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Lorinol 10mg Tablet
Lorinol 10mg Tablet

Lorinol 10mg Tablet

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Loratadine(10.0 Mg)
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Anti-allergic

Medical Description

Lorinol 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 Lorinol 10mg Tablet

Lorinol 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 itching (urticaria).
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Contraindications of Lorinol 10mg Tablet

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

Side effects of Lorinol 10mg Tablet

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

Precautions and Warnings of Lorinol 10mg Tablet

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Lorinol Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information about the effects of Lorinol 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 Lorinol Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Lorinol 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 Lorinol Tablet?
A:
Lorinol 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 Lorinol Tablet?
A:
It's best not to drink alcohol while you're taking Lorinol 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.
  • Lorinol Tablet is not recommended for children below 2-years of age.

Mode of Action of Lorinol 10mg Tablet

How Does It Work?

Lorinol 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 nose and allergy symptoms.
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Directions for Use of Lorinol 10mg Tablet

  • Lorinol 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 Lorinol 10mg Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Concomitant use of ketoconazole, erythromycin and cimetidine with Lorinol 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 Lorinol 10mg Tablet

  • 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 Lorinol 10mg Tablet

Overdose

Excess of Lorinol 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 immediately.
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Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of Lorinol 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 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 Lorinol 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 Lorinol 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 Lorinol Tablet effective?

A: Lorinol 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 Lorinol Tablet?

A: Always take Lorinol 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 Lorinol 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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