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Lortadin Tablet

Alkem Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Lortadin Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Lortadin Tablet

10 tablets in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Lortadin Tablet

Uses of Lortadin Tablet

Lortadin Tablet is used in the treatment of allergy symptoms.

Lortadin Tablet side effects


Side Effects of Lortadin are Sleepiness, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Headache, Increased appetite.

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

How Lortadin Tablet works

Lortadin 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.

In Depth Information on Lortadin Tablet

Expert advice for Lortadin Tablet

Do not start or continue the loratadine tablets:
  • If you are allergic (hypersensitive) to loratadine or any of the other ingredients of loratadine tablet.
  • If you have severe liver impairment.
  • If you have rare hereditary problems of sugar intolerance.
Do not drive or operate machinery after taking loratadine if you feel drowsy. Do not take loratadine tablets at least 48 hours before doing skin tests.
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Lortadin Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Lortadin Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Lortadin 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.
Lortadin 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 Lortadin Tablet would not be expected to cause any adverse effects in breastfed babies.
Lortadin Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Lortadin Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Lortadin Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Lortadin Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Lortadin Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Lortadin Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Lortadin 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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Frequently asked questions about Lortadin Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Loratadine

Q. Is Lortadin an anticholinergic/narcotic/antibiotic?
No, Lortadin is antihistaminic drug which may have anticholinergic properties and it is not narcotic/ antibiotic
Q. Can I take Lortadin 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 Lortadin safe?
Lortadin is safe at prescribed dose and duration for treatment of allergies as advised by your doctor
Q. Is Lortadin the same as Zyrtec?
No, Lortadin is different from Zyrtec as Zyrtec contains cetirizine. Both Lortadin 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 Lortadin for?
Patient can take Lortadin for prescribed dose and duration for treatment of allergies as advised by your doctor
Q. Does Lortadin get you high/raise blood pressure/cause dementia/drowsiness?
Lortadin causing these side effects is very rare. However, always consult your doctor if you experience any of these side effects

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Lortadin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Lortadin with Spiramycin
Medicines with composition Spiramycin: Spiramycin, Macromycin, Spiratox
Lortadin with Hyoscyamine
Medicines with composition Hyoscyamine: Eupep
Lortadin with Midazolam
Medicines with composition Midazolam: Medzol, Mezolam, Midfast, Fulsed, Midosed, Midzee
Lortadin with Lorazepam
Lortadin with Chlordiazepoxide
Medicines with composition Chlordiazepoxide: Equblam, Zepox, Raipox, Equiliser, Anxibrium, Poxid, Peaceoxide, Anxon H, Equilibrium, Cloxide, Librel
Lortadin with Diazepam
Medicines with composition Diazepam: Dizapam, Zeopse, Karpam, Osopose, Peptica, Placidox, Anxol, D P M
Lortadin with Clobazam
Lortadin with Etizolam
Medicines with composition Etizolam: Etizom, Etimax, Etezole, Etilax, Etirest, Etimark, Etizep, Etilaam, Solopose, Lam ET, Suprabenz, Sylkam
Lortadin with Flurazepam
Medicines with composition Flurazepam: Nindral
Lortadin with Nitrazepam
Medicines with composition Nitrazepam: Konit, Zipam, Enzed, Nitrosh, Nap, Nitraz, Nzm, Sopor, N Tra, Hypnoril, Nitab, Hypnocent
Lortadin with Univestin
Medicines with composition Univestin: Uniortho

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