Each tablet contains 10 mg of loratadine
How to use :
The dose of this medicine will be different for different patients and always the doctor tells how to use the medicine, but the usual dose is:
Adults: 10 mg once daily
Children 2-11 years (body weight up to 31kg ) : 5mg once daily
Children 2-11 years (body weight 31kg and above): 10 mg once daily
If you miss a dose of medicine, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your dosing schedule. Do not double doses.
Side effects :
Every medicine by the side of therapeutic effects may cause some adverse effects, although not everybody gets them, if you experience contact your physician or pharmacist.
Uncommon: Antimuscarinic effects, blurred vision, dry mouth, gastrointestinal disturbances, headache, urinary retention
Rare: Anaphylaxis, angioedema, angle-closure glaucoma (in adults), arrhythmias, blood disorders, bronchospasm, confusion, depression, dizziness, hypersensitivity reactions, hypotension, rashes, sleep disturbances, tremor
Frequency not known: Drowsiness
If drowsiness occurs, it may diminish after a few days of treatment.
Children and the elderly are more susceptible to side effects.