What are Clarityn Rapide Allergy Melt in The Mouth Tablets?
Clarityn Rapide Allergy Tablets are antihistamine tablets designed to reduce the effects of hay fever. They help to ease symptoms such as sneezing, runny nose, watery eyes, and itching, so you can go about your day without worrying about annoying hay fever symptoms.
Who can take Clarityn Rapide Tablets?
Clarityn Rapide tablets are ideal for those who want to reduce their hay fever symptoms but don’t want to take a tablet that will make them feel drowsy. They can be taken by children as young as 2, making them perfect for all the family.
Can Clarityn Rapide Allergy Melt in The Mouth Tablets be taken for more than just hay fever?
These tablets can be used to ease other allergic symptoms as well as just hayfever. Some of the other conditions and symptoms this product can be used for include:
- Allergic conjunctivitis (red itchy eyes)
- Red, itchy skin
- Hives Rash
- Insect Bites
- Some food allergies
If you’re not sure whether this medication will be able to help with your allergy, speak to your doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist for advice.
Is it ok to take Clarityn Rapide while pregnant or breastfeeding?
You should not take this product if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Always speak to your doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist before taking any new medication if you’re pregnant or breastfeeding, to make sure that the medicine is safe for both you and your baby.
Can I drink Alcohol while taking Clarityn Rapide Allergy Melt in The Mouth Tablets?
These tablets have not been shown to add to the effects of alcoholic drinks when taken together. However, it is generally advised that you should not drink alcohol while taking any antihistamines.
Can I drive after taking these tablets?
If you take Clarityn Rapide as recommended then you shouldn’t experience any drowsiness after taking these tablets. However, you may very rarely experience drowsiness which can impair your ability to drive or operate tools or machinery. Do not attempt to drive or use machinery unless you are sure that you are not affected in this way.
Will taking Clarityn Rapide Tablets interfere with other medication?
You may experience increased side effects of Clarityn Rapide when you take these tablets with medicines that alter the performance of some enzymes responsible for drug-metabolism in the liver. If you take one of these medications or take another medication and are not sure whether you can take the two together, speak to your doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist before taking this product.
How often should I take these Melt in The Mouth Tablets?
Take 1 Clarityn Rapide tablet every day. Place the tablet into your mouth and it will dissolve in your mouth with a delicious minty flavour so you can swallow it. You do not need to take these tablets with a sip of water or a cold drink, but you can if you want to. You can also take these tablets with food if you would like to.
When should this product not be used?
Clarityn Rapide is not suitable for use by children under the age of 2, or children aged between 2 – 12 who weigh less than 30kg or 4st 7lbs. Do not take this product if you are allergic to loratadine or any of the other listed ingredients.
Are there any potential side effects when taking Clarityn Rapide Allergy Melt In The Mouth Tablets?
Like all medicines, Clarityn Rapide can have side effects, although not everybody will get them. Call your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following symptoms of a severe allergic reaction:
- Skin rash that includes blistered, swollen, or peeling skin
- Tightness in the throat or chest
- Swelling of the mouth, lips, tongue, or throat
Other common side effects you may experience when taking these tablets include:
- Increased appetite
- Difficulty sleeping
- Nervousness or tiredness in children under 12
If you experience these or any other side effects while taking this product, stop use and speak to your doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist right away.
This product is a medicine; make sure to speak to your doctor or pharmacist before taking this product if you have an underlying medical problem or are taking any other medicine or complementary therapy. If your symptoms get worse or continue after taking this product, contact your doctor.
If you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant, or breastfeeding, speak to your doctor or pharmacist before taking this product. If you suffer from any allergies, ask your doctor or pharmacist if this medicine is right for you.
Store all medicines out of sight and reach of children.
Please read the included leaflet carefully before using this product.
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- • The active substance is loratadine. Each oral lyophilisate contains 10 mg loratadine. • The other ingredients are gelatin, mannitol (E421), anhydrous citric acid, mint flavour
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