Lormeg Tablet 10'S

Allergies Rx required

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INTRODUCTION

LORMEG contain loratadine which belongs to a group of medicine called antihistamines. It is used to relieve allergy symptoms such as runny and blocked nose, sneezing, watery eyes (e.g. in hay fever) and skin condition with pale or red irregular raised patches and severe itching (urticaria).

LORMEG works by blocking the effects of histamine, which may be overproduced in allergic reactions which causes unpleasant symptoms such as itchy or watery eyes, running or blocked nose, sneezing and skin rashes. The common side effects are drowsiness, headache, increased appetite, difficulty sleeping, nervousness, tiredness.

Always take LORMEG exactly as your doctor has told you. This medicine must be taken with or without food and try to take at the same time each day. It should be swallowed whole with water. It is strictly not recommended for use in children under 2 years. Before taking this medicine tell your doctor if you have ever had kidney disease, heart disease, liver problems. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before taking this medicine.

USES OF LORMEG

  • Relieve allergy symptoms such as runny and blocked nose, sneezing, watery eyes (e.g. in hay fever)
  • Relieve skin condition with pale or red irregular raised patches and severe itching (urticaria)

HOW LORMEG WORKS

LORMEG works by blocking the effects of histamine, which may be overproduced in allergic reactions which causes unpleasant symptoms such as itchy or watery eyes, running or blocked nose, sneezing and skin rashes.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Always take LORMEG exactly as your doctor has told you. It must be taken with or without food and try to take at the same time each day. It should be swallowed whole with water. Do not crush or chew the medicine.

SIDE EFFECTS OF LORMEG

SERIOUS

  • allergic reaction such as swelling of the face, lips, tongue or throat, narrowing of the airways causing difficulty breathing, shock, collapse, rash, itching

COMMON

  • drowsiness
  • headache
  • increased appetite
  • difficulty sleeping
  • nervousness
  • tiredness

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Headache:

Apply hot or cold-water bag on your head. Take rest in a quiet and dark room. Drink tea or coffee.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

LORMEG is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

BREASTFEEDING

LORMEG is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

Do not drive or operate any machine while taking this medicine as it may cause drowsiness.

ALCOHOL

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with LORMEG.

KIDNEY

LORMEG should be used with caution in patients suffering from active kidney diseases. Consult your doctor for advice.

LIVER

LORMEG should be used with caution in patients suffering from liver function impairment or active liver diseases. Consult your doctor for advice.

ALLERGY

Do not take LORMEG if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to loratadine or any other ingredients in this medicine.

INTERACTIONS

Tell your doctor about all the medicines you use, including prescription and non-prescription medicines and herbal supplements.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Loratadine
Pharmacological Category :   Histamine H1 Antagonist, Second Generation, Piperidine Derivative
Therapeutic Indication :   Symptoms of allergic rhinitis, skin allergies, Urticaria (hives)
Dosage Forms :   Tablet, Capsule, Cream, Syrup

MORE INFORMATION

Store below 20-25°C and keep out of reach of children.

FAQs ABOUT LORMEG

Does LORMEG relieve symptoms of outdoor and indoor allergies?

Yes, it helps to relieve the symptoms of outdoor and indoor allergies.

How quickly does LORMEG work?

It 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.

Can LORMEG cause headache?

Yes, this medicine may cause headache in some individuals. Apply hot or cold-water bag on your head. Take rest in a quiet and dark room. Drink tea or coffee.

REFERENCES

1. KD Tripathi. Histamine and Antihistaminics. Essentials of Medical Pharmacology. Seventh Edition,2013. Page - 166.

2. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, editors. A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk: Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015. Page - 2297-2300.

3. Gursharan Sidhu 1, Hossein Akhondi 2. Loratadine. NIH: National Library of Medicine, National center of biotechnology Information Pubmed.gov. Jan 2020.6 Jul 2020 [Accessed 25 Dec 2020] https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/31194418/

4. Accord; Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC); [Revised on Oct 2019] [Accessed 25 Dec 2020] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.4501.pdf

USEFUL DIAGNOSTIC TESTS

  • Absolute Eosinophil Count
  • Peripheral Smear Examination
  • Total IgE

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1
    Shelf Life
    24 months
    Item Weight
    17.5
    Ingredient
    LORATADINE 10MG
    Hsn Code
    30049039
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Lormeg Tablet 10'S

Lormeg Tablet 10'S Mkt: Alembic Pharmaceuticals Ltd

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