What should I avoid while taking loratadine?

Until you know how you will react to loratadine you should avoid driving or operating heavy machinery. This is because some forms of loratadine can make you drowsy. Additionally, certain medical conditions and medications may increase your risk for complications associated with loratadine. You should not use loratadine if you are allergic to any of the active ingredients in this medication. Certain medical conditions and medications may interact adversely with loratadine. Medical conditions like phenylketonuria (PKU), pregnancy, asthma, breastfeeding, allergies and kidney or liver problems may increase your chance for adverse reactions. Additionally, the medication amiodarone may not react well with loratadine.

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