Clarinex Dosage

Generic name: desloratadine
Dosage form: tablet, film coated; oral solution

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CLARINEX Tablets or Oral Solution may be taken without regard to meals.

The age-appropriate dose of CLARINEX Oral Solution should be administered with a commercially available measuring dropper or syringe that is calibrated to deliver 2 mL and 2.5 mL (½ teaspoon).

Adults and Adolescents 12 Years of Age and Over

The recommended dose of CLARINEX Tablets is one 5-mg tablet once daily. The recommended dose of CLARINEX Oral Solution is 2 teaspoonfuls (5 mg in 10 mL) once daily.

Children 6 to 11 Years of Age

The recommended dose of CLARINEX Oral Solution is 1 teaspoonful (2.5 mg in 5 mL) once daily.

Children 12 Months to 5 Years of Age

The recommended dose of CLARINEX Oral Solution is ½ teaspoonful (1.25 mg in 2.5 mL) once daily.

Children 6 to 11 Months of Age

The recommended dose of CLARINEX Oral Solution is 2 mL (1 mg) once daily.

Adults with Hepatic or Renal Impairment

In adult patients with liver or renal impairment, a starting dose of one 5-mg tablet every other day is recommended based on pharmacokinetic data. Dosing recommendation for children with liver or renal impairment cannot be made due to lack of data [see Clinical Pharmacology (12.3)].

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