Clarinex Oral Syrup 0.5Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Clarinex: Oral syrup (0.5mg)

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Clarinex 0.5mg/ml Syrup

What is this Medicine?

DESLORATADINE (des lor AT a deen) is an antihistamine. It helps to relieve sneezing, runny nose, and itchy, watery eyes. This medicine is used to treat or prevent symptoms of allergies. It is also used to treat itchy skin rash and hives.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Clarinex: Oral syrup(0.5mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage By Strength
In-Depth Information

Clarinex 0.5mg/ml Syrup

NDC: 000851334
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Pruritus, Allergic Rhinitis, Chronic Idiopathic Urticaria

Storage Information
Protect from light
Store at 77 degrees F; excursions permitted to 59-86 degrees F
Clarinex 0.5mg/ml Syrup

Reported Side Effects for Clarinex 0.5mg/ml Syrup

Skin Redness Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Emotional Lability Incidence:
<3.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Causing To Be Hungry Incidence:
<3.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Anaphylactoid Reactions Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Vomiting Incidence:
<6.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Irritability Incidence:
<12.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Liver Infection Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Rash With Pustules Incidence:
<3.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Hives Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Runny Nose Incidence:
<4.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Itching Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Inability To Sleep Incidence:
<4.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Skin Rash Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Nose Bleed Incidence:
<3.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Swelling Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Shortness Of Breath Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Loose Stools Incidence:
<19.7%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Cough Incidence:
<10.8%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Decreased Appetite Incidence:
<4.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Muscle Pain Incidence:
2.1-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Tired Incidence:
2.1-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Menstrual Cramps Incidence:
2.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Drowsiness Incidence:
2.1-9.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
3.0-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Dry Mouth Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Sore Throat Incidence:
3.0-4.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Infection Incidence:
3.1-21.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Lightheadedness Incidence:
4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Fever Incidence:
5.5-16.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
14.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Clarinex 0.5mg/ml Syrup

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Minor Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Clarinex 0.5mg/ml Syrup(Desloratadine)
Alcohol and Desloratadine(Desloratadine)
You may feel drowsy or more tired when taking this medicine with alcoholic beverages. Do not drive or operate machinery until you know how these drugs affect you.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

SECOND Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

THIRD Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

Lactation

Compatible - This drug is generally safe to take by nursing mothers.


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