What is the difference between cetirizine and loratadine? which is stronger?

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5 Feb 2010

Both cetirizine and loratadine are non-sedating antihistamines. They are considered to be equally effective. Try them both (at different times) and see which one works better for you.

See: http://www.drugs.com/cdi/loratadine-capsules.html
http://www.drugs.com/cetirizine-hcl.html

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