Also known as Claritin
Loratadine (INN) is a second-generation H1 histamine antagonist drug used to treat allergies. Structurally, it is closely related to tricyclic antidepressants, such as imipramine, and is distantly related to the atypical antipsychotic quetiapine.Source: Wikipedia
DEA Class 5 meaning lower potential for abuse than Schedule IV and consist of preparations containing limited quantities of certain narcotics. Schedule V drugs are generally used for antidiarrheal, antitussive, and analgesic purposes.
Estimated Total Cost: $7.17 for an average of 28 days supply
Patients are most commonly prescribed loratadine to treat seasonal allergies (hay fever), sneezing, conjunctivitis due to allergy, and sore in nose.