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Loract Tablet

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Composition for Loract Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Loract Tablet

MRP
51.4
₹5.14/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Loract Tablet

Uses of Loract Tablet

Loract Tablet is used in the treatment of allergy symptoms.

Loract Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Loract are Sleepiness, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Headache, Increased appetite.

How to use Loract 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. Loract Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Loract Tablet works

Loract 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.

In Depth Information on Loract Tablet

Expert advice for Loract Tablet

Do not start or continue the loratadine tablets:
  • If you are allergic (hypersensitive) to loratadine or any of the other ingredients of loratadine tablet.
  • If you have severe liver impairment.
  • If you have rare hereditary problems of sugar intolerance.
Do not drive or operate machinery after taking loratadine if you feel drowsy. Do not take loratadine tablets at least 48 hours before doing skin tests.
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Loract Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Loract Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Loract Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE
Loract Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Because of its low milk levels and lack of sleepiness, use of Loract Tablet would not be expected to cause any adverse effects in breastfed babies.
Driving
SAFE
Loract Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Loract Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Loract Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Loract Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Loract Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Loract Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Loract 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Loract Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Loratadine

Q. Is Loract an anticholinergic/narcotic/antibiotic?
No, Loract is antihistaminic drug which may have anticholinergic properties and it is not narcotic/ antibiotic
Q. Can I take Loract 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 Loract safe?
Loract is safe at prescribed dose and duration for treatment of allergies as advised by your doctor
Q. Is Loract the same as Zyrtec?
No, Loract is different from Zyrtec as Zyrtec contains cetirizine. Both Loract 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 Loract for?
Patient can take Loract for prescribed dose and duration for treatment of allergies as advised by your doctor
Q. Does Loract get you high/raise blood pressure/cause dementia/drowsiness?
Loract causing these side effects is very rare. However, always consult your doctor if you experience any of these side effects

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Loract with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Loract with Fosaprepitant
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Fosaprepitant: Fosaran, Fosaport
Loract with Zafirlukast
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Zafirlukast: Zuvair
Loract with Diazepam
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Diazepam: Dizapam, Zeopse, Karpam, Osopose, Peptica, Placidox, Anxol, D P M
Loract with Chlordiazepoxide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Chlordiazepoxide: Equblam, Zepox, Raipox, Equiliser, Anxibrium, Poxid, Peaceoxide, Anxon H, Equilibrium, Cloxide, Librel
Loract with Clobazam
MODERATE
Loract with Flurazepam
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Flurazepam: Nindral
Loract with Nitrazepam
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Nitrazepam: Konit, Zipam, Enzed, Nitrosh, Nap, Nitraz, Nzm, Sopor, N Tra, Hypnoril, Nitab, Hypnocent
Loract with Hyoscyamine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Hyoscyamine: Eupep
Loract with Univestin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Univestin: Uniortho
Loract with Rifampicin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Rifampicin: Coxbact, Rifacure, Rifacil, Toscular, Grifa, Tubercin, Car, Acirimpi, Osorifa, Serom, Monocin, Rifacept, R-Cin, Montomycin
Loract with Midazolam
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Midazolam: Medzol, Mezolam, Midfast, Fulsed, Midosed, Midzee
Loract with Spiramycin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Spiramycin: Spiramycin, Macromycin, Spiratox
Loract with Etizolam
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Etizolam: Etizom, Etimax, Etezole, Etilax, Etirest, Etimark, Etizep, Etilaam, Solopose, Lam ET, Suprabenz, Sylkam
Loract with Lorazepam
MODERATE
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