Claritin-D 24 Hour Loratadine and pseudoephedrine sulfate

Get an overview of CLARITIN-D 24 HOUR (loratadine and pseudoephedrine sulfate tablet, extended release), including its generic name, formulation (i.e. pill, oral solution, injection, inhaled medicine) and why it’s used. The medication in Claritin-D 24 Hour can be sold under different names.

Refer to the “Also Known As” section to reference different products that include the same medication as Claritin-D 24 Hour.

Drug Basics

Brand Name: Claritin-D 24 Hour

Generic Name: LORATADINE AND PSEUDOEPHEDRINE SULFATE

Drug Type: HUMAN OTC DRUG

Route: ORAL

Dosage Form: TABLET, EXTENDED RELEASE

Data Current As Of: 2018-10-07

Drug Facts

Active ingredient (in each tablet) Purpose
Loratadine 10 mg Antihistamine
Pseudoephedrine sulfate 240 mg Nasal decongestant

uses

  • temporarily relieves these symptoms due to hay fever or other upper respiratory allergies:
  • temporarily relieves nasal congestion due to the common cold, hay fever or other upper respiratory allergies
  • reduces swelling of nasal passages
  • temporarily relieves sinus congestion and pressure
  • temporarily restores freer breathing through the nose

warnings

Do not use

  • if you have ever had an allergic reaction to this product or any of its ingredients
  • if you are now taking a prescription monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) (certain drugs for depression, psychiatric, or emotional conditions, or Parkinson's disease), or for 2 weeks after stopping the MAOI drug. If you do not know if your prescription drug contains an MAOI, ask a doctor or pharmacist before taking this product.

Ask a doctor before use if you have

When using this product do not take more than directed. Taking more than directed may cause drowsiness.

Stop use and ask a doctor if

  • an allergic reaction to this product occurs. Seek medical help right away.
  • symptoms do not improve within 7 days or are accompanied by a fever
  • nervousness, dizziness or sleeplessness occurs

If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use.

Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

directions

  • do not divide, crush, chew or dissolve the tablet
adults and children 12 years and over 1 tablet daily with a full glass of water; not more than 1 tablet in 24 hours
children under 12 years of age ask a doctor
consumers with liver or kidney disease ask a doctor

other information

  • each tablet contains: calcium 25 mg
  • safety sealed: do not use if the individual blister unit imprinted with Claritin-D ® 24 hour is open or torn
  • store between 20° to 25°C (68° to 77°F)
  • protect from light and store in a dry place

inactive ingredients

carnauba wax, dibasic calcium phosphate dihydrate, ethylcellulose, hydroxypropyl cellulose, hypromellose, magnesium stearate, pharmaceutical ink, polyethylene glycol, povidone, silicon dioxide, sucrose, titanium dioxide

questions or comments?

1-800-CLARITIN (1-800-252-7484) or www.claritin.com

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This drug label information is as submitted to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and is intended for informational purposes only. If you think you may have a medical emergency, immediately call your doctor or dial 911. You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
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