the package insert of the medicine Clarilerg. Therapeutic class of Antihistamínico. Active principlesLoratadine.
Clarilerg is indicated for the relief of symptoms associated with allergic rhinitis, such as: itchy nose, runny nose (rhinorrhea), sneezing, burning and itchy eyes.
Clarilerg is also indicated for the relief of the signs and symptoms of urticaria and other skin allergies.
Use adult and children above 12 years – oral Use
How it works?
Clarilerg helps to reduce allergy symptoms by preventing the effects of histamine, a substance produced by the body itself.
The signs and symptoms of ocular and nasal allergic rhinitis are quickly relieved after oral administration of the product.
How to use?
Adults and children above 12 years of age or with body weight above 30 Kg:
- a tablet Clarilerg (10 mg) once per day.
do Not administer more than 1 pill in 24 hours.
Your doctor or pharmacist will inform you when you should stop taking this medicine.
What are the evils that can cause me?
Next to the effects needed for their treatment, the medicines may cause unwanted effects.
Although not all of the side effects occur, you should seek medical care if any of them occur.
Clarilerg usually does not cause dryness in the mouth and drowsiness.
The most common effects are:
- headache, fatigue, disturbance in stomach, nervousness and skin eruptions.
In rare cases, hair loss, severe allergic reactions, liver problems, tachycardia, palpitations, and dizziness have been reporteds.
When should I not use?
Clarilerg is contraindicated for use by patients who have shown any type of allergic reaction or unusual to any of the components of the formula.
Warnings and Precautions
what should I know before using?
If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, or if you have disease in the liver or in the kidney, see your doctor or pharmacist.
Clarilerg pregnancy and lactation: this medicine should not be used by pregnant women without medical or dental surgeon.
it is Not established if the use of Clarilerg can lead to risks during pregnancy or breastfeeding.
Therefore, the medicine should only be used if the potential benefits to the mother justify the potential risk to the fetus or the newborn.
Considering that loratadine is excreted in breast milk and because of the increased risk of the use of antihistamines by children, particularly newborns and premature infants, you must choose or by the discontinuation of breastfeeding, or for stopping use of the product.
In elderly patients there is no need to change the dose, since no changes occur in the metabolism caused by age.
Should follow the same guidelines given for adults.
If you have any liver disease or renal insufficiency, the starting dose should be decreased to one tablet (10 mg) on alternate days. In this case, see your doctor.
When administered concomitantly with alcohol, Clarilerg does not exercise effects power-ups,as has been shown by evaluations in studies of psychomotor performance.
Increased plasma concentrations of loratadine has been reported in controlled clinical studies, after concomitant use with ketoconazole, erythromycin or cimetidine, but without clinically significant changes (including electrocardiographic).
Other drugs known to be inhibitors of hepatic metabolism should be coadministrados with caution until definitive studies of the interaction can be completed.
what to do if someone use a larger amount than is recommended?
Clarilerg should be used only in the recommended dose.
If you use a great deal of this medicine may cause drowsiness, headache and increase in the frequency of the heartbeat.
so, immediately look for medical help leading to the package insert for the product.
you Should avoid causing vomiting and the ingestion of food or drinks.
The most appropriate is to seek a medical service, preference, knowing the exact amount of medicine ingested by the patient.
what should I do when I forget to use this medicine?
If you s and forget to take a dose at the right time, take it as soon as possible and then readjust the schedule with the last dose taken, continuing the treatment as the new scheduled times.
do Not take two doses at once.