Loratadine is a drug used to treat allergies. It is marketed by Schering-Plough under several trade names such as Claritin®, Clarityn® or Claratyne® depending on the market, and by Wyeth as Alavert. It is also available as a generic. Its active metabolite, desloratadine, is also on the market, though loratadine itself is the only drug of its class available over the counter (at least in the US and UK) as of 2005. ...

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... LORATADINE (Alavert™, Claritin®, Claritin® Reditab, Claritin® Hives Relief) is an antihistamine. It relieves the symptoms of hay fever (sneezing, runny nose, and itchy, watery eyes), and can also treat hives and associated itching of the skin. Generic loratadine tablets are available. ...
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Loratadine Systematic (IUPAC) name Ethyl 4-(8-chloro-5,6-dihydro- ...
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