The results of this new laboratory study show that loratadine
(trade name: Claritin[sup.
We don't think Cetirizine and Loratadine
work any differently so it is a matter of preference.
Day and colleagues (20,21) conducted two clinical studies using an EEU to characterize the efficacy and onset of action of cetirizine 10 mg, loratadine
10 mg and placebo after patients with SAR were exposed to ragweed pollen in a controlled environment.
fexofenadine is indicated for use in children aged 6 years and older, loratadine
for children 2 years or older, cetirizine for children 6 months and older, and azelastine for children 5 years and older.
On August 19, 1997, just 11 days after the agency announced voluntary guidelines for broadcast DTC ads, the FDA cited the Schering Corporation for two misleading TV commercials for the widely prescribed antihistamine loratadine
Now, the Canadian team has done the same type of experiment with five common antihistamines: loratadine
(Claritin), astemizole (Hismanal), hydroxyzine (Atarax), doxylamine (Unisom and Nyquil), and cetirizine (Reactine).
after defects were found in blister packaging for the Loratadine
and Pseudoephedrine Sulfate Extended Release Tablets.
, available as Claritin since 1993 and now available in several generic and over-the-counter formulations, is a popular nonsedating antihistamine used by many women of child-bearing age.
After a 3- to 5-day run-in period with placebo, patients were randomized into three groups during the 2-week study: 501 patients received montelukast 10 mg once daily at bedtime, 165 patients received loratadine
10 mg once daily as a positive control group, and 492 patients received placebo.
At this point, oral combination therapy was started with prednisone (40 mg daily), cromolyn sodium (200 mg four times a day), ranitidine (150 mg twice a day), and loratadine
(10 mg daily).
Fexofenadine and loratadine
are nonsedating agents, and acrivastine and cetirizine have low sedative properties.
Food and Drug Administration ("FDA") for its Abbreviated New Drug Application ("ANDA") for Ciclopirox Topical Solution, 8% (Nail Lacquer) ("ciclopirox nail lacquer") and its Supplemental ANDA for Loratadine
Syrup (Oral Suspension), 5 mg/5 mL ("loratadine
syrup") in a grape flavored formulation, an over-the-counter (OTC) product.
The company produces an extensive portfolio of store-brand allergy products that compare to leading national-brands, such as Loratadine
tablets (Claritin), Cetirizine HCl tablets (Zyrtec), and the most recent non-sedating antihistamine to switch from prescription to over-the-counter, Fexofenadine HCl tablets (Allegra Allergy).
Cetirizine or loratadine
are the best for breastfeeding women, ask your pharmacist for advice.
Nonsedating antihistamine choices include fexofenadine and loratadine
(with or without a decongestant).