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Claritin generic

loratadine

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Claritin dosage

1 10mg tab daily

2

Claritin indications

Allergy symptoms
Chronic urticaria: rash/hives
Allergic asthma

3

Claritin counseling tips

Headache

4

Benadryl generic

diphenhydramine

5

Benadryl dosage

1-2 25 mg cap every 4-6 hrs as needed
50 mg at bedtime for sleep

6

Benadryl indications

Allergy symptoms
Insomnia
Itching
Motion sickness

7

Benadryl counseling tips

Drowsiness
Alcohol intensifies drowsiness
Hyperactivity in kids
Dry mouth

8

Singulair generic

montelukast

9

Singulair dosage

1 10mg tab daily

10

Singulair indications

Chronic nasal allergy symptoms
Asthma

11

Flonase generic

fluticasone

12

Singulair counseling tips

Not for acute asthma attack
Headache

14

Flonase dosage

2 (50mcg/spray) sprays in each nostril daily
May decrease to 1 spray daily

15

Flonase indications

Chronic nasal allergy symptoms

16

Flonase counseling tips

Gently shake before use
Take several days for full effect
Headache
Sore throat

17

ProAir HFA/Proventil HFA generic

albuterol sulfate

18

ProAir HFA/Proventil HFA dosage

90mcg/inhalation metered dose inhaler
2 puffs every 4-6 hrs as needed
2 puffs 15-30 min before exercise

19

ProAir HFA/Proventil HFA indications

Acute asthma symptoms

20

ProAir HFA/Proventil HFA counseling tips

Shake well
Increase heart rate
Rescue inhaler

21

Advair Diskus generic

fluticasone/salmeterol

22

Advair Diskus dosage

100mcg/50mcg
250mcg/50mcg
500mcg/50mcg
Dry Powder Inhaler
1 puff orally every 12 hrs

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Advair Diskus indications

Asthma
COPD

24

Advair Diskus counseling tips

Not for acute asthma attack
Rinse mouth and spit to prevent thrush
Discard after 30 days
Store in dry area
Don't shake

25

Tessalon Perles generic

benzonatate

26

Tessalon Perles dosage

100mg-200mg Perles or capsules 3 times daily

27

Tessalon Perles indication

Cough suppressant for dry cough

27

Tessalon Perles counseling tips

Drowsiness
Don't chew

28

Delsym generic

dextromethorphan

30

Delsym dosage

2 tsp (30mg/5ml time released suspension) every 12 hrs