Alavert Medication Information
If you are looking for an antihistamine but are worried about drowsiness, you may benefit from Alavert® (loratadine), an antihistamine that is available without a prescription. This product is much less likely to cause drowsiness than many other over-the-counter (OTC) antihistamines. It is usually taken by mouth once a day. For best results, your dosage should be taken at the same time each day.
It's important to review this drug's safety information before beginning treatment. Alavert may not be suitable for everyone, so check to see if it is appropriate for your situation. For example, you may not be able to take this medication if you have certain allergies or are taking certain other drugs. In addition, side effects are possible and may include:
- Dry mouth.
(Click Alavert for more information on this medication. This article covers how the antihistamine works, lists other safety precautions, and explains what to do if you miss a dose.)