What is loratadine 5mg pseudoephedrine 120mg?
Loratadine is an antihistamine which provides relief of seasonal allergy symptoms such as watery and itching eyes, runny nose, and sneezing. Pseudoephedrine is a decongestant which helps relieve a stuffy nose, promotes sinus draining, and improves breathing.
Why is Clarinase banned?
The e-mail lists Panadol Cold and Flu, Advil Cold and Sinus, Clarinase and the generic medicine Flutab by Julphar as banned, citing a fake letter from the Saudi Ministry of Health, for causing heart and mental problems.
Is it OK to take loratadine and pseudoephedrine together?
No interactions were found between loratadine and Sudafed PE Sinus & Allergy. This does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult your healthcare provider.
What is the drug Clarinase used for?
Repetab: Clarinase Repetabs is indicated for the relief of symptoms associated with allergic rhinitis and the common cold including nasal congestion, sneezing, rhinorrhea, pruritus and lacrimation.
Will Clarinase make me sleepy?
Clarinase is unlikely to make you drowsy. If you are drowsy, do not drive a car or work with machinery. Stop taking Clarinase 48 hours before you have any skin tests.
What does pseudoephedrine do to the brain?
When using pseudoephedrine you may be sleeping more soundly at night and that is directly associated with improved thinking and memory. There are many others, though, who find the nervousness caused by pseudoephedrine causes them to lose sleep resulting in a ‘foggy brain’.
Does loratadine with pseudoephedrine make you sleepy?
Unlike some antihistamines, loratadine does not enter the brain from the blood and, therefore, does not cause drowsiness when taken at recommended doses. It is one of a few antihistamines that do not cause sedation. Pseudoephedrine decongests tissues by causing blood vessels to constrict.
Can I drink coffee after taking loratadine?
Certain medications can also increase the effects of caffeine. “Right now is allergy season. So you’re taking Claritin-D, Allegra-D. Anything with pseudoephedrine decongestant in it will increase the effects of the caffeine. If you have any heart palpitations or heart rhythm conditions, don’t drink caffeine.