Claritine is an over-the-counter medication that helps reduce your allergy symptoms by blocking the effects of a substance called 'histamine', which is produced in the body when you are allergic to something.
Active Substance: Loratadine.
Dosage and method of administration:
Oral route. The tablet can be taken with or without food. Adults: One tablet once a day. Pediatric population: Children aged 6 years and over with a body weight of more than 30 kg: one tablet once daily. For an adequate dosage in children under 6 years of age or with a body weight of 30 kg or less, other more suitable formulations exist. Children under 2 years of age: The safety and effectiveness of Claritine have not been established. No data available. In patients with severe hepatic impairment, a lower starting dose should be administered as loratadine clearance may be decreased. It is recommended to administer an initial dose of 10 mg every other day in adults and children weighing more than 30 kg. Patients with renal impairment, no dose adjustment is necessary in patients with renal impairment. Elderly: Dosage adjustments are not required in the elderly.
Hypersensitivity to the active substance or to any of the excipients.
If in doubt or if symptoms persist, consult your doctor or pharmacist.
In accordance with current legislation, non-prescription medicines in Portugal can only be delivered to the municipalities of Maia, Gondomar, Matosinhos, Porto, Santo Tirso, Trofa, Valongo and Vila do Conde. This limitation does not apply to shipments to other Member States of the European Union.