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Lorit 10 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Overview

Lorit Tablet side effects

Common
  • Sleepiness
  • Increased appetite

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

How Lorit Tablet works

Lorit 10 mg 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.

Lorit Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Lorit 10 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE
Lorit 10 mg 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 Lorit 10 mg Tablet would not be expected to cause any adverse effects in breastfed babies.
Driving
SAFE
Lorit 10 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Lorit 10 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Lorit 10 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Lorit 10 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Lorit 10 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Lorit Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Lorit 10 mg 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.

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Interaction with Drugs

Taking Lorit 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

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FAQs

Q. Is Lorit an anticholinergic/narcotic/antibiotic?

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

Q. Can I take Lorit 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 Lorit safe?

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

Q. Is Lorit the same as Zyrtec?

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

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

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

Lorit 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.
  2. Loratadine. Tipperary, Ireland: Pinewood Healthcare; 2011 [revised 17 Nov. 2016]. [Accessed 1 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Drugs.com. Loratadine Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings. [Accessed 01 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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