Dosing Guidelines for Loratadine (Claritin®)
1 teaspoonful (5mL) = 5mg of Loratadine
|Age (in years)||Dose|
|Under 2 years of age||Ask a doctor|
|2 years to under 6 years||1 teaspoonful daily (do not exceed 1 teaspoonful in 24 hours)|
|6 years or older||2 teaspoonfuls daily; (do not exceed 2 teaspoonfuls in 24 hours)|
Always use a dropper, oral syringe, or cup with clear markings. Do not use household utensils to measure a dose because they can vary.