Loratadine

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Loratadine - Interactions and Warnings


At dosages of 10 mg daily, commonly reported adverse events were somnolence, fatigue and headache.
- Drugs 1994 Oct;48(4):617-37 -- Loratadine. A reappraisal of its pharmacological properties and therapeutic use in allergic disorders. -- Haria M, Fitton A, Peters DH.

In healthy men and women, concomitant nefazodone treatment at a therapeutic dose increases exposure to both terfenadine and carboxyterfenadine. A similar interaction occurs with loratadine, although it is of lesser magnitude.
- Clin Pharmacol Ther 2001 Mar;69(3):96-103 -- Loratadine and terfenadine interaction with nefazodone: Both antihistamines are associated with QTc prolongation. -- Abernethy DR, Barbey JT, Franc J, Brown KS, Feirrera I, Ford N, Salazar DE.

Loratadine may make your skin sensitive to sunlight.

Several sources stress telling your physician if you are taking clarithromycin, erythromycin, troleandomycin, itraconazole, or ketoconazole.

Excessive drowsiness if combined with sedating herbs, supplements or medications.





last update: November 2008



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