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

Drug information on Algo (Loratadine) from Rapross Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd.

Algo

  Tablet  
Rapross Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd.
Generic : Loratadine
 28.00
10mg
10 Tablets
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Medical Condition(s) for which Algo may be prescribed

Allergic Rhinitis
Allergy
Chicken Pox
Hives

Side effects of Algo

   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 Algo?

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

When is Algo not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in pregnant women, newborns.

Warnings and Precautions for Algo

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 Algo

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Algo

Store between 2° and 25°C.



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