Lortab Tablet DT 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 Lortab Tablet DT effective?
Lortab Tablet DT 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 Lortab Tablet DT too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.
Q. Can Lortab Tablet DT cause heart problems?
Yes, Lortab Tablet DT 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 Lortab Tablet DT. Therefore, inform your doctor if you have heart problems.
Q. What if I forget to take a dose of Lortab Tablet DT?
If you have missed a dose of Lortab Tablet DT, 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 Lortab Tablet DT relieve symptoms of outdoor and indoor allergies?
Yes, Lortab Tablet DT 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 Lortab Tablet DT 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 Lortab Tablet DT?
No, never take an overdose of any medicine. Overdose of Lortab Tablet DT may cause dizziness, drowsiness, fatigue and dry mouth. If you accidentally take more than the recommended dose of Lortab Tablet DT, seek emergency medical service in a nearby hospital or contact your doctor immediately.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 30th Sep 2021. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.