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What If I Take an Overdose of Loratadine and Pseudoephedrine Sulfate?

People who take too much loratadine and pseudoephedrine sulfate may have overdose symptoms that include:
 
  • Drowsiness
  • A rapid heart rate (tachycardia)
  • Headaches
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Sweating
  • Thirst
  • Feelings of a forcefully or rapidly beating heart (known as heart palpitations)
  • Muscle weakness or tension
  • Anxiety
  • Restlessness or insomnia
  • Delusions, hallucinations, or psychotic behavior
  • An irregular heart rhythm (arrhythmia)
  • Seizures
  • Coma.
     
If you happen to take too much of this drug, seek immediate medical attention.
 
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What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose?

If you forget to take your loratadine and pseudoephedrine sulfate dose, take your missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular schedule. Do not take a double dose.
 

Who Makes the Medication?

Brand-name loratadine and pseudoephedrine sulfate is made by Schering-Plough HealthCare Products, Inc. Generic versions of the drug are made by various manufacturers.
 

Strengths of Loratadine and Pseudoephedrine Sulfate

Loratadine and pseudoephedrine sulfate comes in the following strengths and forms:
 
  • Loratadine and pseudoephedrine sulfate 12 Hour (5 mg of loratadine and 120 mg of pseudoephedrine sulfate per tablet)
  • Loratadine and pseudoephedrine sulfate 24 Hour (10 mg of loratadine and 240 mg of pseudoephedrine sulfate per tablet).
     
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Last reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD;
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