Loratadine — instructions for use and reviews about cure
Loratadine for allergies: instructions for use
Everyone knows that the easiest way to get rid of allergic reactions is to eliminate the allergen, but what if you define provocateur spasm of smooth muscles and watery eyes, it is not possible? Especially well established drug Locatin, it perfectly resists allergens, different etiologies and is well tolerated by patients. Even with prolonged use of Loratadine analogues and the drug does not cause tolerance of the organism to the active substances and allows to achieve a stable result in the treatment.
- Pharmacological effect and release form
- Instructions for use and composition
- Side effects
- Method of application and doses
- Analogues of the drug
Pharmacological effect and release form
Loratadine instructions for use recommends to be used for relief of symptoms of allergic reactions. The drug is an antihistamine of the first generation tool with a long lifespan. The maximum concentration of the active component occurs within half an hour after consumption. The drug is excreted within 48 hours. The effect lasts for 2 days.
Medication loratadine has protivozudnam, anti-inflammatory and protivoekssoudative action. Regular medication that can reduce the capillary permeability and also to prevent the development of edema and redness of the tissues in the period of exacerbation of allergies. The medication stops the release of histamine from mast cells and is also able to relieve spasm of smooth muscles in the angioedema and asthmatic bronchitis. Well-absorbed by the stomach, eating does not affect the absorption of active substances that are included in the tool.
On the shelves of pharmacies, you can find loratadine tablets and syrup. Tablets produced in cellular blister packs of 10 pieces. In a carton, may contain 2-3 blister. Strop has a bright red color and distinctive sour-sweet taste, produced in bottles of brown glass. In pharmacies without prescription doctor.
Instructions for use and composition
The drug loratadine is in its composition the active substance is loratadine. 1 tablet of the drug contains 0.01 g of substance. As additional components in the tablet are:
- potato starch;
- calcium stearinovokisly.
Syrup in addition to loratadine include excipients such as propylene glycol, sodium benzoate, citric acid, monohydrate food, sorbitol, ethyl alcohol, flavouring «Duchess pear AN1374» and the water purified.
The above ingredients can react with medicines from other groups. It is also worth mentioning that the loratadine and alcohol — things are not comparable, with simultaneous use of drugs and alcohol, there is an increase in the number of active substances in the blood, which increases the likelihood of side effects and overdose.
Loratadine can be assigned to treat seasonal allergies — pollen Allergy, allergic rhinitis and conjunctivitis, and for treatment of bronchial asthma and angioedema. The possible use of Loratadine in the treatment of insect bites, reactions to medication and in therapy of serum sickness. As an optional component, the analogues of funds and loratadine, is used in the treatment of dermatoses of allergic etiology.
The medication should be used only on prescription, self-medication can trigger deterioration and a number of complications to eliminate that would have been in the hospital.
The likelihood of side effects increases if the patient has one of the contraindications. Regardless of the method of production, it is forbidden to use the drug, if you have excessive sensitivity of the body, kidney and liver failure.
The effect of the drug can negatively appear on the women in the lactation period. According to medical studies, loratadine can affect the quantity and quality of breast milk, so during lactation the drug should not use, and if shown medication, then breastfeeding should stop and put the baby on a piece of food.
To use loratadine for children less than 2 years, not worth it. The drug is not fully understood, therefore, as it appears in the growing body it is impossible to predict. Also with caution should use the drug during pregnancy. Women in the early stages of the gestation of the baby, the remedy is not prescribed, but in the third trimester, loratadine is used quite often, but only under the supervision of a physician.
Like any medication synthetic origin, loratadine when used improperly, can cause adverse reactions in patients. That is why, one should stick to medical advice and the dosage means. That medication had a negative display on your body, evidenced by such symptoms:
- change the color of urine;
- painful urination;
- excessive sweating;
- constant feeling of thirst;
- pain in the abdomen and back;
- rapid heart rate;
- increase in blood pressure.
The child, the body which is different from the adult can react to improper treatment with Loratadine — moodiness, increased anxiety, drowsiness, diarrhea and conjunctivitis. While taking Loratadine contraindications may be full of intoxication and fainting.
The patient that during the treatment notes themselves above symptoms should contact a doctor for advice. He is in individual mode will select another drug or podkorrektirovatj dosage.
In most cases, negative symptoms disappear after taking the sorbents and complete cessation of the use of Loratadine. If you took too large a dose of the medicine, the side effects can be prevented, causing vomiting by piece, or by enema. Otherwise, it will be shown gastric lavage.
Method of application and doses
The dosage of the medication that must be a good influence on the human body, chosen by the doctor based on age, weight of the patient, and the presence of his comorbidities. Adults and children after 12 years appoint 1 tablet 1 time a day. Half a pill administered once a day, children 2 to 6 years, provided that their weight does not exceed 30 kg.
Syrup appoint 1 teaspoon for children under 12 years of age, 1 times a day, and adults and children after 12 years with body weight above 30 kg, are shown eating 2 teaspoons of syrup. You can drink the syrup with plain water. Use soda pop and fruit juices, they can slow the absorption of the drug.
The duration of treatment is usually 10-14 days, but it can be corrected by a doctor. Themselves to stop treatment, after the disappearance of visible symptoms, prohibited, relapse of the disease.
Analogues of the drug
If the opportunity to buy loratadine, you do not, or did not have it in stock at the pharmacy, you can replace it with some other medication. Among the commonly prescribed Allergy remedies – Loratadine analogues, noted:
These medicines are much cheaper and quickly have an effect. It is very important to replace, to consult with the doctor, he must approve your selection and eliminate the risk of reaction to the medication and other side effects.
Reviews loratadine is positive, and all because the effect is observed already after half an hour. Due to the variety of forms, the medication can be used for children often refuse to swallow a pill and adult patients. Now, what can you say about how it operates to facilitate the Allergy drug loratadine, people had time to test it:
Faith, 26 years:
Used to think that Allergy is a trifling disease, and much of a threat it is, but when my child developed asthmatic bronchitis, not a little frightened. The doctor prescribed for the treatment of many drugs, but as a primary means, said loratadine. After a week of use, the medication is allowed to get rid of dry cough and spasms that I was most disturbed. There was also swelling of the mucous membranes, and improved the General condition of the child. Now, at the slightest symptoms of acute seasonal allergies, give my child loratadine syrup, which he easily accepts it, because it tastes pleasant enough.
Vladislav, age 37:
I for the life of are allergies in the spring, I have watery eyes and a slight rash, but the last time I was faced with a complication. In addition to innocuous cold, I had severe swelling in the joints and asthma. Before this time, treated independently, but when a new symptoms, turned to the doctor. He made an appointment Loratadine 1 tablet for weeks. I loved that medication, it should only be once, because constantly while at work, often forgetting three times to use drugs. Symptoms of allergies was fast enough, and to my surprise, throughout the year more there were no exacerbations.