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Condition: Stuffy Nose
11/3/2011 4:28:02 PM

Reviewer: loratidine user, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
At change of seasons I take Loratidine (generic Claritin) and it gives me a lot of relief. From stuffy nose, sneezing and itchy eyes. This season for some reason after being on it more than a few days, it gave me horrible watery diarrhea. I stopped taking it and the diarrhea resolved. Haven't confirmed whether or not it will occur with the brand name versus generic.

Condition: Stuffy Nose
3/15/2010 5:25:47 PM

Reviewer: LeRoy, 75 or over Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have had seasonal allergy and sinus problems nearly all my life and have spent a small fortune on prescription and otc drugs. Now, because of my age, it has come down to what my body will tolerate and I've discovered Loratadine 10mg 24hr tabs do a fair job for me. I am allergic to anything with diphenhydramine in it so that takes most other meds out of play. Pseudoephedrine raises my blood p ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Stuffy Nose
2/19/2010 6:14:24 PM

Reviewer: Donald, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have been taking the 24 hour allergy pill, no decongestant. It works very well in controlling the sinus stuffiness and I sleep like a baby but I noticed I was having joint pains, specifically in my left knee. It took me several times on and off to realize that it occurs after taking for a few days. when I go off, it clears up slowly. I never had this problem before and am convinced it is a side ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Stuffy Nose
2/14/2010 9:47:37 PM

Reviewer: 65-74 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Started taking this drug because of constant stuffy nose. It helped that somewhat but after taking it for about a month I started waking up with terrible backache every morning. The claritin has to be causing it because I have started and stopped the drug several times and the backache always comes back when I take it. Several people have told me they experienced same thing but I haven't seen ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Stuffy Nose
12/8/2009 12:45:04 AM

Reviewer: Teddy, 45-54 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have asthma and it is bad when I get a cold or the flu! I need something that will work fast for me to unclog my nose. I have had very good results talking one 10mg Claritin non drowsy pill every 24 hours. By the next day I am feeling better. I have had no bad effects from taking this drug and only use it until my nose in unclogged at the most a week to two weeks if its flu symptoms. With A ... Show Full Comment

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