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Lorfast Am Tablet 10

Lorfast Am Tablet 10

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    Uses :

    Ambroxol Ambroxol is a mucolytic agent which is used in the treatment of lung diseases such as bronchitis, chronic inflammatory pulmonary conditions, tracheobronchitis, emphysema with bronchitis pneumoconiosis, and bronchiectasis. Loratadine Loratadine is used to treat runny nose, sneezing, skin rashes, and other cold and allergic symptoms. It also treats hives and itching associated with skin problems.

    Mode of drug action


    Ambroxol Ambroxol acts by breaking down the fibers of the mucus, in reducing the viscosity and thinning the sputum. Thus, the sputum can be readily removed through coughing. Loratadine Loratadine works by blocking a chemical substance called histamine, thus, preventing the allergic responses.

    What are the common side effects?

    Ambroxol The common side effects of ambroxol are produced in the stomach and intestine which are mild. They may include constipation, diarrhea, excess salivation, nausea and vomiting. Loratadine The common side effects of loratadine include headache, dry mouth, nervousness, tiredness, drowsiness, hyperactivity, and stomach pain.

    Warning

    Pregnancy: Unsafe Kidney dysfunction: Caution required Liver dysfunction: Caution required

    Special precautions for safe use

    • Do not use the drug Lorfast-AM if allergic to any of its ingredients.

    • Avoid using Lorfast-AM medication during the first trimester of pregnancy.

    • Consult a doctor immediately if symptoms last for more than 2 weeks while using the drug Lorfast-AM.

    • Be cautious while using the drug Lorfast-AM in case of severe hepatic or renal impairment.

    • Consult a doctor before using Lorfast-AM drug along with herbal supplements.

    • Do not use the drug Lorfast-AM if there is a history of severe allergic reaction.

    What else should I know?

    1. How long does it take ambroxol to produce action? It takes about 30 minutes to show the mucolytic action.

    2. Can I use ambroxol during pregnancy? It is especially unsafe to take ambroxol during the first trimester of pregnancy. Ask a doctor for the drug right for you.

    3. What is the dose of ambroxol for children below two years? For children below two years, the usual dose of ambroxol is half teaspoon of the syrup, twice daily (5ml contains 15 mg of the drug).

    4. How to store ambroxol? Store ambroxol medicine at a temperature below 30C and keep it away from the reach of children.

    5. What are the forms in which ambroxol is available? Ambroxol is available in the form of tablets and syrup. Loratadine

    1. Can I take loratadine for rashes? Yes. Loratadine can be taken to treat rashes. But ask the doctor before using the medicine.

    2. How long should I take loratadine? Take loratadine medicine for the prescribed duration and as per your doctor’s suggestion.

    3. Does loratadine cause dementia? Dementia is a very rare side effect with loratadine.

    4. Is loratadine safe for my 5-year-old child? No. Do not give this medicine for children below 6 years.

    5. What happens with an overdose of loratadine? An overdose of loratadine causes an increase in heartbeat, headache, and drowsiness.

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