Loratadine belongs to a group of drugs called antihistamines which help to relieve the symptoms of some allergies. This medicine is used to relieve symptoms such as sneezing, runny nose and burning, itchy eyes due to hayfever and other allergies. Loratadine tablets can also be taken to relieve symptoms due to urticaria (hives) such as rash, itching and redness.
Teva Loratadine 10mg – 30 Tablets
How to Use
Always take Loratadine exactly as your doctor has told you. Otherwise, follow the instructions below. You should check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure. The tablets should be swallowed, preferably with a drink of water. The usual dose is: Adults and Children over 12 years of age – One 10 mg tablet once daily. Children aged 2 – 12 years of age are dosed by weight: Body weight more than 30 kg: 10 mg once daily (one tablet once daily). Loratadine tablets are not suitable for children with a body weight of less than 30 kg. For children aged 2 years and over but weighing 30 kg or less, a syrup form of this medicine may be more suitable. Children under 2 years of age Loratadine is not recommended for children under 2 years of age.
If the following happens, stop taking Loratadine and tell your doctor immediately or go to the casualty department at your nearest hospital: • a severe allergic reaction (swelling of the face, lips, mouth or throat which may cause difficulty swallowing or breathing). Children aged 2 to 12 years: Common (may affect up to 1 in 10 people): headache, nervousness and tiredness (fatigue). Adults and children over 12 years: Common (may affect up to 1 in 10 people): drowsiness (somnolence), headache, increased appetite, Very rare (may affect up to 1 in 10,000 people): dizziness, convulsions, fast or uneven heartbeat (tachycardia, palpitations), feeling sick (nausea), dry mouth, inflammation of the stomach, which may lead to stomach pain, being sick, or loss of appetite (gastritis), abnormal liver function (shown by blood test results), rash, hair loss (alopecia), tiredness (fatigue).
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