Advertisement

What precautions are there for desloratadine (Clarinex)?

Your doctor and pharmacist should discuss several precautions with you before you take desloratadine (Clarinex). These include:

  • Talk to your doctor if you think you are allergic to desloratadine, loratadine (Claritin) or other antihistamines.
  • Make sure you tell your doctor and pharmacist all prescription drugs and nonprescription substances you are taking, including vitamins, aspirin or any dietary supplements, such as St. John's Wort.
  • Make sure you tell your doctor if you have any kidney or liver problems or the condition phenylketonuria. 
  • Make sure you tell your doctor about your plans to get pregnant, if you are currently pregnant or if you are breastfeeding.

Continue Learning about Respiratory Agent

What time of day does my child need to receive the oxygen therapy?
Stacy Wiegman, PharmDStacy Wiegman, PharmD
What time of day your child receives oxygen therapy depends on how much is needed. Usually, if y...
More Answers
How can I tell if my child needs oxygen therapy?
Stacy Wiegman, PharmDStacy Wiegman, PharmD
More than likely, you cannot tell if your child needs oxygen therapy. Your child's doctor needs ...
More Answers
Who should take allergy and sinus medications?
Stacy Wiegman, PharmDStacy Wiegman, PharmD
If you have pollen allergy or sinus symptoms, over-the-counter (OTC) and prescription medications ca...
More Answers
Will my child need oxygen therapy for the rest of his life?
Stacy Wiegman, PharmDStacy Wiegman, PharmD
How long your child needs oxygen therapy depends on why he needs oxygen therapy. If your child h...
More Answers

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.