Medicine Overview of Lotrax Tablet
Uses of Lotrax Tablet
Lotrax Tablet is used in the treatment of nasal allergy symptoms and allergic skin conditions.
How to use Lotrax 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. Lotrax Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
How Lotrax Tablet works
Lotrax 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 Lotrax Tablet
Expert advice for Lotrax 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.
Lotrax Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Lotrax Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Lotrax Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.+more
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor....
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lotrax 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.+more
Because of its low milk levels and lack of sleepiness, use of Lotrax Tablet would not be expected to cause any adverse effects in breastfed babies....
Because of its low milk levels and lack of sleepiness, use of Lotrax Tablet would not be expected to cause any adverse effects in breastfed babies.
Lotrax Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Lotrax Tablet should be used with caution in patients with k+more
idney disease. Dose adjustment of Lotrax Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor....
Lotrax Tablet should be used with caution in patients with l+more
iver disease. Dose adjustment of Lotrax 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
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.
Frequently asked questions about Lotrax Tablet
Frequently asked questions about Loratadine
No, Lotrax is antihistaminic drug which may have anticholinergic properties and it is not narcotic/ antibiotic
Q. Can I take Lotrax 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.
Lotrax is safe at prescribed dose and duration for treatment of allergies as advised by your doctor
No, Lotrax is different from Zyrtec as Zyrtec contains cetirizine. Both Lotrax and Zyrtec belong to the same category of antihistamines. Patient should follow the advice of doctor regarding its use
Patient can take Lotrax for prescribed dose and duration for treatment of allergies as advised by your doctor
Lotrax causing these side effects is very rare. However, always consult your doctor if you experience any of these side effects
Substitutes for Lotrax
No substitutes found for this medicine