Loratadine is an antihistamine that reduces the natural chemical histamine in the body. Histamine can produce symptoms of sneezing, itching, watery eyes, and runny nose.
Loratadine is used to treat the symptoms of allergies, such as sneezing, watery eyes, and runny nose. It is also used to treat skin hives and itching in people with chronic skin reactions.
Loratadine may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Loratadine is a selective antihistamine used to relieve allergic rhinitis (seasonal allergy) symptoms, including sneezing, runny nose, itching, and watery eyes. It is also used to treat people with idiopathic urticaria. Loratadine is available alone and in a combination product.
Loratadine Side effects:
Some common side effects that a user may expect are:
- Dry mouth and thirst
- Dry nose
Some serious loratadine side effects that need a doctor’s attention are:
- Severe weakness
- Accelerated heartbeat
- Stomach pain