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Drug information on Lorfast Meltab (Loratadine) from Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (LE Sante)

Lorfast Meltab

  Tablet  
Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (LE Sante)
Generic : Loratadine
 56.91
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 Lorfast Meltab may be prescribed


Side effects of Lorfast Meltab

   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 Lorfast Meltab?

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

When is Lorfast Meltab not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in pregnant women, newborns.

Warnings and Precautions for Lorfast Meltab

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 Lorfast Meltab

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Lorfast Meltab

Store between 2° and 25°C.



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