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Retidine x100 Tablets

Retidine belongs to the class of drugs known as Antihistamines. It can be used for the treatment and relief of sneezing, nasal discharge, itching, seasonal or perennial rhinitis, ocular itching and burning. It is available on Drugstore Nigeria, Nigeria’s Largest Online Pharmacy.   

Retidine Composition 

It has Loratadine as its major ingredient. Each tablet contains loratadine 10 mg.

What is Retidine Used For? 

Retidine is used for the treatment and relief of sneezing, nasal discharge, itching, seasonal or perennial rhinitis, hay fever,  ocular itching, burning and other allergic reactions.   

Retidine side effects 

Common side effects include; Nausea, nasal dryness, headache, depression, fatigue, anxiety, and dyspnea. 

Other effects includes alopecia, (rare) anaphylaxis, abnormal hepatic function and supraventricular tachyarrhythmias.

Interactions

Retidine may interact or interfere with the effect of drugs or products containing desloratadine.  

Contraindications 

It is contraindicated in pregnant or breastfeeding women and those who are hypersensitive to any of its constituents. 

Precautions 

It should not be taken during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

Can Loratidine Make You Sleepy? 

Loratidine is a non-drowsy antihistamine. In rare cases, you might experience  

Can you take Loratadine 10mg twice a day?

Loratadine is usually taken twice daily (every 12 hours) with a full glass of water.This drug should not be crushed or chewed. This can cause the whole drug to be released at once, increasing the risk of side effects. It is better to take this as directed by your doctor. 

How quickly does Loratadine work?

The action starts within an hour and lasts at least 24 hours.

Does Loratadine have side effects?

Yes, indeed. Headache, fatigue, tiredness, or a dry mouth are all possible symptoms. At prescribed dosages, side effects are relatively rare. While it seldom causes drowsiness, some people may be affected, so exercise caution before driving or operating machinery before the full effects of loratadine are known.

Is Loratadine safe for kidneys?

Generally, antihistamines are safe for the kidney. Antihistamine tablets, such as Clarityn (loratadine), are safe to take to relieve allergy symptoms.

How long can I take loratadine 10 mg?

Most people just need to take Loratadine for a short time to get relief from their allergies, but you can take it every day to get relief for as long as you’re exposed to the allergen.  When your symptoms have subsided, you should stop taking it.

Can Loratadine make you gain weight?

Newer drugs like Loratadine (Claritin), are less likely to cause weight gain.

Price Of Retidine  

It is available on Drugstore Nigeria, the largest online pharmacy in Lagos for its listed price.

Dosage

Retidine Dosage

Adults and child:

Over 6 years of age: 10 mg daily

Child:

2 – 5 years: 5 mg daily

It is best to follow recommendations from the physician.

Direction For Use

When Is The Best Time To Take Loratadine?

You can take Loratadine at any time during the day either in the morning or in the evening. Ensure you take it at the same time everyday for best results.

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