Loratadine and montelukast Approval Status
- FDA approved: No
- Generic name: loratadine and montelukast
- Company: Schering-Plough/Merck Pharmaceuticals
- Treatment for: Allergic Rhinitis
This medicine is a single tablet combination of the active ingredients in Claritin (loratadine) and Singulair (montelukast sodium), both of which are indicated for the relief of symptoms of allergic rhinitis.
In June 2008, Schering-Plough Corp. and Merck & Co., Inc. announced the withdrawal of the New Drug Application (NDA) for the loratadine/montelukast combination tablet. The companies also terminated the Schering-Plough/Merck Pharmaceuticals respiratory joint venture.
Development Status and FDA Approval Process for loratadine and montelukast
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