Content Details
Written By
BDS
Reviewed By
MD (Pharmacology), MBBS
Last updated on:
14 Nov 2019 | 03:09 PM (IST)
Want to know more?
Read Our Editorial Policy
Have issue with the content?
Report Problem

Alaspan Tablet

Prescription Required
arrow
arrow

Overview

Introduction of Alaspan Tablet

Alaspan Tablet belongs to a group of medicines called antihistamines. It is used in the treatment of various allergic conditions. It relieves symptoms like itching, swelling and rashes.

Alaspan Tablet should be taken on an empty stomach. The dose may vary depending on what you are taking it for. Take it as it has been prescribed by your doctor. You may need this medicine only on days you have symptoms, or you may need to take it every day to prevent symptoms from happening. If you stop taking it earlier than advised, your symptoms may come back.  This medicine is generally very safe.

As compared to other similar medications, it is much less likely to make you feel sleepy. But, it may cause some amount of dizziness, so do not drive or do anything that needs attention. Consult your doctor if it persists or worry you. It may cause headache or increase appetite in some cases. Before taking it, you should tell your doctor if you have any problems with your liver or kidneys or with your heart.

Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult with their doctor before taking it. Avoid drinking alcohol as it can cause excessive drowsiness with this medicine.

Uses of Alaspan Tablet

Alaspan Tablet side effects

Common
  • Sleepiness
  • Increased appetite

How to use Alaspan Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Alaspan Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Alaspan Tablet works

Alaspan Tablet is an antihistaminic medication. It treats allergy symptoms such as such as itching, swelling, and rashes by blocking the effects of a chemical messenger (histamine) in the body.

Alaspan Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Alaspan Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Alaspan Tablet is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Alaspan Tablet is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Because of its low milk levels and lack of sleepiness, use of Alaspan Tablet would not be expected to cause any adverse effects in breastfed babies.
Driving
SAFE
Alaspan Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Alaspan Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Alaspan Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Alaspan Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Alaspan Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Alaspan Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Alaspan Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Alaspan Tablet
₹10.7/Tablet
Lorfast Meltab Tablet
Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹8.8/Tablet
save 18%
Lorinol 10 Tablet
Micro Labs Ltd
₹8.5/Tablet
save 21%
Lormeg Tablet
Alembic Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹5.01/Tablet
save 53%
Alorti Tablet
Mohrish Pharmaceuticals
₹5.9/Tablet
save 45%
Stop Allerg 10mg Tablet
Piramal Enterprises Ltd
₹15/Tablet
40% costlier

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Alaspan with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Panik
MODERATE
Brand(s): Arthrox
MODERATE
Brand(s): Konit
MODERATE
Brand(s): Histiwel, Histanil
MODERATE
Brand(s): Equblam
MODERATE
Brand(s): Risure
MODERATE
Brand(s): Psycopan
MODERATE
Brand(s): Dizapam
MODERATE
Brand(s): Zuroxy, Roxilim, Rox Thro
MODERATE
Brand(s): Eurolam, Alwel, Tenzo
MODERATE

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Alaspan

arrow
Allergic and getting itches allover body went to doctor got tab alaspan, atatax, omnocortil Getting relieve for short time n then again getting same problem Pls advise
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
Skin Specialist
Apply coconut oil + camphor before bathing .http://www.1mgayush.com/products/GILOY_GHAN_VATI/Standard
Too much itching, allergic and skin disorder
Dr. Banashree Majumdar
Skin Specialist
Aloederm lotion twice daily for 2 weeks and tab Alaspan 10 mg once at night for 2 weeks.
arrow
Do you have any questions related to Alaspan Tablet?

User Feedback


FAQs

Q. Is Alaspan an anticholinergic/narcotic/antibiotic?

No, Alaspan is antihistaminic drug which may have anticholinergic properties and it is not narcotic/ antibiotic

Q. Can I take Alaspan for a cold/sinus infection/insect bites/hives/bee sting/allergic reaction, rash/congestion?

Yes, but patient should follow the advice of doctor regarding its use

Q. Can I take loratadine with Nyquil /Mucinex/ ibuprofen/ Singulair/ Benadryl/ amoxicillin/ diphenhydramine /Zoloft/ Zyrtec/ Dayquil?

Yes, but taking other antihistaminic medicines like diphenhydramine/Zyrtec/Benadryl /Day quil/ Zoloft / Mucinex may alter the effects of loratadine. Ibuprofen, Nyquil may alter levels of loratadine. You can take loratadine with amoxicillin. Always consult your doctor for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required

Q. Does loratadine contain diphenhydramine or aspirin?

No, it does not contain diphenhydramine or aspirin.

Q. Is Alaspan safe?

Alaspan is safe at prescribed dose and duration for treatment of allergies as advised by your doctor

Q. Is Alaspan the same as Zyrtec?

No, Alaspan is different from Zyrtec as Zyrtec contains cetirizine. Both Alaspan and Zyrtec belong to the same category of antihistamines. Patient should follow the advice of doctor regarding its use

Q. How long can I take Alaspan for?

Patient can take Alaspan for prescribed dose and duration for treatment of allergies as advised by your doctor

Q. Does Alaspan get you high/raise blood pressure/cause dementia/drowsiness?

Alaspan causing these side effects is very rare. However, always consult your doctor if you experience any of these side effects

Related Products

Disclaimer: 1mg's sole intention is to ensure that its consumers get information that is expert-reviewed, accurate and trustworthy. However, the information contained herein should NOT be used as a substitute for the advice of a qualified physician. The information provided here is for informational purposes only. This may not cover all possible side effects, drug interactions or warnings or alerts. Please consult your doctor and discuss all your queries related to any disease or medicine. We intend to support, not replace, the doctor-patient relationship.
References
  1. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, editors. A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk: Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015. pp. 818-19.
  2. Loratadine. Tipperary, Ireland: Pinewood Healthcare; 2011 [revised 17 Nov. 2016]. [Accessed 1 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Drugs.com. Loratadine Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings. [Accessed 01 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Chaves RG, Lamounier JA. Breastfeeding and maternal medications. J Pediatr (Rio J). 2004;80(5 Suppl):S189-S198. [Accessed 01 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Plot No. -810, Sector - 3 , Industrial Area , Pthampur Dist. Dhar - 454 775 (M.P.) India
A licensed pharmacy from your nearest location will deliver Alaspan Tablet. Once the pharmacy accepts your order, the details of the pharmacy will be shared with you. Acceptance of your order is based on the validity of your prescription and the availability of this medicine.
Best Price
₹85.6
MRP107  Get 20% OFF
This price is valid only on the orders above ₹500
10 tablets in 1 strip
ADD TO CART
Additional offers
Amazon Pay: Get up to ₹250 cashback (min cashback ₹20) on orders above ₹100. Offer valid once per user between 1st to 30th Nov.
Show more show_more

INDIA’S LARGEST HEALTHCARE PLATFORM

150M+
Visitors
25M+
Orders Delivered
1000+
Cities
Get the link to download App
Reliable

All products displayed on 1mg are procured from verified and licensed pharmacies. All labs listed on the platform are accredited

Secure

1mg uses Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) 128-bit encryption and is Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliant

Affordable

Enjoy 20% off on allopathy medicines, up to 50% off on health products, up to 80% off on lab tests and free doctor consultations

India's only LegitScript and ISO/IEC 27001 certified online healthcare platform
Know More About 1mg
Access medical and health information

1mg provides you with medical information which is curated, written and verified by experts, accurate and trustworthy. Our experts create high-quality content about medicines, diseases, lab investigations, Over-The-Counter (OTC) health products, Ayurvedic herbs/ingredients, and alternative remedies.

Order medicines online

Get free medicine home delivery in over 1000 cities across India. You can also order Ayurvedic, Homeopathic and other Over-The-Counter (OTC) health products. Your safety is our top priority. All products displayed on 1mg are procured from verified and licensed pharmacies.

Book lab tests

Book any lab tests and preventive health packages from certified labs and get tested from the comfort of your home. Enjoy free home sample collection, view reports online and consult a doctor online for free.

Consult a doctor online

Got a health query? Consult doctors online from the comfort of your home for free. Chat privately with our registered medical specialists to connect directly with verified doctors. Your privacy is guaranteed.