Aerius

Aerius Dosage/Direction for Use

desloratadine

Manufacturer:

Merck Sharp & Dohme

Distributor:

Zuellig Pharma

Marketer:

A. Menarini
Full Prescribing Info
Dosage/Direction for Use
Tablet: Adults and Adolescents (12 years of age and older): One AERIUS 5 mg film-coated tablet once a day regardless of mealtime. For oral use.
Syrup: The prescriber should be aware that most cases of rhinitis below 2 years of age are of infections origin and there are no data supporting the treatment of infectious rhinitis with AERIUS.
Children 6 through 11 years of age: 5 ml (2.5 mg) AERIUS Syrup once a day, with or without a meal for the relief of symptoms associated with allergic rhinitis (including intermittent and persistent allergic rhinitis) and urticaria.
Children 1 through 5 years of age: 2.5 ml (1.25 mg) AERIUS Syrup once a day, with or without a meal for the relief of symptoms associated with allergic rhinitis (including intermittent and persistent allergic rhinitis) and urticaria.
In adults and adolescents (12 years of age and over): 10 ml (5 mg) AERIUS Syrup once a day, with or without a meal for the relief of symptoms associated with allergic rhinitis (including intermittent and persistent allergic rhinitis) and urticaria.
Intermittent allergic rhinitis (presence of symptoms for less than 4 days per week or less than 4 weeks) should be managed in accordance with the evaluation of patient's disease history and the treatment could be discontinued after symptoms are resolved and reinitiated upon their reappearance. In persistent allergic rhinitis (presence of symptoms for 4 days or more per week and for more than 4 weeks), continued treatment may be proposed to the patients during allergen exposure periods.
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