What is Loratadine-betamethasone?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: PrefexNS

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See also: Loratadine

Loratidine is an antihistamine that is used for the treatment of seasonal allergies and may also be used for the treatment of chronic idiopathic itching (urticaria). Betamethasone is a corticosteroid that may be used to treat a variety of inflammatory conditions.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Hives (urticaria) 1 0
Inflammation 1 0
Sinus congestion 1 0
Solar urticaria 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 6

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Loratadine-betamethasone

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Loratadine-betamethasone

Dosage Patients
1 other twice daily 1
10 mg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Loratadine-betamethasone

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 3
Course of treatment ended 2
See all 5 patients who've stopped taking Loratadine-betamethasone

Duration

Currently taking Loratadine-betamethasone

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1
10 years or more 1

Stopped taking Loratadine-betamethasone

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 2
6 months - 1 year 1
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 4
Usually 0
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 1
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 6
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 2
Not specified 4

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Loratadine-betamethasone after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Fexofenadine (Allegra) 1

Patients stopped taking Loratadine-betamethasone and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Fexofenadine (Allegra) 2
Fluticasone (Flovent HFA) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Loratadine-betamethasone.