Desloratadine ODT Rx

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Desloratadine ODT

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Generic Name and Formulations:

Desloratadine 2.5mg, 5mg; orally-disintegrating tabs; tutti-frutti flavor; contains phenylalanine.

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Indications for Desloratadine ODT:

Seasonal allergic rhinitis (for patients ≥2yrs old). Perennial allergic rhinitis, chronic idiopathic urticaria (for patients ≥6 months old).

Adults and Children:

Dissolve on tongue; swallow with or without water. <6yrs: use other forms. 6–11yrs: 2.5mg once daily. ≥12yrs: 5mg once daily. Renal or hepatic impairment: initially 5mg every other day.

Warnings/Precautions:

ODT: Phenylketonurics. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers: not recommended.

See Also:

CLARINEX

CLARINEX SYRUP

Pharmacological Class:

Antihistamine.

Adverse Reactions:

Pharyngitis, dry mouth or throat, myalgia, fatigue, somnolence, dysmenorrhea, headache, nausea, dizziness. Children: fever, diarrhea, upper respiratory infections, irritability, coughing.

Note:

Formerly known under the brand name Clarinex ODT.

Generic Availability:

Tabs (YES); syrup (NO)

How Supplied:

Tabs—100, 500; Syrup—4oz, 16oz; ODT—contact supplier