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What is the difference between prescription and OTC loratadine?

There is no difference in the active ingredient between prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) loratadine products. Loratadine is available at the same strength OTC and prescription in most states. Oregon is the only state that will not allow certain forms of loratadine to be sold over-the-counter.

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