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Alerta -D (Desloratadine) Drug Price and Information

Alerta -D is an antihistamine, prescribed for allergic reactions in patients 2 years of age and older. It blocks histamine's action, which reduces allergy symptoms.

Alerta -D

Gary Pharmaceuticals P Ltd.
Generic : Desloratadine
10 Tablets
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    Drug information on Alerta -D (Desloratadine) from Gary Pharmaceuticals P Ltd.


    Drug Name : Desloratadine

    Desloratadine(Clarinex) generic Alerta -D is an antihistamine, prescribed for allergic reactions in patients 2 years of age and older. It blocks histamine's action, which reduces allergy symptoms.
    More Info about Desloratadine

    Trade Names for Desloratadine

    India : 


    International : 

    Clarinex, Reditabs

    Medical condition(s) for which Alerta -D may be prescribed

    Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

    Adult: PO- The recommended dose is 5 mg once daily.
    Children 6 to 11 years of age: Syrup- The recommended dose is 1 teaspoonful (2.5 mg in 5 mL) once daily. Tablet- The recommended dose is one 2.5 mg tablet once daily.
    Children 12 months to 5 years of age: The recommended dose is 1/2 teaspoonful (1.25 mg in 2.5 mL) once daily.
    Children 6 to 11 months of age: The recommended dose is 2 mL (1.0 mg) once daily.

    Side effects of Alerta -D

    Adult and Adolescents:

    Most Common: Inflammation of pharynx, dry mouth, muscle pain, drowsiness, painful menstrual periods and hives.

    Heart: Fast heart rate and palpitations.

    Miscellaneous: Headache, nausea, fatigue, dizziness, indigestion and elevated liver enzyme levels.


    Most Common: Urinary tract infection and infectious diseases like chickenpox.

    Respiratory: Respiratory tract infection, nosebleed and runny nose.

    Gastrointestinal: Diarrhea, vomiting and loss of appetite.

    Miscellaneous: Rash, redness of skin, ear infection and sleeplessness.

    How to use Alerta -D?

    It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with or without food.

    When Should Alerta -D not be taken? (Contraindications)



    Warnings and Precautions for Alerta -D

    Caution should be exercised in patients with history of kidney or liver problems, any allergy, who are taking other medications, children, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

    It may cause dizziness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

    Other Precautions for Alerta -D

    Avoid excess dosage.

    Storage Conditions for Alerta -D

    Store it at controlled room temperature (25°C), and in an airtight container.

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