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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Clarinex oral.

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Condition: Other
9/27/2010 1:43:53 AM

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Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
PLEASE WATCH OUT for the possibility that someone may switch your Clarinex for Oxycodone, which looks VERY similar, and is a very powerful narcotic. Obviously, the likelihood is greater that the reverse may occur (and for this reason this post will also appear on the Oxycodone comment site) MANUFACTURERS OF BOTH SHOULD CONSIDER CHANGING APPEARANCE OF ONE OR THE OTHER.

Condition: Other
4/21/2009 8:18:43 PM

Reviewer: maddie1204, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
My daughter was diagnosed with asthma. I have tried everything under the sun to prevent these coughing spells that she would have after a cold. She has been on steroids, albuteral as well as a host of other meds. This one has been effective but it dries her nose out. I only give it at bedtime, once daily and it has worked so far.I never believed she had asthma.

Condition: Other
12/7/2008 8:13:39 PM

Reviewer: donna, 75 or over Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This medication was prescribed for me to stop a runny nose from a cold. Instead, my nose ran constantly after taking it. What would cause that to happen. I intend not to take anymore. I have taken two pills, so far.

Condition: Other
11/29/2008 9:42:20 AM

Reviewer: mothermertle, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I've been taking Clarinex (5mg) for 8 years. I tried Allegra & Zyrtec...no luck. I'm allergic to chicken, beer yeast, and 7 molds. My symptom is itching under the skin, which result in hives. My doctor put me on 25mg at first and it made me very sleepy. I take it about every 2-3 days and it works great for me. However, the insurance company is wanting me to try something else...th ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
11/24/2007 10:26:19 PM

Reviewer: laurie2860, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
i've been taking Clarinex for several years now for my year-long allergies. this is the only drug i have found to work for me. you have to take it for several months to notice a difference. the only side effect i've experienced from it is a terrible dry mouth. i drink lots of water and suck on alot of mints or candy.

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