Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Loratadine
Indications/Uses
Symptomatic relief of allergic rhinitis eg, sneezing, rhinorrhoea & itching as well as ocular itching & burning. Symptomatic relief of chronic urticaria & other allergic dermatological disorders.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult & childn ≥6 yr 10 mg once daily. Childn 2-5 yr 5 mg once daily. Severe hepatic impairment Initially 5 mg once daily or 10 mg every other day.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity or idiosyncrasy.
Special Precautions
Severe hepatic impairment. Pregnancy. Not to be used during lactation. Not recommended in childn <2 yr.
Adverse Reactions
Fatigue, dizziness, dry mouth, headache, sedation, nausea, pruritus.
Drug Interactions
Increased plasma conc w/ ketoconazole, erythromycin, cimetidine.
ATC Classification
R06AX13 - loratadine ; Belongs to the class of other antihistamines for systemic use.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Carin tab 10 mg
Packing/Price
50 × 10's
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