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Drug information on Delorta (Desloratadine) from AHPL

Delorta

  Tablet  
AHPL
Generic : Desloratadine
 39.90
5mg
10

Drug Name : Desloratadine

Desloratadine(Clarinex) generic Delorta is an antihistamine, prescribed for allergic reactions in patients 2 years of age and older. It blocks histamine's action, which reduces allergy symptoms.
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Medical Condition(s) for which Delorta may be prescribed


Side effects of Delorta

  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.

  Child:

  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.

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.

How to use Delorta?

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

When is Delorta not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Delorta

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 Delorta

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Delorta

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



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