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Loran D Tablet

Manufacturer: Anglo-French Drugs & Industries Ltd
Medicine composition: Loratadine, Pseudoephedrine
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Loran D Tablet acts as an antihistamine and is used to treat allergic rhinitis and urticaria. It also effectively treats hives and other major skin reactions. The primary use of this medicine is to relieve nasal and non-nasal symptoms of seasonal allergic rhinitis.

In case you suffer from conditions like asthma, kidney and liver issues, it is best to consult your doctor before you start the drug. Women who are pregnant or breastfeeding must consult a doctor before using this drug. Children below the age of 6 years are usually not prescribed this medicine.

Take the drug exactly as per your doctor’s instructions. Side effects of this drug include dizziness, convulsions, nausea, rash, fatigue, etc. The drug causes drowsiness, therefore, it is advised to avoid driving or handling heavy machinery alone.

Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Allergist/Immunologist before using this medicine.

The drug is used to treat the following:

  • Allergy

  • Severe Liver Impairment

  • Nursing Mothers

The side effects of this drug include:

  • How long is the duration of effect?

    The effect of this drug last for an average duration of 24 hours.
  • What is the onset of action?

    The effect of this medicine can be observed within 1-3 hours of administration.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Women who are pregnant must consult doctor before using this drug.
  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies were reported.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Women who are breastfeeding must consult doctor before using this drug.
  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Consumption of alcohol along with this medicine is found to be unsafe.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    This medicine usually does not affect the patients ability to drive.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    Caution must be taken in patients with kidney disease. Adjustment of dose is needed. Kindly consult your doctor before taking it.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    Caution must be taken in patients with liver disease. Adjustment of dose is needed. Kindly consult your doctor before taking it.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Loran D Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next scheduled dose, then the missed dose can be skipped.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    Contact your doctor immediately if an overdose is suspected.
  • India

  • United States

  • Japan

Loran D Tablet selectively inhibits the peripheral H1 receptors thereby reducing the histamine levels in the body. It specifically acts on allergies caused in the skin, blood vessels and airways leading to the lung.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Alcohol

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Interaction with Lab Test

    Report the use of this medicine before taking a skin allergy test. This medicine can interfere with the results of the test. Hence, the medicine should be discontinued at least 2-4 days prior to taking this test.
  • Interaction with Medicine

    This drug interacts with azithromycin, aspirin, ibuprofen, etc.
  • Interaction with Food

    Do not consume large quantities of grapefruit juice while taking this medicine.

Ques: What is Loran D Tablet?

Ans: This drug acts as an antihistamine and is use to treat allergic rhinitis and urticaria.

Ques: How long do I need to use Loran D Tablet before I see improvement in my condition?

Ans: In most of the cases, the average time taken by this medication to reach its peak effect is around 1 day to 1 week. Please consult your doctor for the time period you need to use this medication.

Ques: At what frequency do I need to use Loran D Tablet?

Ans: This medication is generally used once or twice a day. It is advised to consult your doctor before the usage, as the frequency also depends on the patient's condition.

Ques: Should I use Loran D Tablet empty stomach, before food or after food?

Ans: This medication is advised to be consumed orally. If you take it on an empty stomach, it might upset the stomach. Please consult the doctor before using it.

Ques: What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Loran D Tablet?

Ans: It should be stored at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Keep it away from the reach of children and pets.

Ques: How quickly does Loran D Tablet work?

Ans: This drug starts working within an hour of taking it. The maximum benefit of this medicine is seen within 6 hours and the effect lasts for 24 hours.

Ques: Is Loran D Tablet effective?

Ans: It is effective if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not stop taking it even if you see improvement in your condition. If you stop using Loran D Tablet too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.

Ques: Can Loran D Tablet cause heart problems?

Ans: Yes, it may cause fast or irregular heartbeat and palpitations, especially in patients with heart problems. Patients who are already suffering from heart disease should remain careful while taking this drug. Therefore, inform your doctor if you have heart problems.

Ques: What if I forget to take a dose of Loran D Tablet?

Ans: If you have missed a dose of this drug, take it as soon as you remember it. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double the dose as it may cause side effects.

Ques: Does Loran D Tablet relieve symptoms of outdoor and indoor allergies?

Ans: Yes, this drug relieves the symptoms of upper respiratory allergies or hay fever which can be caused by outdoor and indoor allergens. It relieves the symptoms of itchy or watery eyes, runny nose, and sneezing, or itching of the nose or throat.

Ques: Can Loran D Tablet make you sleepy?

Ans: Yes, drowsiness is a common side effect of this medicine.

Ques: Can you overdose on Loran D Tablet?

Ans: No, never take an overdose of any medicine. An overdose of this medication may cause dizziness, drowsiness, fatigue, and dry mouth.
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