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Tavist ND

Generical name: “loratadine” [lor-AT-a-dee]
Names of brands: Alavert Claritin, Claritin Reditab, Ohm Allergy Relief, Tavist ND, and Wal-itin
Drug class: antihistamines

What is Tavist ND?

Tavist ND is an antihistamine used to alleviate symptoms of allergies like hay fever as well as other allergens like a running nose, sneezing, eyes that are watery or itchy, and itching in the throat or in your nose. Tavist ND could also be prescribed for reasons that are not mentioned in this guide.

Side Effects of Tavist ND

Contact a medical professional immediately. If you are experiencing symptoms that indicate an allergic reaction, such as difficulty breathing, hives, or swelling of your lips, face, or tongue,

Common adverse consequences of Tavist ND can include:

  • Headache or
  • Being tired or sleepy.

This isn't a complete list of possible side effects, and others could happen. Contact your physician to seek medical advice on the effects. You can report any side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.


Take only according to your doctor's instructions. Talk to your doctor if you take other medications or suffer from any other medical condition or allergy.

Before taking this medication

You shouldn't apply Tavist ND if you have an allergy to it.

Ask your doctor or pharmacist to determine if this medication is suitable to use if you have ever used:

  • Kidney disease or
  • The liver condition.

The tablet that is disintegrating could contain phenylalanine. It could be dangerous in the case of phenylketonuria (PKU). Talk to your doctor before taking this medication if you are breastfeeding or pregnant. Avoid giving this medication to a child less than 2 years of age without medical guidance.

How to take Tavist ND?

Take it exactly as indicated on the label or as directed by your physician. Cold or allergy medicines are only to be used for short-term purposes. Tavist ND is typically taken only once a day. Suck in the regular tablet completely. Let the tablet disintegrate in the mouth without chewing.

It is essential to chew the chewable tablet prior to taking it. Use the syringe that comes with it or a dosing device (not the kitchen spoon). The dosage for a child is based on their age, and certain forms that contain loratadine are not suitable for use by children under six years old. Be sure to follow the dosage instructions included with this medication. Contact your physician if your symptoms don't improve or if they become worse. Keep at room temperature, away from heat and moisture.

What happens if I miss a dose?

Tavist ND is used only when required. It is not recommended to use Tavist ND more than once in the course of a 24-hour period. Don't take two doses at once.

What happens if I overdose?

Get medical attention in an emergency or contact the Poison Help line toll-free at 1-800-222-1222.

Avoid this

Follow the instructions of your physician regarding any restrictions on your food, drink, or activity.

Interaction with other drugs

Other medications can affect Tavist ND, such as prescription and non-prescription drugs, vitamins, and herbal products. Inform your physician about any other medications you take.