Lorageksal - synthetic drug used in the treatment of seasonal and year-round allergies.
The active substance Lorageksala has antihistamine effect. Lorageksal of reviews does not possess anticholinergic and central action, and does not cause drowsiness and has no effect on attention, psychomotor function, mental capacity and performance.
Lorageksal produced in the form of white oval tablets marked «LT», containing 10 mg of active ingredient loratadine. Excipients - corn starch, lactose monohydrate, colloidal silicon dioxide and magnesium stearate. At 7 and 10 tablets in blisters.
Lorageksal instructions for use for adults and children from 2 years with:
- Year-round and seasonal allergic rhinitis, hay fever and conjunctivitis;
- Pruritic dermatoses;
- Urticaria, including chronic idiopathic urticaria;
- Allergic reactions to insect stings;
- Pseudoallergic reactions.
Lorageksal is among the safest drugs and is contraindicated in case of hypersensitivity to the active or any of the excipients of the drug, as well as under the age of 2 years.
Pregnancy and lactation are also contraindications to the use Lorageksala.
Lorageksal taken orally in the following doses:
- Children 2-12 years - 5 mg Lorageksala a day;
- Adults and children over 12 years of age or weighing more than 30 kg - 1 tablet per day.
If abnormal liver function or kidney Lorageksala recommended starting dose is 5 mg per day.
If overdose may develop tachycardia, drowsiness and headache. During therapy Lorageksalom significant drug interaction with alcohol is not revealed.
Cimetidine, erythromycin and ketoconazole Lorageksala increase the concentration in the blood, but do not affect the ECG and do not cause adverse clinical manifestations and side effects.
Side effects Lorageksala
Most often Lorageksal of reviews is well tolerated. In rare cases, the drug according to instructions may cause:
- Dry mouth;
- Allergic reactions;
- Abnormal liver function.
Children Lorageksal according to the instructions can cause increased excitability.
Lorageksal applies to non-prescription drugs. Recommended storage time manufacturer of tablets - 36 months.