Loratadine Dosage

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Usual Adult Dose for:

Usual Pediatric Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Allergic Rhinitis

10 mg orally once a day

Usual Adult Dose for Urticaria

10 mg orally once a day

Usual Pediatric Dose for Allergic Rhinitis

2 to 5 years: 5 mg orally once a day (syrup)

6 years or older: 10 mg orally once a day (tablets, capsule, and disintegrating tablets)

Usual Pediatric Dose for Urticaria

2 to 5 years: 5 mg orally once a day (syrup)

6 years or older: 10 mg orally once a day (tablets, capsule, and disintegrating tablets)

Renal Dose Adjustments

CrCl less than 30 mL/min: administer dosage every other day initially

Liver Dose Adjustments

Liver failure: administer dosage every other day initially

Dialysis

Loratadine is not significantly removed by hemodialysis, thus supplementary dosing is not required following hemodialysis.

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