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Lorzet Tablet

Manufacturer: Medicowin Remedies (P) Ltd
Medicine composition: Loratadine
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: December 14, 2018

Lorzet Tablet acts as an antihistamine, which tones down the effects of histamine, which produces various symptoms like watery eyes, itching, sneezing and runny nose. Thus, the drug reduces the effects of histamine and its symptoms on the body to a great extent. It also effectively treats hives and other major skin reactions.

In case you suffer from condition like asthma, kidney and liver issues it is best to consult your doctor before you start the drug. Although the drug is not known to harm the fetus make sure you inform your doctor if you are with child or trying to get pregnant. Lactating mothers are generally not prescribed Lorzet Tablet as it has been found that the drug mixes with breast milk and can have harmful effects on the infant. Children below the age of 6 years are usually not prescribed this medicine.

Take the drug exactly as per your doctor’s instructions. The tablet should be swallowed whole. Avoid crushing or chewing the pill and consume it once daily. A chewable and disintegrating form of the tablet is also available and can be taken by patients who cannot swallow the pill whole.

When it comes to storage, Lorzet Tablet is available in a blister pack. When removing the tablet from the blister pack make sure your hands are dry.

Side effects of Lorzet Tablet in adults include headache, dry mouth, fatigue, nervousness, fatigue as well as dizziness. If the side effects persist or become worse make sure you seek the advice of a health care professional immediately.

Children between the ages of 6 to 12 years taking oral solution of the drug may experience side effects like pain in the abdomen, infection of the respiratory tract, conjunctivitis and wheezing.

Because the drug causes drowsiness patients taking it should avoid driving or handling heavy machinery alone.

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

  • Allergic Rhinitis

    Lorzet Tablet is used for temporary treatment of symptoms of seasonal allergies which may include runny nose, watery eyes, sneezing etc.
  • Utricaria

    Lorzet Tablet is also used for the treatment of symptoms of Utricaria namely skin rashes, hives, and bumps.
  • Allergy

    Use of this medicine is not recommended if you have a history of allergy to Lorzet Tablet or Desloratadine.
  • Headache

  • Drowsiness

  • Unusual Tiredness And Weakness

  • Sleeplessness

  • Stomach Pain

  • Diarrhoea

  • Hives

  • Difficulty In Breathing

  • Swelling Of Face, Lips, Eyelids, Tongue, Hands And Feet

  • Impaired Liver Function

  • Influenza (Flu)

  • Upper Respiratory Tract Infection

  • How long is the duration of effect?

    The effect of this medicine 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?

    This medicine should be used with caution in pregnant women. All the potential benefits and associated risks should be considered. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.
  • Is it habit forming?

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

    This medicine is not recommended for use while breastfeeding owing to the risk of adverse effects on the infant. However, if it becomes necessary to use this medicine, then breastfeeding should be discontinued.
  • 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.
  • Overdose instructions

    Contact your doctor immediately if an overdose is suspected. Symptoms of overdose may include dizziness, restlessness, confusion, increased heart rate, and seizures.
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Lorzet 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 Disease

    Liver Disease

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients having a liver disease or impaired liver function. Report any such instance to the doctor before receiving this medicine.

    Kidney Disease

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients having a kidney disease or impaired kidney function. Report any such instance to the doctor before receiving this medicine.
  • 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

    Carbamazepine

    Report the use of either of the medicine to the doctor. You may require a dose adjustment and safety monitoring to use these medicines together. Do not stop the use of any medication without consulting your doctor.

    Clarithromycin

    Report the use of either of the medicine to the doctor. You may require a dose adjustment and safety monitoring to use these medicines together. Do not stop the use of any medication without consulting your doctor.

    Ketoconazole

    Report the use of either of the medicine to the doctor. You may require a dose adjustment and safety monitoring to use these medicines together. Do not stop the use of any medication without consulting your doctor.

    Cimetidine

    Report the use of either of the medicine to the doctor. You may require a dose adjustment and safety monitoring to use these medicines together. Do not stop the use of any medication without consulting your doctor.
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