenadine) with placebo; no studies compared medications within classes against each other)
Sefar said on its website that it's planning to produce atenolol, vitamin C, ethambutol, ibuprophene, loratadine and other drugs.
Taken once or twice daily, over-the-counter (OTC) products that contain the active ingredient loratadine (Claritin) or cetirizine (Zyrtec) help treat runny nose, sneezing, and itchy and watery eyes.
There is one OTC 1st generation antihistamine available for children, diphenhydramine (sold as Benadryl and other names), and two 2nd generation medications, loratadine (Claritin) and cetirizine (Zyrtec).
While older, generic antihistamines such as diphenhydramine or chlorpheniramine can be sedating, newer, brand-name antihistamines such as loratadine (Claritin) and prescription cetirizine (Zyrtec) do not help quell coughs, says the ACCP.