Loratadine


Generic Medicine Info
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Special Precautions
Severe hepatic and renal impairment. Children. Pregnancy and lactation. Patient Counselling This drug may cause dizziness, if affected, do not drive or operate machinery.
Adverse Reactions
Significant: Headache, somnolence, drowsiness, fatigue, nervousness. Cardiac disorders: Palpitation, tachycardia, hypotension. Gastrointestinal disorders: Dry mouth, abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, gastritis. Hepatobiliary disorders: Jaundice, hepatitis, hepatic necrosis. Investigations: Elevated liver enzymes, weight gain. Metabolism and nutrition disorders: Increased appetite. Nervous system disorders: Dizziness. Skin and subcutaneous tissue disorders: Rash, alopecia.
Drug Interactions
May increase plasma concentrations with ketoconazole, fluconazole, erythromycin, clarithromycin, cimetidine.
CIMS Class
Antihistamines & Antiallergics
ATC Classification
R06AX13 - loratadine ; Belongs to the class of other antihistamines for systemic use.
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