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.
Desloratadine ODT Warnings/Precautions:
ODT: Phenylketonurics. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers: not recommended.
Desloratadine ODT Classification:
Pharyngitis, dry mouth or throat, myalgia, fatigue, somnolence, dysmenorrhea, headache, nausea, dizziness. Children: fever, diarrhea, upper respiratory infections, irritability, coughing.
Formerly known under the brand name Clarinex ODT.
Generic Drug Availability:
Tabs (YES); syrup (NO)
Tabs—100; Syrup—4oz, 16oz; ODT—contact supplier