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Drug Name:

CLARITIN-D 12 HOUR OTC

Generic Name and Formulations:
Loratadine 5mg, pseudoephedrine sulfate 120mg; ext-rel tabs.

Company:
Merck & Co., Inc.

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for CLARITIN-D 12 HOUR:

Seasonal allergic rhinitis with nasal congestion.

Adult:

Swallow whole. 1 tab every 12 hrs. Renal insufficiency (CrCl <30mL/min): 1 tab once daily.

Children:

Not recommended.

Contraindications:

Narrow-angle glaucoma. Urinary retention. Severe hypertension or coronary artery disease. During or within 14 days of MAOIs.

Warnings/Precautions:

Hepatic or renal impairment. Hypertension. Ischemic heart disease. Increased intraocular pressure. Thyroid disease. GI or urinary obstruction. Seizures. Diabetes. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers: not recommended.

Interactions:

See Contraindications. Pseudoephedrine: Antagonizes antihypertensives. Increased ectopic pacemaker activity with digitalis.

See Also:

CLARITIN-D 24 HOUR

Pharmacological Class:

Antihistamine + sympathomimetic.

Adverse Reactions:

Dry mouth, insomnia, somnolence, nervousness, dizziness, dyspepsia, pharyngitis, anorexia, bronchospasm.

How Supplied:

24-Hour—5, 10
12-Hour—10, 30

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