Loratadine (10mg) - Hay Fever & Allergy Relief - 180 Tablets

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What are Loratadine Tablets?

Loratadine is ideal for people who are suffering from hay fever or other allergies. This product contains 10mg of Loratadine in each tablet, which provides relief from itchy or watery eyes, sneezing, coughs, or any other hayfever and allergy symptoms when you need it most.

 

What happens when I have hay fever or allergies?

When you suffer from hay fever or have an allergic reaction to pet hair or dust mites, your body reacts to whatever it is that triggers your allergy. Your body begins to make a chemical called histamine, which is what causes the symptoms of an allergic reaction. This is when you get a runny nose, itchy or watery eyes, coughs, and sneezes.

 

How does Loratadine relieve hay fever symptoms?

Loratadine contains 10mg of an active ingredient called Loratadine, which is an antihistamine. Antihistamines work to block histamine, meaning that Loratadine tablets directly block the cause of allergic reactions in your body. This is how Loratadine tablets work to provide quick and effective relief to symptoms of hay fever or allergies.

 

Is Loratadine the best choice for me?

Haylief™ 10mg Loratadine tablets are ideal for those who are suffering from itchy and watery eyes, coughs, sneezing, and a runny nose caused by hay fever or allergies. Loratadine tablets are perfect for all the family and can be used by children as young as two. Just take Haylief™ when you need to combat an allergic reaction.

 

How to take Loratadine.

Loratadine tablets can be taken by adults and children aged between 2 and 12 as long as they weigh more than 30kg. Take one Loratadine tablet once a day and swallow with a drink of water. If you would like more information about how to take this medicine, read our patient information leaflet.

 

Why do I need to answer questions to buy this product?

You do not need a prescription for Haylief™, however, you will be asked to complete a short medical questionnaire by your Chemist-4-U pharmacist before we can take your order. This includes some simple questions that all pharmacies legally are required to ask before supplying this kind of product. This helps our pharmacy team to be sure that Loratadine tablets are the best choice for you.

 

When should Loratadine not be used?

Loratadine tablets should not be used by those under the age of 2, or children aged between 2 and 12 who weigh less than 30kg. If you are pregnant or trying to become pregnant, speak to your doctor before taking Haylief™. Loratadine tablets are not suitable for those who are breastfeeding. If you have severe liver problems, you may need to take these tablets less often, so be sure to speak to your doctor before taking this product.

Loratadine has side effects, just like all medicines, but not everyone will experience them. The most common side effects in adults and children over 12 include:

  • Drowsiness
  • Increased appetite
  • Headaches
  • Difficulty sleeping.

The most common side effects in children under 12 are:

  • Headache
  • Nervousness
  • Tiredness

If you or your child experience any of these side effects, speak to your doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist. If you experience difficulty breathing or swelling of the face, neck, tongue, or throat while taking Loratadine 10mg Loratadine tablets, this could be a severe allergic reaction. If this happens, stop taking this medicine and see a doctor immediately.

 

Important Information.

This product is a medicine; make sure to speak to your doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist before taking this product if you have an underlying medical problem or are taking any other medicine or complementary therapy. If your symptoms get worse or continue after taking this product, contact us or your doctor. For medical services in your area, please refer to https://www.nhs.uk

If you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant, or breastfeeding, speak to your doctor or our pharmacist before taking this product. If you suffer from any allergies, ask your doctor or our pharmacist if this medicine is right for you.

Store all medicines out of sight and reach of children.

Please read the included leaflet carefully before using this product.

Please contact your GP if appropriate regarding this product.

 

Please note that this product may be flat packed to make it letterbox friendly for your convenience. Free delivery only applies when you have one item in your basket. If you add any more items, regular delivery charges will apply.

Active Ingredients

  • Loratadine

Ingredients

  • Tablet containing: Loratadine 10mg

    The other ingredients are: Lactose Monohydrate, Microcystalline cellulose, Maize starch, Magnesium stearate.

Product Data
Days Supply
180
Active Ingredient(s)
Loratadine
Manufacturer
Brand May Vary
Quantity
180 Tablets

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Please can you tell me what is the expiration date on these?

The current stock being dispatched is dated 02/2020

What is the best non drowsy tablets /least side effects . Do any make you put on weight

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I am lactose intolerant, i need hayfever tablets that have no lactose in their ingredient. Which one do you suggest please?

The extremely tiny amount of working ingredient in the medication needs to be surrounded with fillers that bulk it out to be large enough to handle. A substance that is mostly tasteless but with just enough sweetness to balance out the bitter taste of many medications is great. That lactose can be formulated to break down in the stomach to release the medication makes it nearly ideal.

What does this mean for those who are lactose intolerant?

Not as much as you might think. Only a tiny amount of lactose is present in any one pill. One study I read estimated that the average pill had 25 mg of lactose. You’d need to take 500 such pills to equal the lactose in a glass of milk at that rate. 

Some people might still have symptoms from this tiny amount, especially if they have to take many such pills each day, as the elderly or those with serious illnesses must do. All I can suggest is to take take the liquid.

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It was ok but not as good as the phenegan tablets that are no li Onger a ailable
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Not sure whether I have a reaction to these! It could be just me or it could be the tablets - keep an open mind.
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They work for me.
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Great product great price does exactly what it says it does, I would recommend
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