LOR 10mg Tablet 10's


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Loratadine 10mg
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Drug Information for LOR 10mg Tablet 10's

What is LOR 10mg Tablet used for?

LOR 10mg Tablet is used for the treatment of following conditions:

  • Sneezing
  • Watery eyes
  • Hay fever
  • Itching from hives
  • Runny nose
  • Certain allergies

LOR 10mg Tablet may also be prescribed for other conditions as determined by the doctor.

How does LOR 10mg Tablet work?

LOR 10mg Tablet belongs to the class of drugs called anti-histamines. The drug acts by stimulating the cells to release chemicals by blocking the action of endogeneous histamines. Thus, it helps in providing a temporary relief to the symptoms.

How to take LOR 10mg Tablet?

The dosage and the drug form depend on the age, weight and medical condition of an individual. Take LOR 10mg Tablet as prescribed by your doctor.

  • Swallow the tablet/capsule whole, do not crush or chew the tablet/capsule.
  • LOR 10mg Tablet can be taken with food or without food. However, taking the drug with food prevents the stomach upset.
  • For syrup dosage form, shake the suspension well before use. Use a measuring cup to measure each dose.

If you miss a dose of LOR 10mg Tablet, please take it immediately once you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a double dose to make up for the missed dose.

The overdose symptoms of LOR 10mg Tablet may include:

  • Severe drowsiness
  • Trouble breathing
  • Headache

What are the drugs that interact with LOR 10mg Tablet?

Drugs that interact with LOR 10mg Tablet include the following:

  • Amiodarone
  • Darunavir
  • Dasatinib
  • Diltiazem
  • Etravirine
  • Fluvoxamine
  • Histoplasmin
  • Palonosetron
  • Tacrolimus
  • Tenofovir
  • Voriconazole

This is not a comprehensive list of drug interactions. Consult your doctor to know more about other possible drug interactions.

What are the side effects of LOR 10mg Tablet?

The following are the most common side effects of LOR 10mg Tablet:

  • Dizziness
  • Allergic reaction
  • Swelling on face
  • Diarrhoea
  • Fatigue
  • Headache
  • Dry mouth
  • Abdominal pain

The following are the severe side effects and you may require immediate medical attention:

  • Nervousness
  • Severe drowsiness
  • Swelling on face
  • Rash
  • Trouble breathing
  • Abdominal pain
  • Wheezing

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Please consult your doctor to know more about other possible side effects.

What special precautions should be followed while taking LOR 10mg Tablet?

  • Avoid using the medicine if you are allergic to LOR 10mg Tablet or similar drugs.
  • Be cautious while using LOR 10mg Tablet in geriatric patients.
  • Avoid alcohol consumption as it can alter the absorption of LOR 10mg Tablet.
  • Do not stop using the medication abruptly unless instructed by the doctor. Stopping the medication suddenly may cause the illness to return.

You are advised not to take LOR 10mg Tablet if

  • it has passed the expiry date of the medicine printed on the pack.
  • the foil or packaging is torn or shows signs of tampering or there is discolouration.

What should you tell your doctor before taking LOR 10mg Tablet?

  • Tell your doctor if you have any history of kidney or liver disease.
  • Inform the doctor if you are taking any other drugs, OTC medications, herbal products or nutritional supplements.
  • Inform your doctor while using LOR 10mg Tablet during breastfeeding.

Frequently Asked questions about LOR 10mg Tablet

  1. Can I alter the dose of LOR 10mg Tablet?
  2. No. It is not advised to alter the dose of LOR 10mg Tablet as it can increase the risk of side effects.

  3. Can LOR 10mg Tablet be used in children?
  4. Avoid using LOR 10mg Tablet medicine in children below 6 years of age. However, consult a doctor before using the drug in children.

  5. Can I use LOR 10mg Tablet medication while having phenylketonuria?
  6. Avoid taking LOR 10mg Tablet medication while suffering from phenylketonuria.

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The contents of this website are for informational purposes only and not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.  Please seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Do not disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

Disclaimer:

The contents of this website are for informational purposes only and not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.  Please seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Do not disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

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