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Lorinol Tablet

Manufacturer: Micro Labs Ltd
Medicine composition: Loratadine
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: November 15, 2019

Lorinol Tablet acts as an antihistamine and is use to treat allergic rhinitis and urticaria. It also effectively treats hives and other major skin reactions.

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:

The side effects of this drug include:

  • Headache

  • Rash

  • Nausea

  • Convulsions

  • 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.

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

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  • 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.
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Lorinol 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

    Alcohol

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

    Skin allergy 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 Food

    Grapefruit Juice

    Do not consume large quantities of grapefruit juice while taking this medicine.
  • Interaction with Medicine

    Medicine

    This drug interacts with azithromycin, aspirin, ibuprofen, etc.

Ques: What is Lorinol 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 Lorinol 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 Lorinol 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 Lorinol 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 Lorinol 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.
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