Claritin is an antihistamine. It is used to cure symptoms of seasonal allergy and other allergies, including sneezing, runny nose, and red, itchy, tearing eyes. Claritin causes less drowsiness than other antihistamines.
Claritin comes as a pill to use by mouth. 12 Hour Tablet is taken 2 times a day (keeping a 12 hour interval between the doses), 24 Hour Tablet- is taken once a day. You should swallow this pill. Do not break or chew the tablet. Take Claritin with plenty of clear water.
While taking Claritin, you should be careful when driving, operating machinery, or performing other hazardous activities. Sometimes this pill can cause drowsiness and dizziness.