Lorhist 10mg Tablet starts working within an hour of taking it. The maximum benefit of this medicine is seen within 6 hours and the effect lasts for 24 hours.
Q. Is Lorhist 10mg Tablet effective?
Lorhist 10mg Tablet is effective if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not stop taking it even if you see improvement in your condition. If you stop using Lorhist 10mg Tablet too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.
Q. Can Lorhist 10mg Tablet cause heart problems?
Yes, Lorhist 10mg Tablet may cause fast or irregular heartbeat and palpitations, especially in patients with heart problems. Patients who are already suffering from heart disease should remain careful while taking Lorhist 10mg Tablet. Therefore, inform your doctor if you have heart problems.
Q. What if I forget to take a dose of Lorhist 10mg Tablet?
If you have missed a dose of Lorhist 10mg Tablet, take it as soon as you remember it. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, take it in the regular schedule instead of taking the missed dose. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed one as this may increase the chances of developing side effects.
Q. Does Lorhist 10mg Tablet relieve symptoms of outdoor and indoor allergies?
Yes, Lorhist 10mg Tablet relieves the symptoms of upper respiratory allergies or hay fever which can be caused by outdoor and indoor allergens. It relieves the symptoms of itchy or watery eyes, runny nose, and sneezing, or itching of the nose or throat.
Q. Can Lorhist 10mg Tablet make you sleepy?
Yes, drowsiness is a common side effect of this medicine. However, it does not affect everyone. But in case the drowsiness starts hampering your daily life, consult your doctor who might suggest another anti-allergic medicine which does not cause sleepiness.
Q. Can you overdose on Lorhist 10mg Tablet?
No, never take an overdose of any medicine. Overdose of Lorhist 10mg Tablet may cause dizziness, drowsiness, fatigue and dry mouth. If you accidentally take more than the recommended dose of Lorhist 10mg Tablet, seek emergency medical service in a nearby hospital or contact your doctor immediately.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 11th May 2020. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.