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How does loratadine treat season allergies?

Seasonal allergies are usually caused by the release of histamine in your body in response to an environmental influence. This histamine affects your body by producing symptoms like itchy nose and throat, watery eyes, sneezing and runny nose. Loratadine is an antihistamine. This means that loratadine works to deter and block the release of histamine in your body, lessening the effects of seasonal allergies.

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