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Loratyn x10 Tablet

What is Loratadine?

Loratadine is an antihistamine that works by reducing the effects of the body’s natural chemical histamine. Sneezing, scratching, watery eyes, and a runny nose are all signs of histamine.

Loratyn-10 tablet

Loratadine is an OTC antihistamine that treats symptoms including itching, runny nose, watery eyes, and sneezing associated with “hay fever,” skin rash, itching, and other cold or allergy symptoms. It’s also used to treat hives and irritation in people who have had chronic skin reactions.

What is Loratadine 10mg used for?

Loratadine is an antihistamine medicine that relieves the symptoms of allergies. It’s used for the treatment of  hay fever and conjunctivitis (red itchy eyes).

What are the side effects of loratadine 10 mg?

Loratadine has the possibility to trigger side effects. If any of these symptoms are serious or do not go away, contact your doctor.

  • headache.
  • dry mouth.
  • nosebleed.
  • sore throat.
  • mouth sores.
  • difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep.
  • nervousness.
  • weakness.

Can I take 2 loratadine 10 mg?

No, the maximum recommended daily dose of loratadine is 10mg once daily

How long does it take loratadine to start working?

The action starts within an hour and lasts at least 24 hours. Dosing can be done once a day. In general, loratadine is as effective as other antihistamines at treating allergic rhinitis, urticaria, and suppressing wheal formation.

When should I take loratadine?

Take loratadine once a day, at the same time every day, in the morning OR evening. Loratadine may be taken with or without food. With a glass of water, swallow the tablet whole.

Loratadine 10 mg

Loratadine is available in different strengths. The 10mg strength is available on Drugstore Nigeria, Nigeria’s Largest Online Pharmacy.  

Loratyn-10 in pregnancy

Safety of use of Loratyn-10 during pregnancy has not been ascertained

Loratadine side effects

Some of the possible side effects of Loratidine include fatigue, headache and nervousness. 

Dosage

Loratyn-10 dosage

Usual Adult Dose of Loratadine for Allergic Rhinitis:

10 mg orally once a day

Usual Adult Dose for Urticaria:

10 mg orally once a day

Usual Pediatric Dose for Allergic Rhinitis:

2 to 5 years: 5 mg orally once a day (syrup)

6 years or older: 10 mg orally once a day (tablets, capsule, and disintegrating tablets)

Usual Pediatric Dose for Urticaria:

2 to 5 years: 5 mg orally once a day (syrup)

6 years or older: 10 mg orally once a day (tablets, capsule, and disintegrating tablets)

Direction For Use

Follow the directions on the label or the doctor’s prescription while taking loratadine. It should not be used in greater or smaller quantities or for longer than the manufacturer recommends. Cold or allergy medication is normally only used for a brief period of time before the symptoms go away.

This medication should not be given to a child under the age of two. Before administering a cough or cold medicine to a child, always consult a doctor. In very young children, abuse of cough and cold medicines may result in death.

 loratadine is normally taken Once a day.  Pay attention to the doctor’s instructions.

The standard tablet should not be crushed, chewed, or broken. Completely swallow the pill.

Use the dosing syringe given, or a special dose-measuring spoon or medicine cup to measure liquid medicine. Ask your pharmacist for a dose-measuring device if you don’t already have one.

You must chew the chewable tablet before swallowing it.

Content on Drugstore.ng should not be taken as prescription or medical advice. Consult your doctor or pharmacist before using any medication.

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