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Published: 3/2019

The information on this sheet is based on approvals granted by the Japanese regulatory authority. Approval details may vary by country. Medicines have adverse reactions (risks) as well as efficacies (benefits). It is important to minimize adverse reactions and maximize efficacy. To obtain a better therapeutic response, patients should understand their medication and cooperate with the treatment.
Brand name :
LORATADINE Tablets 10mg "FFP"
 Active ingredient:
Loratadine
 Dosage form:
white tablet, diameter: 6.5 mm, thickness: 2.6 mm
 Print on wrapping:
(Face)ロラタジン 10 mg「FFP」, 10 mg「FFP」, ロラタジン
(Back)Loratadine 10 mg「FFP」, ロラタジン, 10 mg, アレルギー性疾患治療剤

Effects of this medicine

This medicine exhibits antiallergic action by inhibiting the release of histamine and chemical mediators from mast cells and the like by antigen stimulation.
It is usually used to treat allergic rhinitis, hives and itching associated with skin diseases (eczema/dermatitis, cutaneous pruritus).

Before using this medicine, be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist

  • If you have previously experienced any allergic reactions (itch, rash, etc.) to any medicines.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you are taking any other medicinal products. (Some medicines may interact to enhance or diminish medicinal effects. Beware of over-the-counter medicines and dietary supplements as well as other prescription medicines.)

Dosing schedule (How to take this medicine)

  • Your dosing schedule prescribed by your doctor is ((        to be written by a healthcare professional))
  • For adults: In general, take 1 tablet (10 mg of the active ingredient) at a time, once a day after a meal. The dosage may be adjusted according to the age or symptoms.
    For children 7 years old or over: In general, take 1 tablet (10 mg) at a time, once a day after a meal.
    In any case, strictly follow the instructions.
  • If you miss a dose, take the missed dose as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue your regular dosing schedule. You should never take two doses at one time.
  • If you accidentally take more than your prescribed dose, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Do not stop taking this medicine unless your doctor instructs you to do so.

Precautions while taking this medicine

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include drowsiness, malaise, abdominal pain, dry mouth, nausea and constipation. If any of these symptoms occur, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
The symptoms described below are rarely seen as initial symptoms of the adverse reactions indicated in brackets. If any of these symptoms occur, stop taking this medicine and see your doctor immediately.
  • bluish purple to dark purple discoloration of the skin and mucosa (particularly lips, nails of limbs), respiratory distress, dizziness [shock, anaphylaxis]
  • general or local muscular tension or trembling, consciousness disorder, retrograde amnesia (no memory before the seizure) [epilepsy]
  • muscle spasmodically contracting [convulsion]
  • general malaise, loss of appetite, yellowness in skin or in conjunctiva [liver dysfunction, jaundice]
The above symptoms do not describe all the adverse reactions to this medicine. Consult with your doctor or pharmacist if you notice any symptoms of concern other than those listed above.

Storage conditions and other information

  • Keep out of the reach of children. Store away from direct sunlight, heat and moisture.
  • Discard the remainder. Do not store them.

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For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.