Lorfast D 5mg/120mg Tablet

Prescription Required
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Lorfast D 5mg/120mg Tablet is a combination medicine used in the treatment of allergy symptoms like runny nose, sneezing, throat irritation, watery eyes and congestion or stuffiness in the nose.

Lorfast D 5mg/120mg Tablet is taken with or without food in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. The dose you are given will depend on your condition and how you respond to the medicine. You should keep taking this medicine for as long as your doctor recommends. If you stop treatment too early your symptoms may come back and your condition may worsen. Let your healthcare team know about all other medications you are taking as some may affect, or be affected by this medicine.

The most common side effects are headache, dryness in mouth, nausea, vomiting, restlessness, and tiredness. Most of these are temporary and usually resolve with time. Contact your doctor straight away if you are at all concerned about any of these side effects. It can also cause drowsiness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine as it can worsen your drowsiness.

Never support self-medication or recommend your medicine to another person. It is beneficial to have plenty of fluids while taking this medication. Before taking it, you should tell your doctor if you have any liver or kidney diseases so that your doctor can prescribe a suitable dose for you. Also tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.

Uses of Lorfast D Tablet

  • Sneezing and runny nose due to allergies

Benefits of Lorfast D Tablet

In Sneezing and runny nose due to allergies

Lorfast D 5mg/120mg Tablet is used to treat an itchy, stuffy or runny nose, sneezing, or other symptoms caused by seasonal hay fever (allergic rhinitis). It works by reducing certain substances in the body called histamines that are responsible for the allergic symptoms. It also reduces swelling inside the nose and thus decreases symptoms such as stuffy nose. This helps in easy breathing and makes you feel better. Drink plenty of liquids, including chicken soup. It can make you feel better.

Side effects of Lorfast D Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Lorfast D

  • Dryness in mouth
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Restlessness
  • Drowsiness
  • Tiredness

How to use Lorfast D 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. Lorfast D 5mg/120mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Lorfast D Tablet works

Lorfast D 5mg/120mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Loratadine and Pseudoephedrine, which relieves sneezing and runny nose caused due to allergies. Loratadine is an antiallergic which blocks the action of a chemical messenger (histamine) responsible for runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing. Pseudoephedrine is a decongestant which narrows the small blood vessels providing temporary relief from congestion or stuffiness in the nose.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Lorfast D 5mg/120mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Lorfast D 5mg/120mg Tablet during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Lorfast D 5mg/120mg Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Lorfast D 5mg/120mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Lorfast D 5mg/120mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Lorfast D 5mg/120mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Lorfast D 5mg/120mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Lorfast D 5mg/120mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Lorfast D 5mg/120mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

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Fact Box

Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
RESPIRATORY

Patient Concerns

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Suffering with cold in winter. Using Lorfast, Levocet D , Omnacortil 10 mg from 3 years.
Dr. Vijay Verma
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Appears allergic issue get serum IgE level top see for allergy marker and revert
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Dr. Shubhra Chandan Pradhan
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Tab lorfast AM, duonase nasal spray
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References

  1. Drugs.com. Loratadine and pseudoephedrine. [Accessed 29 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. DailyMed. Loratadine and pseudoephedrine sulfate tablet, extended release. [Accessed 29 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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Sarkhej-Dholka Road, Bhat, Ahmedabad-382 210, INDIA.
Country of Origin: India

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