Loratadine 10mg Tablets Pack of 30 x 5 Non Drowsy
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Loratadine tablets belong to a group ofmedicines called antihistamines.Loratadine tablets are used to relieve: allergy symptoms such as runny and blocked nose, sneezing, watery eyes (e.g. hayfever) a skin condition with pale or red irregular raised patches and severe itching (urticaria).
Adults (including the elderly) and children over 12 years of age:
One tablet once daily
Children 2 to 12 years of age: Body weight over 30kg:
One tablet once daily
Body weight under 30kg:
Children aged less than 2 years:
Patients with serious liver problems:- Adults and children with a body weight over 30kg:
One tablet every other day
Children with a body weight of 30kg or less:
A more suitable dosage form e.g. oral solution, should be taken.
Like all medicines, Loratadine tablets can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.Stop taking Loratadine tablets and contact your doctor at once if you notice signs of:
an allergic reaction: swelling of the face,lips, tongue or throat, narrowing of the airways causing difficulty breathing, shock,collapse, rash, itching.
Tell your doctor if you notice any of the following side effects or notice any other effects not listed:
Nervous system: tiredness, sleepiness,inability to sleep, headache, nervousness,dizziness.
Heart: fast or irregular heart beat.
Stomach and intestines: increased appetite, feeling or being sick, diarrhoea,indigestion, dry mouth.
Liver: abnormal liver function (seen in blood tests).
Skin: hair loss (alopecia).
If you notice any side effects, they get worse,or if you notice any not listed, please tell your doctor or pharmacist.
Each tablet contains 10mg Loratadine.
Also contains: Lactose, Maize Starch, Pregelatinised Starch and Magnesium Stearate.