Lorid Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Lorid Tablet

Lorid Tablet is used in the treatment of allergic conditions.

Lorid Tablet side effects

Common
  • Sleepiness
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Headache
  • Increased appetite

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

How Lorid Tablet works

Lorid 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.

Lorid Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Lorid 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
Lorid 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 Lorid Tablet would not be expected to cause any adverse effects in breastfed babies.
Driving
SAFE
Lorid Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Lorid Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Lorid Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Lorid Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Lorid Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Lorid Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Lorid 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.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Lorid Tablet to help relieve allergy symptoms such as itching, swelling, and rashes.
  • It's much less likely to make you feel sleepy than other similar medications.
  • Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as it can cause dizziness and sleepiness.
  • Do not drink alcohol while taking this medication as it may cause increased sleepiness.
  • Stop taking Lorid Tablet at least three days before taking an allergy test as it can affect the test results.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Lorid with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Lorid

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I had faced cough & fever in every 1/2 month from last 14 years.Recently,my blood test shows eosinophilia 14%
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Sexologist
Eosinophil count is raised in allergic conditions and those allergic conditions can be cause of recurring cough n symptoms of upper respiratory tract disease Consult your physician He might want to prescribe you meds to reduce this count and suppress allergy
Dear Dr. One of my friend son 6 years old boy is using Montair LC for allergy. Is theier any problems by using this tablet. Medical Shoppers told that usually using this tablets elders only.
Dr. Khoobsurat Najma
Ask A Chemist
For kids, Montair LC is available as Montair LC KID tablet and Montair LC KID syrup. It contains Montelukast (4mg) and Levocetrizine (2.5mg). Montelukast is used to prevent and treat asthma, seasonal and year round allergies (hay fever), and prevent exercise-induced asthma. Levocetirizine is used to treat symptoms of allergic conditions such as allergic fever (hay fever), year-round allergies like dust or pet allergies and chronic nettle rash. It is best to take the drug at bedtime as it can make you drowsy.
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FAQs

Q. Is Lorid an anticholinergic/narcotic/antibiotic?

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

Q. Can I take Lorid 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 Lorid safe?

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

Q. Is Lorid the same as Zyrtec?

No, Lorid is different from Zyrtec as Zyrtec contains cetirizine. Both Lorid 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 Lorid for?

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

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

Lorid causing these side effects is very rare. However, always consult your doctor if you experience any of these side effects
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 6th Sep 2018.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
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80 , HSIDC , Industrial Area , Near Jagadhri Road, Ambala Cantt ( Haryana) , Pin Code-(133001), India
MRP
29.95
10 tablets in 1 strip
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