Clarinex used for?
Clarinex is used in patients:
years of age and older to
treat symptoms of seasonal allergic rhinitis (?hay fever?)
- 6 months of age and
older to treat symptoms of perennial allergic rhinitis
- 6 months of age and older to relieve itching due
to hives in patients with recurrent hives
Who should not take Clarinex?
You should not take Clarinex if
you are allergic to Claritin or Clarinex, or to any of the
ingredients in Claritin or Clarinex.
What should I tell my doctor
or healthcare provider?
Tell your doctor or healthcare
provider if you:
- have or had liver problems
- have or had kidney problems
- are trying to become pregnant, are already pregnant, or
Tell your healthcare provider
about all the medicines you take, including prescription and
non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
Some medicines may affect how Clarinex works or Clarinex may
affect how your other medicines work.
What are some possible side
effects of Clarinex? (This
is NOT a complete list of side effects reported with Clarinex.
Your healthcare provider can discuss with you a more complete
list of side effects.)
- pharyngitis (sore throat)
- dry mouth
For more detailed information
about Clarinex, ask your healthcare provider.