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Can you give a dog loratadine?

Loratidine is safe to use in dogs. However, only about 1/3 of dogs will respond to anti-histamine medications. Response to one drug can be different than to others in the same class, though, so it may be worthwhile to try different antihistamines before deciding that they are ineffective in your dog ( Full Answer )

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

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 medicati ( Full Answer )

Can Loratadine cause tics?

There have been some people who reported tics or nervousness afterusing loratadine. However, the complaints were few and the ticsdisappeared after stopping the medication.

Can you give loratadine to a cat?

Answer . NEVER self medicate your pets. Phone the vet and ask this question. Your vet may ask you to bring your cat in and you should do so.

Can you take allegra and Claritin at the same time?

A professional should be consulted before mixing any medications whether prescription or over the counter. A doctor or pharmacist can warn of any possible interactions. In the case of Allegra and Claritin, there is a duplication of ingredients that can have harmful effects.

Can you take Ibuprofen and loratadine together?

There are no known interactions between these two drugs. Loratadine treats allergies. Ibuprofen is an anti-inflammatory and a pain reliever. They work on separate nerve receptors and do not affect each other. See your doctor or pharmacist for more information about your personal situation and other ( Full Answer )

Can you take diphenhydramine HCI with loratadine?

\n. \nAlthough no harmful interactions with Loratidine/Claritin have been reported, there is a theoretical possibility of an interaction with the following drugs:\n. \nAntibiotics such as erythromycin Cimetidine (Tagamet) Ketoconazole (Nizoral) Special information if you are pregnant or breas ( Full Answer )

Can i take loratadine with metronidazole?

No significant interactions are known with these drugs. Caution is always advised with multiple medications. Speak with your physician and share any concerns you may have regarding drug interactions.

Can you take cold medicine with loratadine?

\nLoratidine (Claritin, clarinex) is an antihistamine and may be taken with other cold medications that do not also contain antihistamines, but only have decongestants and cough supressants.

What is difference between allegra require a prescription while Claritin can be bought over the counter you believe they are in the same drug category and contain similar ingredients?

Claritin (loratadine) and Allegra (fexofenadine) are both in the 2nd generation antihistamine category, so you are correct - they are both in the same drug category. Loratadine, however, has applied and has bee approved by the FDA for over the counter sales while fexofenadine has not. This is why yo ( Full Answer )

Can you be allergic to Claritin?

All drugs have side effects, which may be more present for some people than others. Discontinue the drug if you are having a reaction.

Can loratadine get you high?

it doesn't get you high at all. i took about 20 which is about 200mg i believe and it did nothing, no drowsiness or any feeling of a high.

Is it safe to take loratadine after the expiration date?

Loratadine is an anti-histamine. It's major side-effect (not common) is drowsiness. It is safe to take it after the expiration date. Depending on how long after, it may simply have a weaker effect. It will not harm you, it just may not work as well. Do not use this if you have kidney or liver diseas ( Full Answer )

Can I take nefazodone and loratadine together?

You should probably avoid nefazodone altogether (there is a chance of causing liver failure, which can end up in needing a transplant or death), but if taken together there should be no other adverse effects, apart from the trivial ones of taking too much.

Is it ok to take singular and loratadine together?

Singulair and loratadine (Claritin, Alavert) are often given together to help control allergic symptoms in patients due to the fact that they have different mechanisms of action. Singulair helps to control the production of leukotrienes while loratadine helps control the production of histamines.

Do you snort loratadine?'s to be taken orally. You can't even get high off of it just more than likely killl yourself! If you want to snort something snort xanax or loratab.

Does Loratadine contain penicillin?

No. Loratadine is an over the counter antihistimine used for treating allergies. Penicillin, is an antibiotic, and is used to treat certain types of bacterial infections. It is useless in the treatment of allergies and viral infections, and you must have a prescription to obtain it.

Can you take 20mg of loratadine?

Some indications, such as allergic asthma allow dose ranges from 10-20mg once per day has been used for up to 8 weeks. I've also heard of an elderly patients getting 10mg two times per day.. but that was an accident and not intentional at all! Dosing depends on kidney and liver function..... Long ( Full Answer )

Can you take benadryl Claritin and veramyst at the same time?

No, you do not take two antihistamines at the same time. You may choose either benadryl OR Claritin, but not both. Overdosing on antihistamines causes severe sedative effects which might make you become confused or pass out. You might have trouble breathing. You will get twice the drying out effects ( Full Answer )

Can you give mucinex and Claritin at the same time?

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 expe ( Full Answer )

Can you take Astepro and Claritin at the same time?

In my case, the answer is yes. I have asthma, and seasonal allergies. I have been on claritin for years, but this year i have had significant nasal allergies that the claritin hasn't prevented, such as post nasal drip, which then causes congestion and asthma flare ups. So my Pulmonologist just presc ( Full Answer )

Is loratadine the same as Claritin d?

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 regul ( Full Answer )

Can you mix Prozac and Loratadine?

I am currently on Fluoxetine and have allergies. I take Loratadine and have had no problems with doing this. I have read the leaflet for the Fluoxetine and nothing came up. However, to be sure you should ask a medical professional.

How much of loratadine does it take to get messed up?

you know WHAT i don't think anyone should answer that question so plz people don't because this guy might be trying to get whacked or high or whatever you wanna call it! Anything over 20mg in 2hours can cause retardation of the hepatic and renal systems leading to liver & kidney failure, brain dam ( Full Answer )

Is loratadine like Adderall?

No, loratadine is used to treat itchy eyes, sneezing, runny nose, ect.. It is an anhistimine. Adderall is an amphetamine used to treat add, adhd, or narcolepsy.

Can you take Claritin and Advil and use saline spray at the same time?

Yes. Claritin is an antihistamine and Advil is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) med, and they are completely safe taken together. The saline spray is basically a salt water used to flush the sinuses, and is safe to use with these two drugs, as well.

Can a dog take CLARITIN It is not misspelled the word is CLARITIN?

Surprisingly enough, the answer is yes. Claritin is safe to use for dogs to relieve itching. Claritin-D should not be used on dogs, as it contains pseudoephedrine. Also, Claritin contains propylene glycol and should not be used on cats. Dosage for dogs is about half of the recommended human dosage ( Full Answer )

Can you take loratadine while taking antibiotics?

This combination would not be expected to cause any significant drug interactions, and would generally be considered safe. Of course, as antibiotics are a prescription item, they should only be used under supervision of a physician who can evaluate the use of loratadine with the specific antibiotic ( Full Answer )

Can you take allegra and Claritin in the same day?

You can take them both on the same day. As long as you take them as if you were going to take the same medicine. Such as following the recommended does and the time schedule in which you take them.

Can loratadine cause you to test positive for benzo's?

I think you are thinking of Lorazepam, which is Ativan. Loratadine is not Lorazepam. It's Claritin. It's an allergy medication. Generally it's over the counter. Benzodiazepines are things like Valium, Klonopin, Xanax. Loratadine is totally different.

Is Loratadine the same as Benadryl?

Both are antihistamines, but have different substances, different side effects. Loratadine does not cause depression in the Central Nervous System. Benadryl may cause addiction, when taken without a medical prescription. Before taking diphenhydramine,(Benadryl) tell your doctor or pharmacist ( Full Answer )

Can you take fexofenadine hydrochloride and loratadine together?

While you can take both of them together, at recommendeddosages, there is no real benefit to taking both at once. They areboth H1 (histamine) antagonists (antihistamines) that have far lesssedating (anticholinergic) effects than other antihistamines.Taking either should be sufficient to relieve symp ( Full Answer )

What is loratadine used to treat?

Loratadine, made by Claritine, is a little-to-no drowsiness allergy medication for ages 2 years and older. It is used to treat allergy symptoms such as coughing, sneezing, and runny nose.