Desloratadine Oral Disintegrating Tablet 2.5Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Desloratadine: Oral disintegrating tablet (2.5mg)

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Clarinex RediTabs 2.5mg ODT
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., a Subsidiary of Merck & Co., Inc.
Pill Identification:

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.

In-Depth Information

Desloratadine 2.5mg Orally Disintegrating Tablet

NDC: 551110551
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




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

Storage Information
Store in carton until time of use
Store between 68 to 77 degrees F, excursions permitted 59 to 86 degrees F
Product should always be stored in the blister and only removed immediately before use
Desloratadine 2.5mg Orally Disintegrating Tablet

Reported Side Effects for Desloratadine 2.5mg Orally Disintegrating Tablet

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 Desloratadine 2.5mg Orally Disintegrating Tablet

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 Desloratadine 2.5mg Orally Disintegrating Tablet(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 C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

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


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