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Desloratadine belongs to a group of medications known as antihistamines, specifically the class known as H1-receptor antagonists. During an allergic reaction, the body produces a chemical called histamine, which causes allergy symptoms such as Hives, runny nose, sneezing, itchy throat, congestion, and itchy watery eyes.
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Desloratadine belongs to a group of medications known as antihistamines, specifically the class known as H1-receptor antagonists. During an allergic reaction, the body produces a chemical called histamine, which causes allergy symptoms such as Hives, runny nose, sneezing, itchy throat, congestion, and itchy watery eyes. Desloratadine works by blocking the action of histamine in the body.
Desloratadine is used to relieve the symptoms of seasonal and year-round Allergies including nasal congestion, sneezing, runny nose, itchy nose, itchy palate, coughing, and itchy watery red eyes. It is also use to relieve the symptoms of allergic skin conditions (e.g., chronic idiopathic urticaria) such as skin itch and hives. Desloratadine usually starts to work within 75 minutes and lasts for 24 hours.
Desloratadine may be available under multiple brand names and/or in several different forms. Any specific brand name of Desloratadine may not be available in all of the forms or approved for all of the conditions discussed here. As well, some forms of Desloratadine may not be used for all of the conditions discussed here.
Your doctor may have suggested Desloratadine for conditions other than those listed in these drug information articles. If you have not discussed this with your doctor or are not sure why you are taking Desloratadine, speak to your doctor. Do not stop taking Desloratadine without consulting your doctor.
Do not give Desloratadine to anyone else, even if they have the same symptoms as you do. It can be harmful for people to take Desloratadine if their doctor has not prescribed it.
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The usual recommended dose of desloratadine tablets for adults and children 12 years of age and older is 5 mg once daily. It may be taken with or without food.
Many things can affect the dose of a medication that a person needs, such as body weight, other medical conditions, and other medications. If your doctor has recommended a dose different from the ones listed here, do not change the way that you are taking the medication without consulting your doctor.
It is important to take Desloratadine exactly as prescribed by your doctor. If you miss a dose, take it as soon as possible and continue with your regular schedule. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a double dose to make up for a missed one. If you are not sure what to do after missing a dose, contact your doctor or pharmacist for advice.
Store Desloratadine at room temperature, protect it from moisture, and keep it out of the reach of children.
Do not dispose of medications in wastewater (e.g. down the sink or in the toilet) or in household garbage. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medications that are no longer needed or have expired.
Many medications can cause side effects. A side effect is an unwanted response to a medication when it is taken in normal doses. Side effects can be mild or severe, temporary or permanent.
The side effects listed below are not experienced by everyone who takes Desloratadine. If you are concerned about side effects, discuss the risks and benefits of Desloratadine with your doctor.
The following side effects have been reported by at least 1% of people taking Desloratadine. Many of these side effects can be managed, and some may go away on their own over time.
Contact your doctor if you experience these side effects and they are severe or bothersome. Your pharmacist may be able to advise you on managing side effects.
Although most of these side effects listed below don't happen very often, they could lead to serious problems if you do not seek medical attention.
Check with your doctor as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur:
Stop taking the medication and seek immediate medical attention if any of the following occur:
Some people may experience side effects other than those listed. Check with your doctor if you notice any symptom that worries you while you are taking Desloratadine.
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Each blue, round, coated tablet, debossed with a "D" on one side of the tablet and plain on the other contains 5 mg of desloratadine. Nonmedicinal ingredients: FD&C Blue No. 2 Aluminium Lake, hypromellose, lactose, magnesium oxide, microcrystalline cellulose, polythylene glycol, pregelatinized starch, titanium dioxide, and zinc stearate.
Do not take Desloratadine if you are allergic to desloratadine or any ingredients of the medication.
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There may be an interaction between desloratadine any of the following:
If you are taking any of these medications, speak with your doctor or pharmacist. Depending on your specific circumstances, your doctor may want you to:
An interaction between two medications does not always mean that you must stop taking one of them. Speak to your doctor about how any drug interactions are being managed or should be managed.
Medications other than those listed above may interact with Desloratadine. Tell your doctor or prescriber about all prescription, over-the-counter (non-prescription), and herbal medications you are taking. Also tell them about any supplements you take. Since caffeine, alcohol, the Nicotine from cigarettes, or street drugs can affect the action of many medications, you should let your prescriber know if you use them.
Before you begin using a medication, be sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions or allergies you may have, any medications you are taking, whether you are pregnant or breast-feeding, and any other significant facts about your health. These factors may affect how you should use Desloratadine.
Drowsiness/reduced alertness: At the recommended dose, desloratadine is not expected to make you drowsy. Very rarely, desloratadine may cause drowsiness, affecting your ability to drive or operate machinery. Avoid driving, operating machinery, or performing other potentially hazardous tasks until you have determined how you are affected by Desloratadine.
Kidney function: If you have severely reduced kidney function, discuss with your doctor how Desloratadine may affect your medical condition, how your medical condition may affect the dosing and effectiveness of Desloratadine, and whether any special monitoring is needed.
Liver function: If you have severely reduced liver function, discuss with your doctor how Desloratadine may affect your medical condition, how your medical condition may affect the dosing and effectiveness of Desloratadine, and whether any special monitoring is needed.
Pregnancy: Desloratadine should not be used during pregnancy unless the benefits outweigh the risks. If you become pregnant while taking Desloratadine, contact your doctor immediately.
Breast-feeding: Desloratadine passes into breast milk. If you are a breast-feeding mother and are taking desloratadine, it may affect your baby. Talk to your doctor about whether you should continue breast-feeding.
Children: The safety and effectiveness of using desloratadine tablets have not been established for children under 12 years of age. The safety and effectiveness of using desloratadine syrup have not been established for children under 2 years of age.
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