Generic Clarinex works instantly as it enters the blood stream. It blocks the action of the histamines that are released by the immune system that causes allergies. Histamines cause the allergy by sticking to the site of action called receptors on the blood vessels. This enlarges or dilates the blood vessels, which causes redness, swelling, and itching, of the area, resulting into an allergy. This medication avoids the action of histamine from occurring, thus establishing its antihistamine property. It cures all the symptoms of allergy and thus resolves your problem. With the intake of this medication you will certainly get a relief from the allergy within few hours. It is a guaranteed solution for the allergies.
The prescribed dose of generic Clarinex is 5 mg in a day. Usually the dose of it as singly, whenever needed. If you don't get the relief from the symptoms of allergic reactions by one dosage then continue the same dosage for next 3 to 4 days. If you don't get the relief from the symptoms of allergic reactions after continuing the dosage of this drug for 3 to 4 days then take the doctor's advice and change the medicine. The safety about the dosage of this medication in children is not yet known, so consult the doctor if you want to use this medication in children.
If you are suffering from kidney or liver disease, the dosage of 5 mg of this medication is prescribed to be taken on alternate days. It can be taken before or after the meal. Swallow this pill full. Don't powder, break, or chew it. Take it with the full glass of water. Its dosage should not be increased more than 5 mg in a day if you don't get the results. Please consult the doctor, if you want to increase the dosage of this medication.
Difficulty breathing, shortness of breath, Irregular or fast heartbeats, Swelling of the face, lips, mouth, or tongue, or Hives are the serious side effects of generic Clarinex. Call your doctor immediately if you notice any of these side effects. Other side effects that are less serious, may be more likely to occur with the intake of this drug, which are dizziness, back pain, headache, sore throat, muscle aches, stomach pain, and drying of mouth
Before using this drug, tell your doctor your medical history.
The safety of the generic Clarinex is not known in the babies below 6 months of age. So, it is not given to the babies below 6 months.
If you are having allergy to Desloratadine or any other ingredients of this anti-allergic drugs, please avoid the intake of the medicine.
Special note for pregnant women: Pregnant women should avoid the intake of this drug. Food and Drug Administration has put this medication in the pregnancy C category drug. It means that unborn baby can be harmed, if pregnant women take the dosage of this drug. Please talk to your doctor, if you want to take it during the pregnancy. Doctor can suggest some medicines which reduces the effect of generic Clarinex on unborn baby.
In the breast-feeding women the intake of this drug should be avoided because it passes through the milk to the child and can harm his health. If nursing mother is suffering from the severe allergic reactions and she needs to take it then she should stop breast-feeding the baby while on dosage of this medication. Breast-feeding can be continued 3 to 4 days after stopping the dosage of this medication
Special care should be taken while giving this drug to the elderly patients. Doctor's guidance should be taken regarding the dosage of this medication in elderly patients.
Individuals suffering from problems of kidney disease, liver diseases, or heart diseases should consult the doctor regarding the dosage of anti-allergic medicine.
Please don't drive the machinery or any vehicle soon after taking the dosage of this drug because it can cause dizziness.
If the symptoms do not get better within few days or if they become worse after taking generic Clarinex for long period, check with your doctor
If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately.Sleepiness was observed to be the one of the major side effects of overdose of generic Clarinex (more than 50 mg in a day) No brutal side effects were observed if you miss the dosage of this drug. Some minor side effects that are observed if you discontinue the dosage of this medication are weakness and tiredness.
Store at room temperature between 59 and 86 degrees F (15-30 degrees C) away from light and moisture