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Should I let my doctor know I am taking loratadine?

You should always discuss the medications you are taking with your doctor, as he or she will be able to predict any interactions you may have between medications and medical conditions. Your doctor may be able to tell you which medical conditions and medications interact adversely with loratadine. Medical conditions like phenylketonuria (PKU), asthma, allergies and kidney or liver problems may increase your chance for adverse reactions. Pregnant women and nursing mothers may also be at risk for adverse reactions. Additionally, the medication amiodarone may not react well with loratadine.

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