Alaspan is an antihistamine, prescribed for allergic conditions. It blocks histamine action, which reduces allergy symptoms.

Drug information on Alaspan (Loratadine) from Fulford (India) Ltd

Alaspan

  Tablet   
Fulford (India) Ltd
Generic : Loratadine
 63.80
10mg
10Tablet
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Medical Condition(s) for which Alaspan may be prescribed

Allergic Rhinitis
Allergy
Chicken Pox
Hives

Side effects of Alaspan

   Most Common : Fatigue, giddiness, dizziness, dry mouth, headache, nausea and drowsiness.

   Metabolic : Increased tears, salivation, flushing, impotence, increased sweating and thirst.

   Body as a Whole : Swelling in the extremities, weakness, back pain, blurred vision, chest pain, earache, eye pain, fever, leg cramps, uneasiness, rigors, ringing in the ear and weight gain.

   Heart : High/low blood pressure, palpitations, fast heart rate and fainting.

   Central Nervous System : Increased muscle tone, tingling, tremor and unsteadiness.

   Gastrointestinal : Altered taste, loss of appetite, constipation, diarrhea, indigestion, flatulence, hiccups, increased appetite, loose stools and vomiting.

   Musculoskeletal : Joint/muscle pain.

   Psychiatric : Agitation, memory loss, confusion, decreased sexual drive, depression, impaired concentration, sleeplessness and irritability.

   Reproductive : Breast pain, painful menstruation and vaginal inflammation.

   Respiratory System : Asthma, coughing, difficulty in breathing, bloodstained sputum, nasal dryness, inflammation of sinus and sneezing.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Po- Adults: 10 mg daily as a single dose.
Children: <30kg- 5 mg once a day; > 30 kg: 10 mg once a day.

How to use Alaspan?

It comes as a tablet, syrup, and suspension to take by mouth with or without food./

When is Alaspan not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in pregnant women, newborns.

Warnings and Precautions for Alaspan

Caution should be exercised in patients with liver or kidney disease, and epilepsy.

• It may cause dizziness or drowsiness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

Other Precautions for Alaspan

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions of Alaspan

Store between 2° and 25°C.



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