Lomilan - antiallergic drug systemic effects used, including the allergy season. The international non-proprietary name of the drug - loratadine.
Lomilan is available in two dosage forms:
- tablets containing 10 mg loratadine, 7, 10, 20 and 30 tablets in the pack;
- suspension for oral administration, a 5 ml containing 5 mg loratadine. The volume of the bottle - 120 ml. In the secondary packaging (carton) still embedded and spoon for dosing of the drug. Among the excipients present in the composition of the suspension with flavoring wild cherry flavor.
Color as tablets and suspensions - white, homogeneous.
There is another formulation - lingual tablets containing the same 10 mg of loratadine, but they have slightly different brand name: Lomilan Solo.
Produced Lomilan Slovenian pharmaceutical plant "Lek".
Those or other allergic manifestations are common to most members of the human population. This explains the wide range of antiallergic agents, and in our case - Lomilana analogs containing inherently loratadine.
The local pharmacies can be found:
- Klarisens, syrup and tablets (Russia);
- Loratadine-Hemofarm, syrup and effervescent tablets (Serbia);
- Erolin tablets (Hungary);
- Loratadine tablets (under the title product produced by two manufacturers: Russian and Dutch);
- Klargotil syrup (Romania);
- Lothar, rectal suppositories (Russia).
The operating principle of loratadine based on its ability to block the H1-histamine receptors, i.e. Lomilan is an antihistamine. It suppresses allergic reactions, relieves itching, reduces the formation of exudate (fluid produced in inflammation), reduces bandwidth capillary walls, reduces the tone of smooth muscles, prevents the swelling of tissues.
When using Lomilana therapeutic effect noticeable after half an hour. The peak of his actions - 8-12 hours after administration, followed by a clinical effect on the decline.
Judging by the reviews of Lomilane, the drug is not addictive, and the central nervous system does not operate.
Application Lomilana justified in the following cases:
- allergic rhinitis (rhinitis), both seasonal and everyday nature;
- allergic inflammation of the mucous membrane of the eyeball (conjunctivitis);
- allergic skin rashes origin (including chronic hives of unknown etiology);
- false allergies (pseudoallergy);
- Allergic reactions to insect bites.
Regulations on the use of Lomilanu
Any special requirements and conditions which must be furnished reception Lomilana not. The drug can be taken both before and after or during a meal, washed down with water or other liquids, including milk. The tablet may be chewed.
According to the instructions Lomilanu, the optimal daily dose for adults and children over 12 years old is 10 mg, which is equivalent to one tablet or 10 ml suspension. Persons suffering from hepatic or renal insufficiency should take this dose of medicine every day, and the next day.
Children from 2 to 12 years old should take poltabletki a day, or 5 ml of suspension. For this age group a more preferred dosage form, according to reviews of Lomilane is suspension.
According to the instructions to Lomilanu drug should not be taken if you are hypersensitive. Other negative reviews Lomilane, making it impossible to welcome registered. However, the drug is not recommended for use in children younger than 2 years due to the lack of accurate data on its safety in people of this age.
People with a deficiency of the liver medication should be taken with caution. The same can be said for pregnant and lactating women. The physician should carefully evaluate all possible risks before applying Lomilana.
In the application, the following Lomilana related side effects include headaches, drowsiness and fatigue, sialoschesis, nausea, inflammation of the mucous membrane of the stomach. However, based on a review of Lomilane, it should be noted that similar effects occur when used correctly are extremely rare.
Overdose can be diagnosed by prolonged sedation, headache, tachycardia. In such cases it is necessary to wash out the stomach and take activated charcoal.
If the planned diagnostic procedure for the skin tests for allergies, use Lomilana should be suspended no later than two days before the test, because the drug is able to mask the results.
Reviews of Lomilane as a medicine, in any way affect the attention and concentration while driving a car or working in the production, no. However, if the patient has sedative effects of the drug, or in one case exceeded its dosage, activities requiring speed decision making and immediate response, it is not recommended to engage.
To purchase Lomilana doctor's prescription in the pharmacy is not obligatory, but like any antihistamine drug should preferably be taken under medical supervision.
Instructions for storage Lomilanu
Both tablets and suspension Lomilana can be stored at room temperature (not above 25 ° C), but the latter must be placed in a place protected from sunlight (despite the release form - orange glass bottles). Possibility of children's access to a place of storage of medicines should be excluded.
The manufacturer has determined the shelf life for Lomilana within 4 years, after which the drug is not recommended to take.