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.

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