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Loratop 10mg Tablet

By EAST WEST PHARMACEUTICALS PVT LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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MRP 77.00
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Medical Description

Loratop Tablet contains loratadine, an anti-allergic medicine. It works by blocking the action of the natural chemical histamine in the body. Loratop helps to relieve allergic symptoms like a runny or...
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ContainsLoratadine(10.0 Mg)
UsesAllergic condition
Side effectsSleepiness, headache, increased appetite, tiredness
ClassificationANTI-ALLERGIC
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Uses of Loratop 10 MG

Loratop Tablet is used to treat allergic conditions like a runny or blocked nose, watery eyes (e.g. in hay fever) and a skin condition with pale or red irregular raised patches and severe itching (urt...
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Contraindications of Loratop 10 MG

If you are allergic to Loratadine or any other component of Loratop Tablet.

Side effects of Loratop 10 MG

  • Sleepiness
  • Headache
  • Increased appetite
  • Tiredness
  • Worried behaviour

Precautions and Warnings of Loratop 10 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Loratop Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information about the effects of Loratop Tablet on human pregnancy. Use only if prescribed by your doctor. Consult your doctor before taking any medicine during pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Loratop Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Loratop Tablet passes into breast milk and may cause harm to the newborn baby. Hence, it should not be used by breastfeeding women.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Loratop Tablet?
A:
Loratop Tablet has no impact on the ability to drive. However, if you feel drowsiness or dizziness after taking this medicine, avoid driving.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Loratop Tablet?
A:
You should not drink alcohol while you're taking Loratop Tablet as it can make you feel sleepy.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You or your child has liver or kidney disease.
  • You are about to have skin tests, you have to stop taking this medicine at least 48 hours before skin testing.
  • Loratop Tablet is not recommended for children below 2-years of age.

Mode of Action of Loratop 10 MG

How Does It Work?

Loratop Tablet contains Loratadine, which acts by blocking the action of the natural chemical substance histamine in the body. Histamine can cause sneezing, itching, watery eyes, runny and blocked nos...
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Directions for Use of Loratop 10 MG

  • Loratop Tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it whole with a glass of water. Take it at a fixed time for optimal results.
  • Do not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.

Interactions of Loratop 10 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Concomitant use of ketoconazole, erythromycin and cimetidine with Loratop Tablet can increase the effect of loratadine.
  • Discuss with your doctor about any other medicine, herbal preparation and supplements you are taking currently to avoid possible drug interactions.

Storage and disposal of Loratop 10 MG

  • Store this medicine below 25°C in a cool and dry place.
  • Protect it from light and moisture.
  • Keep it out of the reach and sight of children and pets.

Dosage of Loratop 10 MG

Overdose

Excess of Loratop Tablet can cause sleepiness, drowsiness, increased heart rate and headache. If you have taken too much of this medicine, then contact your doctor or reach out to the nearest hospital...
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Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of Loratop Tablet, then take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule. Do not take a d...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can Loratop Tablet make you sleepy?

A: Loratop Tablet, along with the desired effect, has side effects as well but not everyone gets affected. Yes, drowsiness is a common side effect of Loratop Tablet. If the drowsiness starts hampering your daily life, consult your doctor, who might suggest another anti-allergic medicine that does not cause sleepiness.

Q: Is Loratop Tablet effective?

A: Loratop is effective if you take it at dose and duration, as advised by your doctor. If you stop taking this Tablet once you start feeling good, the symptoms may return or worsen.

Q: When and how to take Loratop Tablet?

A: Always take Loratop Tablet as advised by your doctor at a fixed time to gain optimal benefits. You can take it with or without food.
Product Details
Brand
LORATOP
Last Updated on: 10 May 2022 | 06:26 PM (IST)
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