Lortadin Tablet


Overview

Uses of Lortadin Tablet

Lortadin Tablet is used in the treatment of allergy symptoms.

Lortadin Tablet side effects

Common
  • 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.

Lortadin Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
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.
Lactation
SAFE
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.
Driving
SAFE
Lortadin Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Lortadin Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Lortadin Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
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?

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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Lortadin Tablet to help relieve allergy symptoms such as itching, swelling, and rashes.
  • It's much less likely to make you feel sleepy than other similar medications.
  • Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as it can cause dizziness and sleepiness.
  • Do not drink alcohol while taking this medication as it may cause increased sleepiness.
  • Stop taking Lortadin Tablet at least three days before taking an allergy test as it can affect the test results.

Interaction with Drugs

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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Patient Concerns

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FAQs

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
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 6th Sep 2018.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Alkem Laboratories Limited, Devashish Building, Alkem House, Senapati Bapat Road, Lower Parel, Mumbai - 400 013.
MRP
33
10 tablets in 1 strip
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