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Lorfast 10mg Meltab 10's
Lorfast 10mg Meltab 10's

Lorfast 10mg Meltab 10's

By ZYDUS CADILA HEALTHCARE LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
77.68*
MRP 95.90
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Loratadine(10.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
Anti-allergic

Medical Description

Lorfast Meltab Tablet contains Loratadine, an anti-allergic medicine. It works by blocking the action of the natural chemical histamine in the body. It helps to relieve allergic symptoms like a runny
or blocked nose, watery eyes, itching and redness of the skin. It should not be used for children below 2-years of age. This medicine can make you feel drowsy, tired, headache and increased appetite. Inform your doctor if you have any other medical condition and are on any medicines.
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Uses of Lorfast 10mg Meltab 10'S

Lorfast Meltab 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 a pale or red irregular raised patches and severe itc
hing (urticaria).
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Contraindications of Lorfast 10mg Meltab 10'S

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

Side effects of Lorfast 10mg Meltab 10'S

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

Precautions and Warnings of Lorfast 10mg Meltab 10'S

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Lorfast Meltab Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information about the effects of Lorfast Meltab 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 Lorfast Meltab Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Lorfast Meltab 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 Lorfast Meltab Tablet?
A:
Lorfast Meltab 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 Lorfast Meltab Tablet?
A:
It's best not to drink alcohol while you're taking Lorfast Meltab 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. Stop taking this.
  • medicine at least 48 hours before skin testing.
  • Lorfast Meltab Tablet is not recommended for children below 2-years of age.

Mode of Action of Lorfast 10mg Meltab 10'S

How Does It Work?

Lorfast Meltab 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 bloc
ked nose and allergy symptoms.
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Directions for Use of Lorfast 10mg Meltab 10'S

  • Lorfast Meltab 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 Lorfast 10mg Meltab 10'S

Interactions with other medicines

  • Concomitant use of ketoconazole, erythromycin and cimetidine with Lorfast Meltab 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 Lorfast 10mg Meltab 10'S

  • 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 Lorfast 10mg Meltab 10'S

Overdose

Excess of Lorfast Meltab 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 h
ospital immediately.
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Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of Lorfast Meltab 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 t
ake a double dose of medicine to compensate for the missed one.
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can Lorfast Meltab Tablet make you sleepy?

A: This medicine along with the desired effect has side effects as well but not everyone gets affected. Yes, drowsiness is a common side effect of Lorfast Meltab 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 Lorfast Meltab Tablet effective?

A: Lorfast Meltab Tablet 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 Lorfast Meltab Tablet?

A: Always take Lorfast Meltab Tablet as advised by your doctor at a fixed time to gain optimal benefits. You can take it with or without food.

Q: Can I take 2-doses of Lorfast Meltab Tablet?

A: It is recommended not to self-medicate yourself. Double dose increases the chance of side effects and may be harmful as well. Always consult your doctor before taking any medicine.
Last Updated on: 20 Mar 2021 | 05:30 PM (IST)
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The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not be treated as a replacement for physical medical consultation or advice. We do not guarantee the accuracy and the completeness of the information so provided. The absence of any information and/or warning to any drug shall not be considered and assumed as an implied assurance of the Company. We do not take any responsibility for the consequences arising out of the aforementioned information and strongly recommend you for a physical consultation in case of any queries or doubts. Please click here for detailed T&C.
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