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Lorit 10 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Overview

Introduction of Lorit Tablet

Lorit 10 mg Tablet 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 Lorit Tablet

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 is to be taken empty stomach.

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
UNSAFE
Lorit 10 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Lorit 10 mg Tablet 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
Lorit 10 mg Tablet 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 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

Questions Related to Lorit

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Allergic skin conditions in leg
Dr. Atula Gupta
Skin Specialist
kindly send the Pictures of affected area.
I had an angioplasty done 5months back and doctor has prescribed me to take ecosprin 10mg twice daily after the intial check up after 3 months. But since I had allergic reaction after a month, he has changed it to novostat cv 10mg twice daily. And after a week taking this medicine I am again getting this blood clot like patches in my skin and also has itching sensation. Sometimes I feel dizziness too. Is this normal or do I need to change medications again??Hi its been two days any update??
Dr. Nabajit Talukdar
Heart Specialist
Get your platelet count checked
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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
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