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Lorastad
OTC

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

Pack size Box of 30 tablets, 100 tablets. Bottle of 500 tablets.
Shelf-life 36 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.

Usage:

Lorastad is only administered orally

Patients who have shown hypersensitivity or idiosyncrasy to any components of drug.

Children under 2 years old.

Common: Headache, dry mouth.

Uncommon: Vertigo; nasal dryness and sneezing; conjunctivitis.

Use with caution when prescribe Lorastad 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 contains lactose. Patients with rare hereditary problems of galactose intolerance, total lactase deficiency or glucose-galactose malabsorption should not take this medicine.

Use Lorastad only if potential benefit justifies potential risk to fetus. A decision should be made whether to discontinue nursing or discontinue the drug in breastfeeding

Patients should be aware of how they react to drug before driving or operating machinery.