User Reviews for Loratadine to treat Urticaria
Brand names: Claritin, Alavert, Claritin 24 Hour Allergy, Allergy Relief Tablets, Claritin Reditabs, Loratadine Reditab, Children's Claritin Allergy, Allergy Relief 24 Hour, Children's Allergy Relief 24 Hour, Help I Have Allergies, ohm Allergy Relief, Wal-itin Clear-Atadine Children's Bactimicina Allergy Tavist ND …show all brand names
Loratadine has an average rating of 4.6 out of 10 from a total of 17 reviews for the treatment of Urticaria. 35% of reviewers reported a positive experience, while 53% reported a negative experience.
Reviews for Loratadine
"Omgoodness no way!!!!!! Stay away this is by far a very dangerous medication for some people. Its made me feel extremely strange and out of body experience. Dizziness, strange head feeling, strange thoughts, paranoia, anxiety and depression No one should feel this ill but to affect your mood is a bit strange I will not be touching this drug again."
Claritin Hives Relief (loratadine) "I have chronic hives and experience swelling of my lips. I've been taking Claritin Hives Relief for 7 days and have not had one break out. I've tried benedryl for months and found no relief. One Claritin a day and I'm free of hives."
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Claritin (loratadine) "I gave My daughter Claritin 5mg twice a day following doctors orders along with amoxicillin, she is 10 after taking it for 8 days she started to break out with rash , I took her back to dr she then ordered benedryl for the rash within 5 hrs that rash turned into wells all over her body , it was hot to touch and itchy also she went to ear the next day because of the severity of her condition at that point, ER dr gave her steroid to help with her pain and trying to eliminate the rash , well it's 4 days later and she still has the condition, dr says she has urticaria or Steven Johnson syndrome , so now my daughter and I have to wait day by day and watch her for any new breakouts"
Claritin Hives Relief (loratadine) "This works fantastic for those who have allergic reactions to mosquitos and other insect bites. Both my daughter and I swell (3-5" plus) from mosquitos. Benadryl doesn't seem to work very well. However, in the summer we take 1 pill per day and it minimizes the swelling and itch. Yes, I've discussed this with a doctor and he was the one who recommended taking a pill a day beforehand."
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"I take one Loratadine per day for dermographism. It reduces itching substantially, but does not decrease the appearance of the rash. The effectiveness of one pill seems to last longer than 24 hours... typically I don't notice itching until about 36 hours after taking a pill."
"I had chronic hives for over 10 years, frequent and fairly severe. Cold helped to reduce the symptoms, but nothing reduced the frequency. When I started taking loratadine for unrelated allergies I was very pleased to find that the hives went away, for the most part. Every now and then I will have a few, but not all that often and not as severe. This stuff works for me. Yeah!"
"I have been using generic loratadine for two weeks for itching and burning due to sunlight and becoming overheated. It works well but I do feel somewhat drowsy and unmotivated. I am sleeping much better than I usually do and recalling many more dreams which are generally quite pleasant."
"NOTE: Doctor prescribed me this mixed with Vitamin B Complex in pills in a 50/50 ratio. A few days after using it I noticed my eczema symptoms are going away (used to have reddish, dry fingers.) About 36 hours later I had massive dizziness, followed by shivers. At first I thought I got a simple fever or something, and didn't think that the medication was the cause, so I keep on consuming it. The next morning it felt like my head was about to burst and that i was sweating profusely. Since the doctor also prescribed me cream for my skin affected by the eczema, I decided to no longer consume the pills; in 24 hours I felt better. The eczema is also gone though at this point I'm not sure if the cream or the oral meds did the job for me. I would really recommend people to check whether they had allergic reactions to drugs like this, and perhaps other people are not allergic with this like me, because I pretty much poisoned myself in exchange for curing my skin condition."
"I took 10mg loratadine on Saturday I felt okay when I took it, next day feeling sick dizzy felt like had bad flu, I took it for dermographism on my skin which has got worst. I had bad reaction to this drug. I am writing this on day 3 I still feel wired. Don’t take this if you have bad anxiety and depression making me feel so unwell, headache, didn’t eat hardly anything in 3 days drank loads water, bread, soup. Finding it hard to sleep avoid it!! Side effects are awful I wonder when I am gonna feel better!"
"Today is Oct-1-2022 and I’ve been on loratadine for two days now. I have chronic hives ( lip swelling, itchy, and tongue swelling episodes) and the doctor prescribed me this to take along with famotidine. I have taken famotidine before and did well: however, loratadine I’m not so sure. I had to go urgent care this morning because I woke up very dizzy and I thought I was dying. I’m feeling movements in my head and having panic attack. I couldn’t get out the bed to even use the restroom. It took me about 30 mins to get to the restroom. I was so so dizzy and never in my life felt this way ever. I have decided after two days to stop this medication now. I feel like it’s the loratadine so hopefully I’ll know soon for sure. While I’m typing this I’m feeling movements in my head and still a little dizzy. I am tired and afraid to go to sleep because I feel like I will be dizzy IF I wake up. Please be careful guys. Dl"
"I started taking 10mg Loratadine about two weeks ago for itchy skin, and it has become very effective, the redness of my skin is still slightly reduced, and my itcheness has stopped. I take one 10mg pill of Loratadine every day in the morning. I`am totally satisfied with the results 100%. Its a over the counter prescription pill or can be purchased it via mail order, Great medication"
Alavert (loratadine) "I have been taking this medication for 10 years due to multiple allergies, I TAKE IT AT NIGHT AS IT CAN CAUSE DROWSINESS, ALTHOUGH PERSONALLY I HAVE NOT FOUND THIS TO BE A PROBLEM."
"It doesn’t work. at all!!"
"I am on day three of using this, and so far, my itching has not improved."
Claritin (loratadine) "It provides excellent non-drowsy relief for urticaria."
"I have been taking this for a few months and I didn't have any problems until I began to take hair skin and nail vitamins from over the counter. The reaction made my eczema smell and break out more."
"After one dosage I felt so sedated and drugged up. Within 24 hours I was feeling depressed so I stopped immediately."
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"Took 1 loratadine in the evening as I was recommended by my doctor for hives. Struggled to sleep and later started shaking, rapid heartbeat, confusion. I have never had side effects like this due to any allergy pills previously. This is the worst and scariest thing I have experienced. This drug is not worth taking"