LORATADINE 10MG TABLETS
What are Loratadine tablets?
Loratadine can be taken by children and adults from the age of 2 years to treat the symptoms caused by mild to moderate allergic conditions.
Loratadine is a medicine known as a non-drowsy, antihistamine that when taken once a day prevents the body from having an inflammatory reaction to something it is allergic to.
What is Loratadine used for?
Loratadine tablets can be used to treat symptoms of allergies caused by:
- Hay fever
- Skin reactions - rashes such as hives
- Pets and dust mites
- Insect bites and stings
- Mild food allergies
Symptoms of allergies may include:
- Runny nose
- Itchy nose and throat
- Itchy and watery eyes
- Itchy skin and rashes
How does Loratadine work?
Loratadine is an antihistamine and works just as the name suggests, by blocking the substance histamine.
Histamines are naturally produced by the body when it comes into contact with something it is allergic to. This reaction is what causes the inflammation and irritation in the eyes, nose and skin. Loratadine prevents this reaction from taking place.