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User Reviews for Loratadine / pseudoephedrine

Also known as: Alavert D-12 Hour Allergy and Sinus, AllerClear D-24 Hour, Allergy & Congestion Relief, Allergy Relief D 24 Hour, Allergy Relief D12, Claritin-D, Claritin-D 12 Hour, Claritin-D 24 Hour, Clear-Atadine-D, Leader Allergy Relief D-24, Loratadine-D 12 Hour, Loratadine-D 24 Hour

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Summary of Loratadine/pseudoephedrine reviews 6.6 65 reviews

Reviews for Loratadine/pseudoephedrine

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Claritin-D (loratadine / pseudoephedrine) for Allergic Rhinitis: "Amazing at clearing up symptoms. However, I took this at around 10 am with a coffee and was up all night. It’s 24 hours later and I’m still wide awake and jittery, even after popping a Valium around 2 am. I already have sleep/anxiety issues...so no more Claritin D for me. The nice thing is my house is spotless after going in to some kind of manic cleaning mode while hopped up on Claritin D."

   
5.0

Bruggs (taken for less than 1 month) September 12, 2018

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Claritin-D (loratadine / pseudoephedrine) for Nasal Congestion: "I took this at 10:00 am and it is now noon the next day and haven't slept at all. Will never take again, wish I had found this site before taking it. And the pharmacist said it could make me drowsy! Ha!!!"

   
1.0

Kristianne September 10, 2018

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Claritin-D (loratadine / pseudoephedrine) for Allergic Rhinitis: "So I took this product for the first time and all I can say is they need to find away to create medicine that side effects aren't worse then what your using it to treat . I have major allergies but I'd rather suffer with a the stuffy runny nose sinus headache itchy watery eyes and cough then to ever take this medication again. It's just not worth all the side effects."

So sick of this (taken for less than 1 month) September 10, 2018

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Allergy Relief D 24 Hour (loratadine / pseudoephedrine) for Allergic Rhinitis: "My allergy symptoms have been coming and going for a couple of weeks now and very minimal. Taking the medication did help a little but it took quite a while for the symptoms to be alleviated. I have taken them again today first thing in the morning because I was feeling a little stuffy, nothing more than usual and my symptoms have worsened significantly through the morning and I have had absolutely ZERO relief. Eyes swelled and itchy, sneezing and nose constantly running and feeling the need to take it right off because so itchy!!! Despite supposedly giving 24 hour, I am going to have to take something else to make it through the rest of the day at work and be able to function properly!! Not impressed with what is claiming to give fast relief!!"

   
1.0

Jo (taken for 1 to 6 months) August 31, 2018

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For Nasal Congestion: "It gives me relief my congestion and head pressure but gives me awful side effects scared to take again."

Huda (taken for less than 1 month) August 9, 2018

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Claritin-D (loratadine / pseudoephedrine) for Nasal Congestion: "Works great only one I get anymore. Clears me up all day I forget I have a cold. The one one with psuedoephedrine you have to sign for only. It is a painful process to go thru but works the best. I have horrible sinuses all my life this stuff is such a miracle relief"

   
9.0

Pnutt July 2, 2018

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Claritin-D (loratadine / pseudoephedrine) for Nasal Congestion: "I love this product. It clears my congestion and in 30 minutes I can breath again. I prepare for the side effects and, for me, they are worth being able to get air up my nose. My day takes a 180 turn for the better. Oxygen level goes up. Life is good."

   
10

Bon (taken for 5 to 10 years) June 22, 2018

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Claritin-D (loratadine / pseudoephedrine) for Allergic Rhinitis: "I took Claritin-D about five pm. At 11 pm I went to bed but my heart was racing, I was jittery, and absolutely wide awake. My mouth was so dry it was uncomfortable. Watched the sunrise. Was still jittery, irritable, and anxious throughout the entire next day. It was about nine pm (so over 24 hours later) that I started feeling back to normal. Absolutely horrible. If I hadn’t read the other comments on this site I would have probably gone to the ER. Will never pseudoephedrine again take again."

   
1.0

Vettegirl (taken for less than 1 month) June 6, 2018

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For Allergic Rhinitis: "Took one pill around 5pm, slept poorly with frequent disruptive coughing from post nasal drip that didn't dry up. Still had considerable sinus pain so ended up taking a couple of Tylenol extra strength in the evening although my coughing kept my wife and I up. D2 - still on Tylenol and still coughing unproductively. Better product than Aerius but think I had quicker results from Claritin quick dissolve tabs."

   
6.0

DBV (taken for less than 1 month) May 18, 2018

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Claritin-D (loratadine / pseudoephedrine) for Nasal Congestion: "I used this before it went to over the counter. Indoor and outdoor allergies with previous sinus surgery. This works great for me. I do get the 12hour formula and make sure I take it before 6:00 am though. I also use the non decongestant form in the winter."

   
9.0

Bluebird May 7, 2018

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Claritin-D (loratadine / pseudoephedrine) for Allergic Rhinitis: "Took Claritin D yesterday at 9:00am and haven't slept since. Its 10:49am the next day and I'm miserable at work. Was wide awake all night. Thought I was going crazy until I found these reviews. Wish I checked this before buying it!"

   
1.0

sleepy (taken for less than 1 month) April 24, 2018

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Claritin-D (loratadine / pseudoephedrine) for Nasal Congestion: "I used the 12-hour version. It works, but not for 12 hours. Lasted only about 3 hours, then symptoms returned. So, having to wait until the 12 hours is up to take more really sucks. Needs to be an every 4 hours drug."

Chelle (taken for less than 1 month) April 14, 2018

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For Nasal Congestion: "I took the Kroger version of the Clatirin D and I have slept only 4 hours in 2 days. The medicine definitely works for the post nasal drop and congestion but I cannot sleep!!! I'm going to try taking it at 5am instead of 5pm."

   
9.0

KM (taken for less than 1 month) March 21, 2018

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Claritin-D (loratadine / pseudoephedrine) for Nasal Congestion: "It’s good, but I can’t sleep. Awake the entire night! I keep taking it so I can breathe but I never get any sleep. That’s one bad side effect! I’m so wide-awake that I can clean the entire house!"

   
5.0

Christine (taken for 6 months to 1 year) March 11, 2018

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Claritin-D (loratadine / pseudoephedrine) for Nasal Congestion: "I have post nasal drip and swelling from mucus in my throat. I’ve had surgery which was only about 50% effective. I started taking Claritin d about 3 years ago and it helped open me up but made me to jittery and made my heart race. I needed the pseudoephedrine to open me up. I discovered if I cut it in half it doesn’t effect me as bad and it still works to open me up. I have to take it by 10 am so it doesn’t effect my sleep later. No other effects from this medicine"

   
8.0

Anonymous January 26, 2018

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Claritin-D (loratadine / pseudoephedrine) for Nasal Congestion: "Instead of going for my good old generic Sudafed-PE, I went for Claritin-D. Strike one. I got 24 hour relief ones. Strike two. I took the first (and only) pill at noon yesterday. It's past noon, and I had no sleep in the last 24 hours, I don't know how I am still awake. On the bright side, it does wonders to my post nasal drip, and stuffy nose. Still not worth it."

M_CU (taken for less than 1 month) January 26, 2018

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Claritin-D 24 Hour (loratadine / pseudoephedrine) for Nasal Congestion: "I am experiencing hoarseness, dry throat and lots of coughing , no sleep problem."

Anonymous (taken for less than 1 month) December 21, 2017

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Claritin-D 24 Hour (loratadine / pseudoephedrine) for Nasal Congestion: "Big mistake taking my first Claritin D 24 at 7PM for sinus pressure from using a nasal decongestant the day before and getting a rebound effect of clogged breathing passages. Didn't sleep a wink all night!! My nasal passages are wide open though, so it works. However, insomnia is a real pain. It's 6AM and I feel like it should be 1AM bedtime. I'll be struggling through the day today. Restless In Philly."

   
5.0

Restless in Philly August 31, 2017

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Claritin-D (loratadine / pseudoephedrine) for Allergic Rhinitis: "Worked great for my sinus and allergies. Had head and throats issues so bad so the pharmacist recommended Claritin D 24 hr.... I made the mistake of taking it at noon and it is now 6am and I'm still awake. Wired and jittery and my anxiety is ragging. I can't stop still... not worth the lack of sleep."

   
5.0

Vegas88 August 23, 2017

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Claritin-D (loratadine / pseudoephedrine) for Allergic Rhinitis: "It worked for the allergies but I can not sleep. I took it early yesterday morning around 7 it is 1:15 am now. I tried melatonin and a Benadryl nothing! Never never again!"

   
2.0

JenBjim August 17, 2017

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For Allergic Rhinitis: "How I wish I had read this before taking this med. This is my third night without sleep. I had no idea this could be a side effect. It has cleared my nose but aggravated my migraine as I am not sleeping at all. I am not taking this med again. I guess I should have stuck with Allegra."

Sr30 (taken for less than 1 month) May 22, 2017

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Claritin-D (loratadine / pseudoephedrine) for Nasal Congestion: "I'm 18 I have a severe sore throat to the point of my tonsils becoming inflamed and to add to that my ears started to hurt! So, I took Claritin D and I understand this is a decongestant so my ears were better but my throat was more dry (that's the side affect I found out later) and I'm up all night! was in bed from 10pm- 4am and now I have a 7 o clock flight great never again!!!"

   
3.0

Lingaq April 7, 2017

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For Nasal Congestion: "This pill works very well. Will recommend and definitely use again."

   
10

J4gzus December 31, 2016

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Alavert D-12 Hour Allergy and Sinus (loratadine / pseudoephedrine) for Allergic Rhinitis: "Worst pill i have ever took . After 14 hours after taking the pill . I feel tyred , muscles pain ... Same symptoms as whe you have flue . Didn't have any of these simpthoms before taking the pill . Just the rhinitis. Which by the way is still there but less simptomatic."

   
1.0

Dannie's v August 28, 2016

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Claritin-D (loratadine / pseudoephedrine) for Nasal Congestion: "Definitely helps with nasal allergy symptoms but the side effects are not worth it. Thankful to googling & finding this site because I thought I'ld have to take myself to the ER. Jittery, rapid heartbeat, anxiety either from Claritin or from worrying about the jittery uneasy feelings. Thanks to everyone who has shared here. I think I'll just suffer my allergy symptoms naturally."

   
7.0

Barbara in Los Angeles July 11, 2016

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