desloratadine

noun

des·​lo·​rat·​a·​dine ˌdez-lə-ˈrat-ə-ˌdēn, -ˌdīn How to pronounce desloratadine (audio)
: a long-acting H1 antagonist C19H19ClN2 that is used to treat seasonal and perennial allergic rhinitis and chronic hives

Note: Desloratadine is marketed under the trademark Clarinex.

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“Desloratadine.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/desloratadine. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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