Drug Index



Mechanism :

Loratadine is a long-acting tricyclic antihistamine with selective peripheral histamine H1-receptor antagonistic activity.

Indication :

• Urticaria

• Allergic rhinitis

Contraindications :

Loratadine is contraindicated in patients who are hypersensitive to this medication or to any of its ingredients.

Dosing :

2-6 years: 5 mg, orally every day.

>6 years: 10 mg orally, every day.

Adverse Effect :

Nausea, headache, somnolence, drowsiness, nervousness, fatigue, dry mouth, hyperkinesia, conjunctivitis, dysphonia, malaise, abdominal pain, tachycardia, syncope, alopecia, anaphylaxis, abnormal hepatic function, supraventricular tachycardia.

Interaction :

Cimetidine, Erythromycin, Ketoconazole, Quinidine, Fluconazole, Fluoxetine: Could elevate plasma loratadine levels, which could theoretically result in adverse effects.

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