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Lorastad 10 Tab.
OTC

Lorastad 10 Tab. contains loratadine is a potent long-acting tricyclic antihistamine with selective peripheral H1 – receptor antagonistic activity. The product is indicated for the symptomatic relief of allergic conditions including rhinitis and chronic urticaria.

Pack size Box of 20 tablets, 100 tablets
Shelf-life 60 months
Composition Loratadine
Dosage forms and strengths Tablet: 10 mg
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PRESCRIBING INFORMATION

Indications:

The symptomatic relief of allergic conditions including rhinitis and chronic urticaria

Dosage:

Adult and children over 12 years: 10 mg once daily.

Children 2 – 12 years:

+ Body-weight over 30 kg: 10 mg once daily.

+ Body-weight under 30 kg: 5 mg once daily.

In patients with liver failure or severe renal insufficiency (cLCR < 30 ml/minute): 10 mg once daily, every other day should be the starting dose.

Usage:

Lorastad 10 Tab. is only administered orally

  • Patients who have shown hypersensitivity or idiosyncrasy to any components of drug.
  • Children < 2 years old.
  • Common: Headache, dry mouth.
  • Uncommon: Vertigo; nasal dryness and sneezing; conjunctivitis.
  • Use with caution when prescribe Lorastad 10 Tab. for patients with impairment liver.
  • There is risk of dry mouth, especially in elderly, with increased risk of caries. Especially, careful mouth and dental hygiene is therefore needed.
  • Lorastad 10 Tab. contains lactose. Patients with rare hereditary problems of galactose intolerance, total lactase deficiency or glucose-galactose malabsorption should not take this medicine.
  • Use Lorastad 10 Tab. only if potential benefit justifies potential risk to fetus. A decision should be made whether to discontinue nursing or discontinue the drug in beastfeeding women.
  • Patients should be aware of how they react to drug before driving or operating machinery.