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Can you give your dog claritin not claritin d for allergies?

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2012-04-06 16:38:42
2012-04-06 16:38:42

I'm not a vet, but I would say don't EVER give a dog any medication of any kind without clearing it with a vet. Dogs do NOT have human physiology.

If for no other reason than the dosage is too difficult to calculate based on the dog weight in kilograms, etc., leave the prescriptions and medication choices to the veterinarian. If given too much, it can cause all kinds of problems for your dog, especially depending on the size of the dog. Contact a vet.

Cats and dogs can and do take claritin for allergies but it is still best to talk to a vet first to determine the best dosage for your pet and possible interactions your vet might know about concerning your particular animal.

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I dont know the "correct" answer but to fight off my allergies ive been mixing claritin D and allegra and it works great!

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They are not exactly the same. Loratadine is the active ingredient in Claritin (and its generic form), but the "D" in Claritin D refers to the decongestant, pseudoephedrine... so, Claritin D is a combination of loratadine and pseudoephedrine. It's basically like combining regular Claritin with regular Sudafed. If you have no congestion, you don't need the "D". Always ask a doctor or pharmacist if you are unsure or need more information.

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Yes. Drink plenty of fluids. Use Tylenol, aspirin or an NSAID for fever or headache. This applies to Claritin (Loratadine) and not Claritin D (Loratadine with Pseudoephedrine)For Claritin D Yes. These medications each contain two drugs that treat two different conditions. Mucinex DM is an expectorant/cough suppressant. Claritin D is an antihistamine decongestant. Avoid Claritin D if you have high blood pressure or heart problems. If you develop a fever, take Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin (ibuprofen) with any of these.Source: http://www.bjchealth.org/?id=5488&sid=3

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