Drug Index

Desloratadine

 
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Mechanism :

Desloratadine is a long-acting tricyclic histamine antagonist with selective H1-receptor histamine antagonist activity.


Indication :

• Allergic rhinitis

• Urticaria


Contraindications :

Contraindicated in patients who are hypersensitive to this medication or to any of its ingredients, or to loratadine.


Dosing :

Under 6 months: Safety and efficacy not established.

6-12 months: 1 mg; orally once daily.

1-5 years: 1.25 mg; orally once daily.

6-11 years: 2.5 mg; orally once daily.

12-18 years: 5 mg orally once daily.


Adverse Effect :

Tachycardia, edema, somnolence, fatigue, dizziness, nausea, elevated liver enzymes.


Interaction :

Additive CNS depressant: effect with other CNS depressants and alcohol.


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