Alavert-D Warnings and Precautions
There are many Alavert-D warnings and precautions to be aware of before starting treatment, including important information on who should not take the drug. For instance, you may not be able to take Alavert-D safely if you have difficulty passing urine, glaucoma, or heart disease. Safety concerns also extend to people who have certain allergies and to women who are pregnant or breastfeeding.
What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider Before Taking Alavert-D?You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking Alavert®-D 12 Hour Allergy & Sinus (loratadine and pseudoephedrine sulfate) if you have:
- High blood pressure (hypertension)
- Heart disease
- Difficulty passing urine
- An overactive thyroid (hyperthyroidism)
- An enlarged prostate (also known as benign prostatic hyperplasia, or BPH)
- Kidney disease, such as kidney failure (renal failure)
- Liver disease, including liver failure, cirrhosis, or hepatitis
- Any allergies, including allergies to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
- Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medications you are taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.