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Table 2

From: Assessing satisfaction with desloratadine and fexofenadine in allergy patients who report dissatisfaction with loratadine

  Loratadine Dissatisfied Segments
  Converted to Fexofenadine N = 211 (weighted) Converted to Desloratadine N = 61 (weighted)
Side Effects   
   Sum of Adverse Events1 1.59* 1.32*
Symptom Relief   
   EOD Failure – Nighttime Awakening1 2.26* 1.85*
   EOD Failure – Morning Symptoms1 3.33 3.12
   Onset of Relief2 4.56 4.72
   Coverage Period2 4.84 5.02
   Overall Symptom Relief2 5.30 5.35
Overall Satisfaction   
   Continuation Intentions2 5.39 5.44
   Likelihood to Recommend2 5.06 5.38
   Overall Satisfaction with Current Rx2 5.13 5.28
   Satisfaction with Rx Change2 5.17 5.32
  1. *p < = .05 **p < = .01 1 Higher number reflects negative medication experience. 2 Higher number reflects positive medication experience.