Lorfast 10mg Tablet

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Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Lorfast 10mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Lorfast Tablet

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Uses of Lorfast Tablet

Lorfast 10mg Tablet is used in the treatment of allergic disorders.
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Side effects of Lorfast Tablet

Common

Sleepiness.

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How to use Lorfast 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Lorfast 10mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Lorfast Tablet works

Lorfast 10mg tablet blocks the action of certain chemical messengers that are responsible for inflammation, congestion, itching, and other allergic reactions.

In Depth Information on Lorfast Tablet

Expert advice for Lorfast 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Lorfast 10mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Lorfast 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.
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Lactation
SAFE
Lorfast 10mg 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 Lorfast 10mg Tablet would not be expected to cause any adverse effects in breastfed babies.
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Driving
SAFE
Lorfast 10mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Lorfast 10mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients
with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Lorfast 10mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Lorfast 10mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients
with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Lorfast 10mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Mezolam 7.5mg Injection, Azivent 500mg Tablet, Zathrin Redimix Suspension, Pratham 200mg/5ml Suspension

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Lorfast 10mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Loratadine

No, Lorfast is antihistaminic drug which may have anticholinergic properties and it is not narcotic/ antibiotic
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.
Lorfast is safe at prescribed dose and duration for treatment of allergies as advised by your doctor
No, Lorfast is different from Zyrtec as Zyrtec contains cetirizine. Both Lorfast and Zyrtec belong to the same category of antihistamines. Patient should follow the advice of doctor regarding its use
Patient can take Lorfast for prescribed dose and duration for treatment of allergies as advised by your doctor
Lorfast causing these side effects is very rare. However, always consult your doctor if you experience any of these side effects
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