Lorat is an antihistamine used to relieve the symptoms of hayfever, urticaria and pruritis. Hayfever is usually caused by exposure to grass, tree or weed pollen, and symptoms include itchy, runny and blocked nose; sneezing; and watery eyes. Urticaria is the medical name for hives, while pruritis means itchy skin.
Each Lorat tablet contains 10mg of Loratidine as the active ingredient. It also contains lactose monohydrate. Each pack contains 28 tablets.
Who can take Lorat?
Lorat can be taken by adults and children aged 2 years and over.
Adults and children aged over 12 years – take one tablet once daily
Children aged between 2 and 12 years – one tablet daily if over 30kg; half of one tablet daily if lesss than 30kg
Drowsiness with this product is rare but please take care if you are taking this medicine for the first time. If your are affected by drowsiness please take care if driving or operating machinery.
Pregnancy or Breastfeeding
This medicine should be used with caution during pregnancy because there is limited experience of its use. Do not use this medicine if you are breastfeeding.
Store Lorat below 25ºC and remember to keep all medicine out of sight and reach of children. You should return any unused or date expired medicines to your pharmacist for safe destruction.
For further information on this product please contact us or check out the manufacturer’s product information. Please read the patient information leaflet before taking this medicine. Do not share medicines with another person even if their symptoms are the same as yours. It is always better to check with their pharmacist or GP first.
If you order this medicine online you will be sent a link which will enable you to provide further information by one of our pharmacists. It will allow us to check that this medicine is safe and appropriate for you to use.