What allergies does Claritin treat?

What allergies does Claritin treat?

Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and Claritin (loratadine) are antihistamines used to treat allergy symptoms, such as itching, hives, runny nose, watery eyes, and sneezing from hay fever (allergic rhinitis) and other allergies, such as allergies to molds and dust mites.

Is Claritin a good allergy medicine?

Claritin and Zyrtec are popular over-the-counter antihistamines. Doctors consider them safe and effective treatments for minor allergies. Both are second-generation antihistamines. These cause less drowsiness than first-generation antihistamines.

Which Claritin is non-drowsy?

Claritin® RediTabs® 12-Hour Non-drowsy Claritin® RediTabs® offer allergy relief in a melt-in-your-mouth tablet that dissolves instantly without needing water.

Can Claritin cause shortness of breath?

Loratadine can also produce some severe side effects like difficulty breathing and swallowing, itching, rash, swelling, hoarseness and wheezing. If you experience any of these severe symptoms, or if your milder side effects worsen, you need to seek medical attention immediately.

How fast does Claritin work?

For most people, Claritin® begins working within three hours after taking it.

Does Claritin relieve itchy throat?

Loratadine is the main active ingredient in Claritin. It helps relieve runny nose, sneezing, itchy, watery eyes, and itching of the nose or throat due to hay fever and other upper respiratory allergies. Claritin can also be used to treat hives.

Can you take Claritin everyday?

by Yes, you can take Claritin daily and long term. It is an antihistamine used to treat for allergy symptoms. If your symptoms are year round then it is able to be taken long term. If your symptoms are seasonal or you have allergy symptoms occasionally, then it is taken daily when required.

Should I take Claritin at night?

Claritin (loratadine) can be taken either at night or in the morning since it normally doesn’t cause sleepiness.