Non sedating antihistamine clarinex
It has a longer duration of action, 27 hours, than claritin, and is a truly a once daily medication. Read more See 1 more doctor answer Clarinex is desloratidine, the major metabolite of loratidine or claritin.So, when you take loratidine, the body turns much of it into desloratidine.If you have already done this, then it is time to see your doctor, possibly referral to allergist or ENT depends on what the problem is. Read more See 1 more doctor answer Desloratidine is the active metabolite of loratidine.Loratidine is available as Claritin and must be metabolized to desloratidine in the liver to become the active metabolite desloratidine.Clarinex is des-loratadine and Claritin is loratadine. So (according to the manufacturer) you have the benefits of loratidine with minimal side effects.It is common in the pharmaceutical industry to use active metabolites or isomers of drugs.The advantage is thought to be quicker onset of action and longer action of anti-histamine effect.Clinically, there is not much difference between the two. Read more See 1 more doctor answer Clarinex has only slight differences in chemical structure from the original product of Claritin and in my clinical experience you will not notice any difference in relieving your allergy symptoms.
This potentially gives you a more active compound while minimizing the potential side effect. Read more See 1 more doctor answer Clarinex is the brand name for desloratadine, the major metabolite of Loratadine (claritin). Desloratadine is approved for treatment of seasonal and perennial allergic rhinitis as well as chronic hives.Clarinex is available as a tablet, reditab, oral solution and as a combination Clarinex is one stereo chemical form of the loratidine molecule.However, desloratidine is available as Clarinex and is already in the more potent form. Read more When you take loratidine, your liver breaks it down to desloratine which is actually responsible for the anti-histamine effects you need.Desloratidine has a much longer effect (28 hours) than loratidine (8 hours) which is why loratidine lasts such a long time. Read more Desloratadine is the primary metabolite is loratadine.
Some hereditary forms cannot be cured but only controlled by medications.Antihistamines help to reduce itching but cannot cure this condition. Read more See 1 more doctor answer Looking for another allergy medication, i would keep the one that works best for you and take it diligently everyday with a steroid nasal spray twice daily for a month to see a big difference with just burst of meds here and there and only when you feel like it.