Lortadin Tablet

Alkem Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Lortadin 10mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Nasal allergy symptoms, Allergic skin conditions
10 tablets in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Lortadin Tablet


Uses of Lortadin Tablet

Lortadin Tablet is used in the treatment of nasal allergy symptoms and allergic skin conditions.

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.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Mezolam 7.5mg Injection, Azibey 200mg Suspension, Alicin 200mg Suspension, Azivent 500mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Loratadine, 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Lortadin Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Loratadine

No, Lortadin is antihistaminic drug which may have anticholinergic properties and it is not narcotic/ antibiotic
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.
Lortadin is safe at prescribed dose and duration for treatment of allergies as advised by your doctor
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
Patient can take Lortadin for prescribed dose and duration for treatment of allergies as advised by your doctor
Lortadin causing these side effects is very rare. However, always consult your doctor if you experience any of these side effects

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