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Drug information on LD (Loratadine) from Alobiote Healthcare

LD

  Disintegrating Tablet
Alobiote Healthcare
Generic : Loratadine
10mg
10
Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc Biotechnology | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Medical Condition(s) for which LD may be prescribed


Side effects of LD

   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 LD?

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

When is LD not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in pregnant women, newborns.

Warnings and Precautions for LD

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 LD

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for LD

Store between 2° and 25°C.



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