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LORATIDINE 10MG TABLET

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Composition for LORATIDINE 10MG TABLET

Loratadine(10 mg)

food interaction for LORATIDINE 10MG TABLET

alcohol interaction for LORATIDINE 10MG TABLET

pregnancy interaction for LORATIDINE 10MG TABLET

lactation interaction for LORATIDINE 10MG TABLET

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Loratidine 10mg tablet at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Loratidine 10mg 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.
PROBABLY SAFE
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for LORATIDINE 10MG TABLET

Loratadine(10 mg)

Uses

Loratidine 10mg tablet is used in the treatment of allergic disorders.

How it works

Loratidine 10mg tablet belongs to the group of medicines called antihistamines. It acts by blocking a natural substance called histamine that your body produces during an allergic reaction.

Common side effects

Nervousness, Abdominal pain, Acne-like rash, Diarrhoea, Drowsiness, Weakness, Difficulty in swallowing, Facial swelling, Lip swelling, Headache, Hoarseness of voice, Insomnia, Mouth ulcer, Nose bleed, Skin redness, Sore throat, Urticaria, Wheezing

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Expert advice for LORATIDINE 10MG 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.

Frequently asked questions for LORATIDINE 10MG TABLET

Loratadine

Q.Is loratadine safe?
Loratadine is safe at prescribed dose and duration for treatment of allergies as advised by your doctor

Q.Is loratadine an anticholinergic/narcotic/antibiotic?
No, loratadine is antihistaminic drug which may have anticholinergic properties and it is not narcotic/ antibiotic

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

Q.Can I take loratadine 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.How long can I take loratadine for?
Patient can take loratadine for prescribed dose and duration for treatment of allergies as advised by your doctor

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 get you high/raise blood pressure/cause dementia/drowsiness?
Loratadine causing these side effects is very rare. However, always consult your doctor if you experience any of these side effects

Q.Does loratadine contain diphenhydramine or aspirin?
No, it does not contain diphenhydramine or aspirin.

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Content on this page was last updated on 24 February, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)