Treats allergy symptoms and clears up congestion.
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Clarinex D (Desloratadine / Pseudoephedrine) works well to relieve allergy symptoms and nasal congestion, but it's not a good choice for people with high blood pressure.
- Combines the benefits of two medications to relieve congestion and allergy symptoms.
- Desloratidine (the antihistamine) is useful for itchy eyes, runny nose, or constant sneezing.
- Pseudoephedrine (the decongestant) is good for relieving congestion.
- Doesn't make people feel sleepy like other antihistamine-containing products.
- If you don't need both of the medications in this combination, you'd be taking extra medicine and can have extra side effects for no reason.
- Pseudoephedrine (the decongestant) can make your heart race or make you feel anxious and restless.
- Not for kids age 12 years or less.
- Not a good medication for pregnant women to take.
Clarinex D (Desloratadine / Pseudoephedrine) is a combination medicine with an antihistamine (Desloratidine) and a decongestant (Pseudoephedrine). The antihistamine relieves allergy symptoms and the decongestant clears congestion.
Side effect rates for Clarinex D (desloratadine / pseudoephedrine)
- Sleep difficulty
- Mouth dry
- Any side effect
- Sore throat
- Loss of appetite
Risks and Warnings for Clarinex D (desloratadine / pseudoephedrine)Skip risks section. Skip to common concerns section.
- Higher risk if:
- › History of high blood pressure
Clarinex D (Desloratadine / Pseudoephedrine) works by narrowing blood vessels. It can cause or worsen high blood pressure. If you feel dizzy or have a headache that won't go away, Clarinex D (Desloratadine / Pseudoephedrine) might not be the best option for you.
Common concerns from people taking Clarinex D (desloratadine / pseudoephedrine)Final section. Do you want to return to drug navigation?
- While taking this, avoid alcohol and other drugs that make you drowsy.