Clarinex-D Drug Interactions
Clarinex-D drug interactions can potentially change the way your body metabolizes the drugs or affect the way they work. Interactions can occur with ketoconazole, reserpine, and beta blockers, such as metoprolol, atenolol, and propranolol, among other drugs. Be sure to talk with your healthcare provider or pharmacist about any Clarinex-D drug interactions that may apply to you.
An Overview of Clarinex-D Drug InteractionsClarinex-D® (desloratadine and pseudoephedrine) can potentially interact with a number of other medicines. Clarinex-D drug interactions can occur with the following drugs, among others:
- Ketoconazole (Nizoral®)
- Erythromycin (Ery-Tab®, ERYC®, Erythrocin®, E.E.S.®)
- Digoxin (Digitek®, Lanoxin®, Lanoxicap®)
- Beta blockers, such as metoprolol (Lopressor®), atenolol (Tenormin®), propranolol (Inderal®), metoprolol succinate (Toprol XL®), carvedilol (Coreg®), and labetalol (Trandate®)
- Methyldopa (Aldomet®)
- Mecamylamine (Inversine®)
- Reserpine (Serpalan®, Serpasil®).
Specific Clarinex-D Drug Interactions
The following paragraphs explain in detail how Clarinex can interact with other drugs and the unwanted effects this may have.
Taking ketoconazole and Clarinex-D together may cause your body to metabolize the medicines differently than intended. This can result in an increased amount of Clarinex-D in your body. If you are taking these medications together, your healthcare provider may choose to monitor you more closely or make necessary dosing adjustments.