Itchlor

Loratadine
10 mg Tablet & 5 mg/5 ml Syrup
Description:

Itchlor(Loratadine) is a tricyclic antihistamine with selective peripheral histamine H1-receptor antagonistic activity. It is devoid of anticholinergic activity. It is rapidly effective and long-lasting, allowing once-a-day administration.


  • Composition

    Itchlor Tablet : Each film coated tablet contains Loratadine USP 10 mg.
  • Indication

    It is indicated for the treatment of seasonal & perennial allergic rhinitis and also in allergic skin manifestations.
  • Dosage & Administration

    Adults and children (6 years of age and over) : 10 mg daily (1 tablet or 2 teaspoonfuls of syrup) once daily.

    Children ( 2 to 5 years of age) : 5 mg (1 teaspoonful syrup) once da

  • Contraindication

    It is contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to Loratadine or any components of the preparation.
  • Precaution

    Caution should be taken in patients with liver impairment or renal insufficiency (GFR < 30 ml/min).
  • Side Effects

    The incidence of side effects, including sedation and anticholinergic effects, observed with Loratadine was comparable to that observed with placebo. Other events like fatigue, nausea, and headache were reported rarely. Tachycardia and syncope have been reported rarely.
  • Drug Interaction

    When administered concurrently with alcohol, Loratadine has no potentiating effects as measured by psychomotor performance studies.
  • Overdose

  • Pregnancy & Lactation

    US FDA Pregnancy Category of Loratadine is B. There are, however, no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. Because animal reproduction studies are not always predictive of human response, this drug should be used during pregnancy only if clearly needed. Loratadine have been shown to be excreted in human milk. So, caution should be exercised when Loratadine is administered to a nursing woman.
  • Storage Condition

    Keep in a dry place away from light and heat. Keep out of the reach of children.
  • How Supplied

    Itchlor Tablet : Each box contains 20 tablets in Alu-PVC blister pack.