Desloratadine Odt

  • Allergies

Desloratadine Odt Generic Name & Formulations

General Description

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

Pharmacological Class


How Supplied

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

Generic Availability

Tabs (YES); syrup (NO)

Desloratadine Odt Indications


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

Desloratadine Odt Dosage and Administration

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 Contraindications

Not Applicable

Desloratadine Odt Boxed Warnings

Not Applicable

Desloratadine Odt Warnings/Precautions


ODT: Phenylketonurics. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers: not recommended.

Desloratadine Odt Pharmacokinetics

See Literature

Desloratadine Odt Interactions

Desloratadine Odt Adverse Reactions

Adverse Reactions

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

Desloratadine Odt Clinical Trials

See Literature

Desloratadine Odt Note


Formerly known under the brand name Clarinex ODT.

Desloratadine Odt Patient Counseling

See Literature