Clarinex as a relief for allergies
Clarinex belongs to the group of medications calledantihistamines, which means that its primary use refers to the allergytreatment. Due to the potential to block histamine, which is responsible forsneezing, itching and similar symptoms of irritation, it is particularly effectivein reducing the symptoms of various allergies (to the house dust, dust mites,animals, even cockroaches, fungi, pollen), as well as symptoms of chronic hives and urticaria. Itreduces sneezing, runny nose, watery and red eyes, and itchy nose, throat andeyes. Clarinex can be found in the form of tablet or syrup, and if a persontakes it on regular basis, it is recommended to take it every day at the sametime in order to be effective. It can be used in cases of children as well, butthe dosage will not be the same in all cases.
Warnings and precautions
Despite the fact that Clarinex is used in the treatment ofallergies, it is still possible that people develop allergic reaction to thismedication, sometimes even due to some inactive ingredients in it. This is whythose who are prone to allergic reactions should be particularly careful. Just asit is the case with the majority of medications, Clarinex should also not beused before consulting a doctor in cases when the patient suffers from some kidneyor liver problem, or in cases of women who are either pregnant or nursing. Sinceone of the side effects that are most commonly associated with the use of thismedication is drowsiness, it is not recommended to perform any activity thatmight be dangerous (driving a car, in the first place).
Some of the most commonly experienced negative sides of thismedication, besides drowsiness, of course, are nausea, fatigue, dizziness, sorethroat, dry mouth and infections of the urinary tract. A lot less frequent areheadaches, diarrhea, infections of the middle ear, coughing, insomnia and bronchitis.Still, it is obvious that none of these problems is too serious, and themajority of them does not require additional medical treatment. On the otherside, there are serious allergic reactions, heart palpitations, tachycardia andincrease in the levels of liver enzymes, and these are the problems that shouldget medical help as soon as possible because they will not go away on their own.