Desloratadine Oral Tablet 5Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Desloratadine: Oral tablet (5mg)

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Desloratadine 5mg Tablet
Lupin Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Pill Identification: LU  |  S71
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Desloratadine 5mg Tablet
Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Pill Identification: M  |  D17
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Desloratadine 5mg Tablet
Virtus Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification:
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Desloratadine 5mg Tablet
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, Inc.
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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.

Similar Brand Name Drugs : Clarinex: Oral tablet (5mg)
CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Desloratadine: Oral tablet(5mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Desloratadine 5mg Tablet

NDC: 681800153
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




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

Storage Information
Avoid temperatures above 86 degrees F
Store at 77 degrees F; excursions permitted to 59-86 degrees F
Avoid exposure to heat
Desloratadine 5mg Tablet
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Lupin Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Pill Identification: LU  |  S71
Shape: round
Color: blue

Reported Side Effects for Desloratadine 5mg Tablet

Skin Redness Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Decreased Appetite Incidence:
<4.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Vomiting Incidence:
<6.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Anaphylactoid Reactions Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Causing To Be Hungry Incidence:
<3.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Emotional Lability Incidence:
<3.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Liver Infection Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Irritability Incidence:
<12.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Rash With Pustules Incidence:
<3.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Skin Rash Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Hives Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Runny Nose Incidence:
<4.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Cough Incidence:
<10.8%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Itching Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Inability To Sleep Incidence:
<4.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Loose Stools Incidence:
<19.7%*
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
Muscle Pain Incidence:
2.1-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Drowsiness Incidence:
2.1-9.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Menstrual Cramps Incidence:
2.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Tired Incidence:
2.1-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Dry Mouth Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
3.0-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Sore Throat Incidence:
3.0-4.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
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.
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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