Loridin Rapitab

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Manufacturer
SALT COMPOSITION

Overview

Uses of Loridin Rapitab

Loridin Rapitab is used in the treatment of allergic conditions.

Loridin Rapitab side effects

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

How to use Loridin Rapitab

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not handle the tablets with wet hands. Put it in your mouth but do not swallow it. Loridin Rapitab may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Loridin Rapitab works

Loridin Rapitab 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.

Loridin Rapitab related warnings

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

What if you miss a dose of Loridin Rapitab?

If you miss a dose of Loridin Rapitab, 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 Loridin Rapitab 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 Loridin Rapitab at least three days before taking an allergy test as it can affect the test results.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Loridin 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 Loridin

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Kindly tell me the medicine to get rid of the extremely dry scalp which is causing burning sensation and irritation.
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetes Specialist
Tab Loridin 1 Od x 5 days. Apply Canthradine hair oil or Coconut oil for moisturising
Sir I am having fever,cough,body pains and cold from last 2 days. Which medicines to take. Thanks and regards,
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetes Specialist
Tab Pacimol 500 1 tab SOS, Tab Loridin 1 tab od x 3 days, syrup TusQ X 1tsf tid x 3 days , steam inhalation
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FAQs

Q. Is Loridin an anticholinergic/narcotic/antibiotic?

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

Q. Can I take Loridin 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 Loridin safe?

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

Q. Is Loridin the same as Zyrtec?

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

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

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

Loridin 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 8th Mar 2017.
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