Claramax (Desloratadine) (des lor AT a deen)
What is Claramax (Desloratadine) used for?
Claramax (Desloratadine) is an antihistamine that is used to treat the symptoms of allergies, such as watery eyes, sneezing, runny nose and itchiness. This drug may also be used to treat hives. Antihistamines work by helping to reduce the effects of the natural chemical histamine, which causes the symptoms of allergies to occur.
How should I use Claramax (Desloratadine)?
Claramax (Desloratadine) tablets are taken orally, once per day or as directed by your physician. Patients should never exceed the dosage prescribed to them by their physician, and should not continue to take this medication for longer than recommended by their physician.
What are the side effects of Claramax (Desloratadine)?
Some side effects which have been reported by patients taking Claramax (Desloratadine) include:
Consult your physician immediately if any of these side effects persist or worsen, or if you notice a fast pounding heartbeat, fever, seizures or yellowing of the eyes or skin.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Claramax (Desloratadine). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, especially kidney or liver disease, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.