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Neoclarityn is a branded antihistamine medication that contains the active ingredient desloratadine. This is a non-sedating antihistamine that is often available over the counter to address the symptoms of an allergic reaction to various stimuli.

What is Neoclarityn?

Neoclarityn is a non-sedating antihistamine, designed to prevent the actions of a natural substance in the body known as histamine. Histamine is produced internally when your body is exposed to an unknown or foreign substance. This can happen when you inhale the pet dander from your dog or pollen from the outdoors.

Histamine binds with specific receptors throughout your body, causing you to react in various uncomfortable ways, including rashes, runny noses, dry eyes and more. In some cases, these symptoms can also cause itching, problems with your airways, and even skin inflammation.

If you have an allergy that makes it difficult for you to live your life as normal, a doctor may suggest an anti-histamine like Neoclarityn. Neoclarityn is popular for regular use because it is non-sedating. That means that Neoclarityn doesn’t enter the brain in a high enough dose to make you feel drowsy after you have taken it. However, whether you have side effects will be dependent on you.

When is Neoclarityn used?

Neoclarityn is typically used to relieve the symptoms associated with hay fever, such as coughing, sneezing or watery eyes. However, Neoclarityn can also be used to reduce the symptoms of allergic reactions to other mild allergies.

For instance, a doctor or medical consultant might suggest taking Neoclarityn if you have responses to things like pet dander, or you have a problem with exposure to dust mites. This medication can also be used for the treatment of itchy skin rashes that are caused by other kinds of allergies, like an allergy to a kind of soap.

Neoclarityn tablets are suitable for most adults and adolescents over the age of 12. However, if you are giving Neoclarityn to a younger child, they may be switched to a liquid form of the medication that contains the same active ingredients.

How do you use Neoclarityn?

Before you begin using any new medication, take the time to read the patient leaflet that comes with the drugs. You should check that this leaflet doesn’t contain any information that may suggest that you might not be suitable to take Neoclarityn. Reading your patient leaflet will also give you an insight into the kind of side effects that can occur when you’re using Neoclarityn. You may also see ways of reducing your chances of side effects.

Neoclarityn can be taken regularly, by mouth, with or without food. Some people find that taking pills with food makes it easier for them to avoid stomach discomfort. If you are using the rapidly-dissolving version of the Neoclarityn 5 mg tablet, make sure that you allow the tablet to dissolve fully on your tongue before you swallow.

Do not remove your Neoclarityn tablet from the blister pack if you’re using the rapidly dissolving version until you know that you are ready to take it, as it may melt on your fingers.

If you are given Neoclarityn liquid form, make sure that you take your Neocalrityn dosage with the measuring solution provided for you by your consultant or doctor. This will come with the medication package.

If you feel that your condition isn’t getting better, or is beginning to get worse after a few days of using Neoclarityn, then you should speak to your doctor about alternative options that may work better for you.

What Neoclarityn dosages are there?

The Neoclarityn dosage that is recommended for you will depend on several factors, including your previous responses to treatments, and your age, and medical condition. Do not take more Neoclarityn than you are told to do so. This will not increase your chances of getting rid of symptoms faster, but it could increase your risk of dangerous side effects.

The most common dose for adults and adolescents using Neoclarityn over the age of 12 is either one Neoclarityn 5mg tablet taken once per day, or 10ml liquid once per day. You can take your Neoclarityn dosage when you need to relieve the symptoms of the allergy. This kind of medication isn’t intended for consistent everyday use like other allergen medications.

If you are unsure about your Neoclarityn dosage, or you are concerned that you might have taken too much of this medication, speak to a medical professional. Seek emergency help quickly if you are concerned about an overdose.

What are the side effects of Neoclarityn?

Neoclarityn is a very safe form of treatment for allergies and allergens. It’s unlikely that this medication will cause any side effects, but it’s important to be aware of the possible side effects just in case. The most common side effects of Neoclarityn are fatigue, headache and dry mouth.

In very rare circumstances, you may encounter some more severe side effects. If you encounter any of these problems, speak to your doctor or consultant as soon as possible. These include:

  • Dizziness;
  • Exhaustion;
  • Disturbances of the stomach like nausea or vomiting;
  • Indigestion or vomiting;
  • Awareness of heart palpitations;
  • A faster than usual heartbeat;
  • Muscle pain;
  • Hyperactivity;
  • Seizures;
  • Persistent fever.

Make sure that you check the full leaflet that comes with Neoclarityn, as there may be different side effects to consider when using a medication made by various different manufacturers.

Remember that your doctor or consultant will have given you Neoclarityn because the benefits to you are deemed to be greater than the risks. Most people will not experience any dangerous side effects.

It is very rare for an allergic reaction to occur when you are taking Neoclarityn. However, whenever you are using a new medication, it’s important to be aware of the possibility of an allergic reaction. Watch for signs of rashes, swelling around the tongue or throat, or problems with your breathing.

When shouldn’t you use Neoclarityn?

Neoclarityn is an appealing treatment for many people, as it doesn’t cause the same kind of sedating effects as other antihistamines. However, this drug may not be the right treatment for you, depending on your background. It is important to answer any questions that your doctor or consultant has about your medical history before you begin using Neoclarityn.

Before you use this medication, speak to your pharmacist or doctor about your medical history, particularly if you have ever had liver or kidney disease.

Remember, you should not take Neoclarityn if you are allergic to it or the active ingredients within it. Speak to your doctor or consultant about any allergies that you do have. Neoclarityn could include inactive ingredients that also cause an allergic response.

Neoclarityn is unlikely to cause drowsiness when it’s used in the correct doses. However, you should not use machinery, drive, or do anything that you don’t feel confident doing until you’re sure that you can do those activities safely.

Rapidly dissolving tablet versions of Neoclarityn, and the liquid version of Neoclarityn can have different ingredients to the tablets. These versions of the medication usually contain solar and possibly aspartame. Make sure that your doctor or consultant knows if you’re diabetic, or you have any other conditions that require you to avoid certain substances in your diet.


During pregnancy, this medication must only be used when it’s clearly needed. Discuss the benefits and risks with your doctor before you begin your treatment. There may be another form of treatment that is more suitable for you and less likely to cause any dangerous side effects.

This drug may pass into breastmilk and should not be used when breastfeeding. If you are nursing, you should speak to a medical professional.

Does Neoclarityn interact with other medications?

Neoclarityn could interact with other medications that you are using and make it more likely that you will have dangerous side effects. Interactions between medications could also mean that one of the crucial drugs that you are using no longer works as it should.

This document doesn’t contain a complete list of all the possible drug interactions that may occur when using Neoclarityn. Keep a list of all the medications that you use, including non-prescription and prescription drugs. You should also mention any herbal remedies and supplements that you might be taking alongside Neoclarityn.

Neoclarityn is very similar to a lot of other medications. You should not take medications containing the same active ingredients at the same time, as this can increase your dose and your chances of side effects. Do not start taking any new drugs or change your doses of anything before speaking to a doctor.

Neoclarityn could interfere with certain lab tests, including tests for potential allergies. Make sure that if you are having a test, your lab personnel know that you are taking Neoclarityn

Where can you buy Neoclarityn?

Neoclarityn is available to purchase from pharmacies online and offline following a discussion with a consultant or medical professional. Neoclarityn price is usually reasonable.

Can I get Neoclarityn without a prescription?

Some forms of Neoclarityn are available without a prescription, however, it’s important to get the right guidance on which medications are right for you.

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