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Claridin (10 mg) is an antihistamine, prescribed for allergic conditions. It blocks histamine action, which reduces allergy symptoms.

Drug information on Claridin (10 mg) (Loratadine) from Morepen Laboratories Ltd.

Claridin (10 mg)

  Tablet  
Morepen Laboratories Ltd.
Generic : Loratadine
 29.95
10mg
10 Tablets
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Medical Condition(s) for which Claridin (10 mg) may be prescribed

Allergic Rhinitis
Allergy
Chicken Pox
Hives

Side effects of Claridin (10 mg)

   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 Claridin (10 mg)?

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

When is Claridin (10 mg) not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in pregnant women, newborns.

Warnings and Precautions for Claridin (10 mg)

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 Claridin (10 mg)

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Claridin (10 mg)

Store between 2° and 25°C.



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