No interactions were found between loratadine and Sudafed PE Congestion. This does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult your healthcare provider.
Can you take loratadine and pseudoephedrine together?
Loratadine and pseudoephedrine is a combination medicine used to treat sneezing, runny or stuffy nose, sinus pain, itchy or watery eyes or nose, and other symptoms of allergies and the common cold. Loratadine and pseudoephedrine may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Can you take Claritin and Sudafed together?
Interactions between your drugs
No interactions were found between Claritin and Sudafed Congestion. This does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult your healthcare provider.
Can you take a decongestant with loratadine?
No interactions were found between loratadine and Nasal Decongestant PE. This does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult your healthcare provider.
Is loratadine the same as Sudafed?
However, Claritin is also used to treat allergic skin reactions such as such as hives and itching in people with chronic skin reactions, whereas Sudafed is used to treat nasal and sinus congestion. Claritin (loratadine) is an antihistamine that reduces the effect of the natural chemical histamine in the body.
Does Loratadine 10mg contain pseudoephedrine?
Claritin-D 24 hour extended release tablets contain 10 mg loratadine in the tablet coating for immediate release and 240 mg pseudoephedrine sulfate in an extended-release core.
When should I take loratadine morning or night?
Timing: Take loratadine once a day at the same time each day, either in the morning OR in the evening. You can take loratadine with or without food. Swallow the tablet whole, with a glass of water.
Can you take antihistamine and Sudafed together?
If your nose and sinuses are stuffed up, a decongestant may help. You can use it alone or combine it with an antihistamine. Remember, though, it can increase your heart rate and may cause anxiety or make it hard to fall asleep. If you have a runny nose or sneezing, try an antihistamine.
Is Sudafed or Claritin better for post nasal drip?
Over-the-counter decongestants like pseudoephedrine (Sudafed) can help reduce congestion and eliminate postnasal drip. Newer, nondrowsy antihistamines like loratadine-pseudoephedrine (Claritin) can work to get rid of postnasal drip. However, these are more effective after you take them for several days.
Is Claritin good for sinus drainage?
Along the same lines as OTC options, antihistamine medications, such as Sudafed, Claritin, Zyrtec or Benadryl, can also offer sinus infection symptom relief. While these medications specifically target allergy symptoms, sinus infection symptoms can be similar, making antihistamines worth a try.
Can I take cold medicine with loratadine?
No interactions were found between Daytime Cold & Flu and loratadine. This does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult your healthcare provider.
Does loratadine help sinus drainage?
Do not take antihistamines such as diphenhydramine (one brand: Benadryl), loratadine (one brand: Claritin), or cetirizine (one brand: Zyrtec) for sinus symptoms because they make mucus thicker and harder to drain.
Do Antihistamines dry up mucus?
Antihistamines and decongestants may dry out the mucous membranes in your nose and sinuses and slow the movement of the cilia (the tiny hairs that line the nose, sinuses, and the air passages inside the lungs and that remove irritants). This can make mucus thicker, adding to drainage problems.
Should I take a decongestant or an antihistamine?
If you have nasal or sinus congestion, then a decongestant can be helpful. If you have drainage — either a runny nose or postnasal drip or itchy, watery eyes — then an antihistamine may be helpful. Over-the-counter antihistamines often make people drowsy; decongestants can make people hyper or keep them awake.
Is Sudafed an antihistamine?
Sudafed is also used to relieve nasal congestion due to the common cold. Benadryl and Sudafed belong to different drug classes. Benadryl is an antihistamine and Sudafed is a decongestant. Benadryl and Sudafed are available in generic form and over-the-counter (OTC).
What are the side effects of loratadine?
Loratadine may cause side effects. Tell your doctor if any of these symptoms are severe or do not go away:
- dry mouth.
- sore throat.
- mouth sores.
- difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep.