Frequently Asked Questions

About the Alavert® family of products

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Questions about the alavert® family of products

  • What allergy symptoms does Alavert relieve?

    All Alavert products relieve sneezing, runny nose, itchy, watery eyes and itching of the nose and throat. Alavert Allergy & Sinus also relieves sinus pressure and nasal congestion, helping to restore freer breathing.

  • Will Alavert make me sleepy?

    Alavert is a non-drowsy allergy medicine, when taken as directed. Taking more than recommended may cause drowsiness. First-generation antihistamines, like Benadryl®, can cause sleepiness. Alavert is an advancement in non-prescription allergy medicine.

  • How is Alavert different from other non-prescription allergy medicines that I may have used in the past?

    Before December 2002, you needed to obtain a prescription from your physician for a non-drowsy allergy medicine. Now, with Alavert you can obtain prescription strength, non-drowsy, long-lasting (12 or 24 hour) allergy relief without a prescription. Also, Alavert is available in a convenient, quick dissolving tablet that melts in your mouth without water, so you can take it right when you need it, wherever you are.

  • Does this product contain caffeine, eggs, sucrose, nuts, gelatin, or gluten?

    Alavert does not contain any of these ingredients.

  • For how long does Alavert provide allergy relief?

    Quick Dissolving Alavert provides 24 hours of allergy relief. Alavert Allergy & Sinus provides 12 hours of relief.

  • What is loratadine?

    Loratadine is a non-sedating antihistamine and is the active ingredient in Alavert. It was introduced as a prescription product in 1992, and was approved for over the counter (non-prescription) use by the FDA in 2002.

  • Where can I ask more questions about Alavert?

    Please feel free to contact us with your questions and comments in any of the following ways:
    Call a customer service representative toll-free at: 800-ALAVERT (800-252-8378), Monday-Friday; 9:00AM-5:00PM EST.

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Questions about Quick dissolving tabs

  • What allergy symptoms do Alavert Quick Dissolving tablets relieve?

    Quick Dissolving Alavert relieves sneezing, runny nose, itchy, watery eyes and itching of the nose and throat.

  • For how long does Quick Dissolving Alavert provide allergy relief?

    Quick Dissolving Alavert tablets provide 24 hours of allergy relief.

  • How many tablets should I take daily?

    For adults-1 tablet daily, do not use more than 1 tablet daily.
    For children 6 years and over-1 tablet daily, do not use more than 1 tablet daily.
    For children under 6 – ask a doctor.
    For consumers who have liver or kidney disease – ask a doctor.

  • Can children take this product?

    Children 6 years or older can take Quick Dissolving Alavert tablets. This product is excellent for children who are unable to swallow tablets, because it comes in a great tasting flavor that melts in your mouth.

  • Does Alavert contain dyes?

    Quick Dissolving Alavert tablets are dye-free.

  • Can this product be taken without water?

    Quick Dissolving Alavert may be taken without water. Quick Dissolving Alavert starts dissolving the instant it touches your tongue, without water. It's so convenient, you can take it anytime, anywhere an allergy strikes.

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Questions about Allergy & sinus

  • What allergy symptoms does Alavert Allergy & Sinus relieve?

    Alavert Allergy & Sinus provides multi-symptom relief of nasal congestion and sinus pressure, in addition to your other allergy symptoms of sneezing, runny nose, itchy, watery eyes and itching of the nose and throat. Its multi-symptom relief lets you breathe again.

  • How many tablets should I take daily?

    For adults and children 12 years and over–do not use more than 1 tablet every 12 hours, and do not use more than 2 tablets every 24 hours
    For children under 12 years – ask a doctor.
    For consumers who have liver or kidney disease – ask a doctor.

  • For how long does Alavert Allergy & Sinus provide allergy relief?

    Alavert Allergy & Sinus tablets provide 12 hours of relief.

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