Indications for: Desloratadine ODT

Seasonal allergic rhinitis (for patients ≥2yrs old). Perennial allergic rhinitis, chronic idiopathic urticaria (for patients ≥6 months old).

Adults and Children:

Dissolve on tongue; swallow with or without water. <6yrs: use other forms. 6–11yrs: 2.5mg once daily. ≥12yrs: 5mg once daily. Renal or hepatic impairment: initially 5mg every other day.

Desloratadine ODT Warnings/Precautions:

ODT: Phenylketonurics. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers: not recommended.

Desloratadine ODT Classification:


Adverse Reactions:

Pharyngitis, dry mouth or throat, myalgia, fatigue, somnolence, dysmenorrhea, headache, nausea, dizziness. Children: fever, diarrhea, upper respiratory infections, irritability, coughing.


Formerly known under the brand name Clarinex ODT.

Generic Drug Availability:

Tabs (YES); syrup (NO)

How Supplied:

Tabs—100; Syrup—4oz, 16oz; ODT—contact supplier