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Loridin Rapitab

Prescription Required
Manufacturer
SALT COMPOSITION

Overview

Introduction of Loridin Rapitab

Loridin Rapitab is used in the treatment of various allergic conditions. It relieves symptoms like itching, swelling and rashes.

It may be taken on an empty stomach and It is better to take it in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. In case, you have missed any dose than it is better to take another one as soon as you remember it.

As compared to other similar medications, it is much less likely to make you feel sleepy. But, it may cause some amount of dizziness, so do not drive or do anything that needs attention.

Uses of Loridin Rapitab

Loridin Rapitab side effects

Common
  • Sleepiness
  • 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 is to be taken empty stomach.

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
UNSAFE
Loridin Rapitab may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Loridin Rapitab is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Loridin Rapitab is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful 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

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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MODERATE
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MODERATE
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MODERATE
Brand(s): Zuroxy, Roxilim, Rox Thro
MODERATE

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Loridin

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I suffer with eye itching , eye dryness , rhinitis and nasal congestion kind of allergic attack for that kindly give me treatment
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetes Specialist
Tab Loridin 1 tab Od
Frequently itching in hands and in face. Skin allergy. Swelling in face. Dust allergy. Kindly recommend medicine for this
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetes Specialist
Tab Loridin 1 OD
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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

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References
  1. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, editors. A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk: Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015. pp. 818-19.
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