Dosage & AdministrationAdult & children over 12 years of age: One Loratadine 10 mg tablet once daily (usually in the morning).
- 2-12 years (body weight more than 30 Kg): 10 mg Loratadine once daily.
- 2-12 years (body weight less than 30 Kg): 5 mg Loratadine once daily.
- Below 2 years of age: Safety and efficacy of Loratadine have not been established.
Liver & renal impairment: Patients with liver impairment and renal insufficiency (GFR <30 ml/min) should be given a lower initial dose (10 mg every other day).
IndicationsLoratadine provides faster relief from the symptoms of hay fever, allergic rhinitis such as sneezing, nasal discharge, itching, ocular itching and burning, nasal and ocular sign and symptoms are relieved rapidly after oral administration.
Loratadine is also effective in idiopathic chronic urticaria. In children over 2 years, Loratadine is indicated for the symptomatic relief of seasonal allergic rhinitis and allergic skin conditions such as urticaria nettle rash.