Antihistamine and mucolytic. Loratadine (Lorfast-AM), Lorfast-AM Tablets is indicated for the symptomatic relief of allergic respiratory processes associated with nonproductive cough and mucus in the respiratory tract.
It is also indicated for the treatment of patients with allergic bronchopulmonary process that is accompanied by increased mucus viscosity and adhesion, as is necessary to keep clear of secretions in the airways.
Its main indications include allergic rhinitis associated with cough, bronchitis, bronchiectasis, sinusitis, pneumonia, bronchopneumonia, atelectasis by mucous plug, tracheotomy, and pre-and postoperative prophylactic agent, especially in elderly patients with suspected some allergic condition.
Loratadine (Lorfast-AM): When administered concomitantly with alcohol, Loratadine (Lorfast-AM) has no potentiating effects as measured by psychomotor performance studies.
It has been reported an increase in plasma concentrations of Loratadine (Lorfast-AM) after administration of ketoconazole, erythromycin or cimetidine in controlled clinical studies, but there has been no clinically significant changes (including electrocardiographic). Caution should be exercised when co-administering Other drugs that inhibit the metabolic liver until they can make definitive interaction studies.
The incidence of adverse reactions associated with each component of the formulation, Loratadine (Lorfast-AM) and Lorfast-AM is comparable to placebo. A recommended daily dose LARITOL
The most commonly reported adverse effects include gastrointestinal disorders such as nausea, gastritis, constipation and diarrhea, dry mouth and dryness of the airways, increased salivation and nasal discharge, dysuria, fatigue, headache, drowsiness, dry mouth and allergy symptoms such as rashes.
On rare occasions during the marketing of Loratadine (Lorfast-AM) have been reported cases of alopecia, anaphylaxis, hepatic failure.
Loratadine (Lorfast-AM), Lorfast-AM Tablets is contraindicated in patients with hypersensitivity or idiosyncrasy to its components, peptic ulcer, children under 6 years.
Ambroxol/Loratadine in India.
|Unit description / dosage (Manufacturer)||Price, USD|
|Lorfast-AM Loratidine5mg, AmbroxolHCl60mg TAB / 10||$ 0.52|
|Lorfast-AM Loratidine 5mg, AmbroxolHCl 60mg TAB / 10||$ 0.52|
|LORFAST-AM tab 10's (Cadila (Le Sante))||$ 0.52|
List of Lorfast-AM substitutes (brand and generic names):
|Lorfast-AM Syr (India)|
|Lorfast-AM Syr Loratadine5mg, Ambroxol30mg, Guaiphenesin50mg SYR / 60ml (Cadila (Le Sante))||$ 0.57|
|60ml (Cadila (Le Sante))||$ 0.57|
|Lorfast-AM Syr Loratadine 5mg, Ambroxol 30mg, Guaiphenesin 50mg SYR / 60ml (Cadila (Le Sante))||$ 0.57|
|LORFAST-AM SYR syr 60ml (Cadila (Le Sante))||$ 0.57|
|Loridin AM Tablet (Zydus Cadila)||$ 0.05|
|LORIDIN-AM SYRUP 1 bottle / 60 ML syrup each (Zydus Cadila)||$ 0.57|
|LORIDIN-AM TABLET 1 strip / 10 tablets each (Zydus Cadila)||$ 0.48|
|Losolvan (China, Taiwan)|
|Losolvan 3 mg/1 mL x 1 mL|
|Losolvan 3 mg/1 mL x 60 mL|
|Losolvan 3 mg/1 mL x 100 mL|
|Losolvan 3 mg/1 mL x 120 mL|
|Losolvan 3 mg/1 mL x 3.8 L|
|Lovarin Ex (Mexico)|
|Loxol 75 mg x 1000's|
|Luzenup Ambroxol 15 mg, terbutaline1.25 mg, guaiphenesin 50 mg/5mL. O-LQD / 100ml (Rytus)||$ 0.79|
|LUZENUP oral liqd 100ml (Rytus)||$ 0.79|
|Luzer-A Levocetirizine hydrochloride 5mg, Ambroxol hydrochloride 60mg. TAB / 100 (Pharmacon)||$ 6.35|
|100's (Pharmacon)||$ 6.35|
|LUZER-A tab 10's (Pharmacon)||$ 0.63|
|Lv Plus (India)|
|Lv Plus Levocetirizine hydrochloride2.5 mg, phenylephrine 5 mg, ambroxol hydrochloride 60 mg, paracetamol 500 mg. TAB / 10 (Iscon)||$ 0.71|
|LV PLUS tab 10's (Iscon)||$ 0.71|
|Lysopadol Menthe sans sucre|
|Pastilles; Oral; Ambroxol Hydrochloride 20 mg|
|Lysopain dol Ambroxol (Switzerland)|
|Tablet; Oral; Ambroxol Hydrochloride 20 mg|
|Lysopaïne Ambroxol Maux de Gorge (France)|
|Lysopaïne Maux de Gorge Ambroxol (France)|
|Lytex SR (Bangladesh)|
|Mags Terbutaline sulphate 1.25 mg, Guaiphenesin 50 mg, Ambroxolhydrochloride 15 mg, Menthol2.5 mg. SYR / 100ml (Plus India)||$ 0.51|
|100ml (Plus India)||$ 0.51|
|MAGS syr 100ml (Plus India)||$ 0.51|
|Marbroxol (Hong Kong)|
|Max (Hong Kong, Myanmar, Singapore)|
|Max 30 mg x 50 x 10's (Pidek)|
|Max 30 mg x 1, 000's (Pidek)|
|500 mg x 10's (Pidek)||$ 1.03|
|Max 30 mg x 500's (Pidek)|
|MAX cap 500 mg x 10's (Pidek)||$ 1.03|
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Information checked by Dr. Sachin Kumar, MD Pharmacology