Desloratadine / pseudoephedrine Side Effects
Not all side effects for desloratadine / pseudoephedrine may be reported. You should always consult a doctor or healthcare professional for medical advice. Side effects can be reported to the FDA here.
For the Consumer
Applies to desloratadine / pseudoephedrine: oral tablet extended release 12 hr, oral tablet extended release 24 hr
In addition to its needed effects, some unwanted effects may be caused by desloratadine / pseudoephedrine. In the event that any of these side effects do occur, they may require medical attention.
You should check with your doctor immediately if any of these side effects occur when taking desloratadine / pseudoephedrine:Observed during clinical practice
- Abdominal or stomach pain area
- clay-colored stools
- dark urine
- difficult or labored breathing
- difficulty swallowing
- elevated liver enzymes
- fast heartbeat
- fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
- general tiredness and weakness
- irregular heartbeat
- light-colored stools
- loss of appetite
- puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips or tongue
- redness of skin
- shortness of breath
- skin rash
- tightness in chest
- unpleasant breath odor
- unusual tiredness or weakness
- upper right abdominal pain
- vomiting of blood
- yellow eyes or skin
If any of the following symptoms of overdose occur while taking desloratadine / pseudoephedrine, get emergency help immediately:
- Increased heart rate
- sleepiness or unusual drowsiness
Some of the side effects that can occur with desloratadine / pseudoephedrine may not need medical attention. As your body adjusts to the medicine during treatment these side effects may go away. Your health care professional may also be able to tell you about ways to reduce or prevent some of these side effects. If any of the following side effects continue, are bothersome or if you have any questions about them, check with your health care professional:More common
- Dry mouth
- trouble sleeping
- unable to sleep
- Body aches or pain
- dryness or soreness of throat
- runny nose
- sleepiness or unusual drowsiness
- tender, swollen glands in neck
- trouble sitting still
- voice changes
- weight loss
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to desloratadine / pseudoephedrine: oral tablet extended release
Cardiovascular side effects have included tachycardia and palpitations.
Hypersensitivity side effects have included rash, pruritus, urticaria, edema, dyspnea, and anaphylaxis.
Nervous system side effects have included headache, insomnia, somnolence, dizziness, and hyperactivity.
Hepatic side effects have included elevated liver enzymes including bilirubin and very rarely hepatitis.
Gastrointestinal side effects have included nausea and anorexia.
General side effects have included dry mouth, fatigue and pharyngitis.
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