LORAVA Tablet 10's

Allergies Rx required
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INTRODUCTION

LORAVA TABLET contains Desloratadine which belongs to the group of medicines called Antihistamines. It is used to treat allergic symptoms associated with allergic rhinitis (such as nasal congestion, itchy nose, repeated sneezing and red, watery and/or itchy eyes). It can also be used to treat urticaria (an allergic skin condition causing reddish raised patches on the skin with severe itching)

LORAVA TABLET is suitable for use both in adults and in children (aged 12 years or older). Unlike other allergic medication, it does not make you feel sleepy or drowsy. Its effects can last up to 1 day (24 hours) which helps you to resume your normal daily activities and sleep.

Before taking LORAVA TABLET, inform your doctor if you have any kidney problems. You must also inform your doctor if you have a family history of fits or seizures as a precaution.

LORAVA TABLET is not recommended for use in pregnant or breastfeeding women. The most common side effects of taking LORAVA TABLET are dryness of mouth, headache and fatigue. Consult your doctor if they trouble you.

USES OF LORAVA TABLET

It is used in adults and in children (aged 12 years or older) to treat symptoms associated with

  • Allergic rhinitis (such as nasal congestion, itchy nose, repeated sneezing and red, watery, and itchy eyes)
  • Chronic Idiopathic Urticaria (severe skin rash with reddish raised patches and itching)

HOW LORAVA TABLET WORKS

LORAVA TABLET is an anti-allergic medicine. It reduces allergic reactions by blocking the release of certain chemicals (histamines) in the body that triggers the allergic response. As a result, it provides relief from the symptoms of allergic rhinitis and urticaria.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Take LORAVA TABLET as advised by your physician. It can be taken with or without meals. Swallow the medicine with a glass of water. Do not crush or chew the medicine.

Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration of therapy for you depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition. Continue to take this medicine for the stipulated duration prescribed by your doctor to achieve better results.

SIDE EFFECTS OF LORAVA TABLET

COMMON

  • fatigue
  • dryness of mouth
  • headache

RARE

Stop taking LORAVA TABLET and contact your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following side effects such as:

  • signs of allergic reaction (such as skin rash, itching, swelling of the face, lips, tongue, and/or throat which can lead to difficulty in breathing or swallowing)
  • fits (seizures)
  • signs of liver problems (such as nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, feeling generally unwell, fever, itching, yellowing of the skin and eyes, pale stools, dark colored urine)
  • abnormal heartbeat, dizziness

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Headache:

Rest and relax. Drink plenty of fluids such as water or electrolytes. Apply a pain-relieving balm on the head if required. Do not consume alcohol. Consult your doctor if the symptom did not improve.

Fatigue:

Get enough sleep and exercise on regular basis. Take part in relaxing activities (like yoga) and drink enough fluids to stay hydrated. Consult your doctor if the symptom did not improve.

Dry Mouth:

Eat fruits like watermelon and vegetables like cucumber. Drink small amounts of water multiple times. Avoid alcohol and caffeinated beverages like coffee and soda. Consult your doctor if the symptom did not improve.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

LORAVA TABLET is not recommended for use in pregnant women. Therefore, consult your doctor before taking it.

BREASTFEEDING

LORAVA TABLET is generally not recommended for use in breastfeeding women as it may pass through the breast milk. Therefore, consult your doctor before taking it.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

LORAVA TABLET is unlikely to affect your abilities for driving or operating heavy machines. However, if you experience any sleepiness, do not drive or operate any heavy tools or machines as a precaution.

ALCOHOL

Avoid consumption of alcohol while taking LORAVA TABLET.

KIDNEY

LORAVA TABLET should be used with caution in patients with poor kidney function. Therefore, consult your doctor before taking it.

ALLERGY

Do not take LORAVA TABLET if you are allergic to desloratadine or loratadine.

OTHERS

Before taking LORAVA TABLET, inform your doctor if you have:

  • medical or family history of seizures

Use in Pediatrics:

LORAVA TABLET is not recommended for use in children aged below 12 years. Therefore, consult your doctor for advice before consumption.

Use in Geriatrics:

LORAVA TABLET should be used with caution in elderly patients. Therefore, consult your doctor for advice before taking it.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug - Drug interactions:

Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins and herbal supplements.

Over dosage:

If you or anyone else accidentally took more LORAVA TABLET, consult your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Desloratadine
Pharmacological Category :   Histamine (H1) receptor antagonists
Therapeutic Indication :   Allergic rhinitis, Urticaria
Dosage Forms :   Tablet

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep LORAVA TABLET out of reach of children
  • Store LORAVA TABLET at room temperature

FAQs ABOUT LORAVA TABLET

How long the effects of LORAVA TABLET lasts long?

The effects of LORAVA TABLET may last long up to 24 hours (1 day). You will be able to perform your regular activities without any sedation or tiredness during this period. However, this duration may vary from person-to-person based on the dose taken.

Can LORAVA TABLET reduce allergic symptoms?

Yes. LORAVA TABLET is used to reduce symptoms associated with allergic rhinitis (such as nasal congestion, itchy nose, repeated sneezing and red, watery and/or itchy eyes) and urticaria (skin rash with itching).

Is LORAVA TABLET addictive in nature?

No. LORAVA TABLET is not addictive in nature and you can take it as long as it benefits you. If you are doubtful, consult your doctor for advice.

Can LORAVA TABLET be used in children?

LORAVA TABLET should be used in children and adolescents (aged 12 years or above) only if prescribed by the physician. It is not recommended for use in children aged below 12 years. Therefore, consult your doctor for advice.

Can LORAVA TABLET cause headaches? 

Yes. Headache is one of the most common side effects of taking LORAVA TABLET. In case of you are experiencing a headache after taking LORAVA TABLET, try to rest and relax. Drink plenty of fluids such as water or electrolytes. Apply a pain-relieving balm on the forehead if needed. Do not consume too much of alcohol. Consult your doctor if headache persists for a long time.

What are the uses of LORAVA TABLET?

LORAVA TABLET is used to treat symptoms associated with allergic rhinitis (such as nasal congestion, itchy nose, repeated sneezing, and red, watery, and itchy eyes) and urticaria (skin rash with itching).

Who can use LORAVA TABLET?

LORAVA TABLET is suitable for use in both adults and in children (aged 12 years or above).

How LORAVA TABLET works?

LORAVA TABLET is an anti-allergic medicine. It reduces allergic reactions by blocking the release of certain chemicals (histamines) in the body that triggers the allergic response. As a result, it provides relief from the symptoms of allergic rhinitis and urticaria.

How long will it take for LORAVA TABLET to show the results?

You may notice improvement in your condition within 1-2 hours following the administration of LORAVA TABLET. However, it may take few days for LORAVA TABLET to reduce the onset of allergic response. As there is only symptomatic treatment available for allergic reactions, your symptoms may re-appear if you are exposed to allergens once again. To manage this, your doctor may ask you to take this medicine periodically. For more information, consult your doctor for advice.

When should I take LORAVA TABLET?

LORAVA TABLET can be taken at any time of the day. If your doubtful, consult your doctor for advice.

Can I stop taking LORAVA TABLET once my symptoms subside?

Do not stop taking LORAVA TABLET without consulting your doctor even if you feel better during the midway of the therapy. Make sure to take LORAVA TABLET for the stipulated duration recommended by your doctor to achieve better results. As there is only symptomatic treatment available for allergic reactions, your symptoms may re-appear if you are exposed to allergens once again. To manage this, your doctor may ask you to take this medicine periodically. For more information, consult your doctor for advice.

What is the best time to take LORAVA TABLET?

LORAVA TABLET can be taken at any time of the day. If your doubtful, consult your doctor for advice.

What to do if I forgot to take a dose of LORAVA TABLET?

If you have missed a dose of LORAVA TABLET, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is time for the next dose of LORAVA TABLET, skip the missed dose and take the next one regularly. Do not take a double dose of LORAVA TABLET to compensate the missed ones.

What precautions should be followed while taking LORAVA TABLET?

Before taking LORAVA TABLET inform your doctor if you have any kidney problems or fits. You must also inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Continue to take LORAVA TABLET for the stipulated duration prescribed by your doctor to achieve better results.

Can I consume alcohol while taking LORAVA TABLET?

Avoid consumption of alcohol while taking LORAVA TABLET as it might make you feel dizzier and drowsier.

Can I drive after taking LORAVA TABLET?

LORAVA TABLET is unlikely to affect your abilities for driving or operating heavy machines. However, if you experience any sleepiness, do not drive or operate any heavy tools or machines as a precaution.

Can I take LORAVA TABLET daily?

Take LORAVA TABLET as advised by your physician. Your doctor will evaluate your health condition and suggest whether can you take LORAVA TABLET every day or not.

Can LORAVA TABLET be taken during pregnancy?

LORAVA TABLET is not recommended for use in pregnant women. Therefore, consult your doctor before taking it.

REFERENCES

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PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1 N
    Item Weight
    17.5 g
    Ingredient
    DESLORATADINE 10 mg
    Hsn Code
    30049099
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