lorinol 10 mg Tablet belongs to a group of medicines called antihistamines. It is used in the treatment of various allergic conditions. It relieves symptoms like itching, swelling, and rashes.
lorinol 10 mg Tablet should be taken on an empty stomach. The dose may vary depending on what you are taking it for. Take it as it has been prescribed by your doctor. You may need this medicine only on days you have symptoms, or you may need to take it every day to prevent symptoms from happening. If you stop taking it earlier than advised, your symptoms may come back. This medicine is generally very safe.
As compared to other similar medications, it is much less likely to make you feel sleepy. But, it may cause some amount of dizziness, so do not drive or do anything that needs attention. Consult your doctor if it persists or worries you. It may also cause headaches or increase appetite in some cases. Before taking it, you should tell your doctor if you have any problems with your liver or kidneys or with your heart.
Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult with their doctor before taking it. Avoid drinking alcohol as it can cause excessive drowsiness with this medicine.
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USES OF LORINOL TABLET
- Treatment of Allergic conditions
lorinol 10 mg Tablet is indicated for the treatment of various types of allergies. Tablet is widely used to relieve the symptoms of allergies including watery eyes (e.g. in hayfever), runny and blocked nose, sneezing, and urticaria that is a skin condition with a pale or red irregular raised patches and severe itching. Tablet acts by blocking the action of histamine, which is a natural substance released by the body and is responsible for causing allergic symptoms. It acts selectively on peripheral histamine-1 (H-1) receptors that are present outside of the brain and spinal cord as it works outside the brain, so it does not cause too much drowsiness as compared to other antihistamines.
Directions for Use
Side Effects of Tablet
Common side effects
In-Depth Precautions and Warning
Before your doctor prescribes Tablet, tell them if you are sensitive to it or any other component present in this as it may cause serious allergic reactions in the body. Never try to self-treat yourself with this drug without talking to your doctor as it may cause serious side effects. If you are a patient with kidney disease, the liver disease then tells about this to your doctor first before they prescribe this medicine to you.
Elderly persons may be more sensitive to the serious reactions of this drug, especially lightheadedness or confusion. The use of lorinol 10 mg is restricted in pregnant females, or breastfeeding mothers so do not take it. Usually, Tablet does not cause drowsiness as this medicine does not go inside the brain, but still, a person taking it is not allowed to drive or do any work that needs clear attention.
Drug-Drug Interaction: The possible drug interaction of Tablet include a medicine used to treat low blood pressure (midodrine), a medicine used to treat an irregular heartbeat (amiodarone), a medicine to treat fungal infections (ketoconazole), an antibiotic (erythromycin), a medicine used to treat low blood pressure (midodrine), medicines used to treat HIV infection (ritonavir), and an indigestion medicine (cimetidine).
Drug-Food Interaction: There is alcohol, and food interaction is reported with Tablet. Consuming large amounts of alcohol and fruit juices, including grapefruit, orange and apple, may decrease the levels of Tablet in your body.
Drug-Disease Interaction: Persons dealing with liver or kidney disease are not allowed to take Tablet as it may cause serious disease.
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
You are recommended to avoid consumption of alcohol with lorinol 10 mg as it may increase the risk of side effects such as drowsiness, dizziness, or difficulty in concentrating.
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Tablet is not allowed to use in pregnancy unless the doctor strictly suggests it.
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Avoid breastfeeding while taking lorinol 10 mg as it may be excreted in breast milk and cause adverse effects in the baby.
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Although lorinol 10 mg did not cause drowsiness some persons are susceptible to it. However, it is advised to avoid driving or any task that needs mental alertness.
Tablet is safe to use in patients with liver disease. However, dosage adjustment is required.
Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. However, dosage adjustment is required.
Diet & Lifestyle Advise
- Try to include peppers, berries, parsley, and onion in your diet as all these food have quercetin which is a natural chemical that reduces histamine effects.
- Include Kiwi and other vitamins C rich food in your daily diet as it may reduce the histamine effects.
- There is an enzyme known as bromelain present in pineapple that helps to reduce allergic response in the body, so eat it too for good health.
- Honey is a complete food that helps to deal with all types of allergies. Take small doses of it regularly.
- Avoid going in grassy open spaces in the evening, night, and morning as the pollen count is high during these times, and it may trier the allergic symptoms.
- Avoid every place that is contaminated with fur and dander as it may worsen the allergic response.
Can lorinol 10 mg tablet be given to children below 2 years old?
No, The use of lorinol 10 mg is strictly restricted in children below 2 years old. There could be serious side effects if given to children.
I am already taking anti-allergic medication for allergy, so may I take lorinol 10 mg tablet to get relief in allergic symptoms at a fast rate?
No, a person already on anti-allergic medications is not allowed to use Lorinol Tablet as it may enhance the CNS depression activity leading to serious side effects. When you consult with their doctor for the first time, tell them everything, about the medications you are using and what is your past medical and drug history.
Is lorinol 10 mg tablet is beneficial in relieving the itching of chronic urticaria?
Yes, name Lorinol Tablet is beneficial in treating the itching and other symptoms including red itchy bumps, blotches, etc caused by chronic urticaria.
I am feeling lethargic after taking Tablet ?
A person taking Lorinol Tablet for their allergic symptoms may face side effects including drowsiness, fatigue, etc., however, these side effects may pass soon. If symptoms get worsen day by day, then take medical help.
Does Tablet make a person drowsy?
Although there are fewer possible chances that Lorinol Tablet may make a person drowsy, however, some persons are susceptible to it. Avoid driving or operating any machine.
I am just 3 weeks pregnant lady, should I tell the doctor before taking Tablet ?
Yes, the use of Lorinol Tablet is restricted in pregnancy. A woman who is planning to be pregnant, or pregnant, breastfeeding should tell their doctor before their doctor prescribes this drug to them.
I am fine now after taking Tablet, so can I stop taking it?
The dosage suggested to you by the doctor is according to your age, medical condition, and response to treatment. So, complete the course of the drug as told by the doctor and do not make any change in dosage without asking the doctor.