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Drug information on Rotad (Loratadine) from Royal Labs

Rotad

  Tablet  
Royal Labs
Generic : Loratadine
 30.00
10mg
10 Tablets

Drug Name : Loratadine

Loratadine(Agistam) generic Rotad is an antihistamine, prescribed for allergic conditions. It blocks histamine action, which reduces allergy symptoms.
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Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Medical Condition(s) for which Rotad may be prescribed


Side effects of Rotad

   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 Rotad?

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

When is Rotad not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in pregnant women, newborns.

Warnings and Precautions for Rotad

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 Rotad

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Rotad

Store between 2° and 25°C.



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