Aerius

Aerius

desloratadine

Manufacturer:

Merck Sharp & Dohme

Distributor:

Zuellig Pharma

Marketer:

A. Menarini
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Desloratadine
Indications/Uses
Rapid relief of symptoms associated w/ allergic rhinitis eg, sneezing, nasal discharge & itching, congestion/stuffiness, ocular itching, tearing & redness. Relief of symptoms associated w/ chronic idiopathic urticaria eg, itching, size & number of hives.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Tab Adult & adolescent ≥12 yr 1 tab once daily. Syr Adult & adolescent ≥12 yr 10 mL once daily. Childn 6-11 yr 5 mL once daily, 1-5 yr 2.5 mL once daily.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications
Special Precautions
History of seizure. Not to be used during pregnancy. Not recommended during lactation. Tab: Childn <12 yr. Syr: Childn <1 yr.
Adverse Reactions
Tab: Fatigue, dry mouth, headache. Syr: Diarrhoea, fever, insomnia.
ATC Classification
R06AX27 - desloratadine ; Belongs to the class of other antihistamines for systemic use.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Aerius syr 0.5 mg/mL
Packing/Price
60 mL x 1's
Form
Aerius FC tab 5 mg
Packing/Price
10's
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