What is Desloratadine-Pseudoephedrine?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Clarinex-D 12 Hour Clarinex-D 24 hour

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This is a combination product that contains desloratine, an antihistamine and pseudoephedrine, a decongestant. It is used for the relief of symptoms of seasonal allergic rhinitis.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 1
None 9

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Desloratadine-Pseudoephedrine

Side effect Patients
Hyperness 1

Why patients stopped taking Desloratadine-Pseudoephedrine

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Change in health plan coverage 2
Did not seem to work 2
Expense 1
See all 5 patients who've stopped taking Desloratadine-Pseudoephedrine

Duration

Stopped taking Desloratadine-Pseudoephedrine

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 1
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 2
10 years or more 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 10
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 10
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 5
$50-99 0
$25-49 3
< $25 0
Not specified 2

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Desloratadine-Pseudoephedrine after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Desloratadine-Pseudoephedrine (Clarinex-D 12 Hour) 1

Patients stopped taking Desloratadine-Pseudoephedrine and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Desloratadine-Pseudoephedrine (Clarinex-D 12 Hour) 1
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3 patient evaluations for Desloratadine-Pseudoephedrine

Dec 21, 2014 (Started May 01, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for allergies)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 x 2.5 mg-120 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Feb 29, 2012 (Started May 01, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for allergies)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 x 2.5 mg-120 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 1, 2013 (Started Nov 12, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for rhinitis (nasal inflammation))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg-240 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: My insurance plan stopped carrying this drug and then my pharmacy could no longer obtain it.
Cost: $100-199 monthly

Jan 28, 2012 (Started Nov 12, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for rhinitis (nasal inflammation))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg-240 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Clarinex-D is a good choice for non-sedating, decongestant allergy relief.
Cost: $100-199 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 12, 2011 (Started Feb 02, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for rhinitis (nasal inflammation))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: My new insurance plan covers Clarinex-D, so I restarted it. :)
Cost: $100-199 monthly

Mar 12, 2009 (Started Feb 02, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for rhinitis (nasal inflammation))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg-240 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: The good thing about Clarinex-D is it doesn't make you sleepy and it does helps with the sneezing, running nose and post nasal drip, but I often need to take an additional decongestant, like Mucinex or Rite Aid's brand of allergy medication.
Cost: $100-199 monthly

Nov 7, 2008 (Started Feb 02, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg-240 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It is way less effective than Zyrtex-D :-(
Cost: $100-199 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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