Loratadine 10mg Tablets

Loratadine 10mg Tablets (30 tablets)

Order before 4pm for delivery from Sat. 22 Jul.

Product Information

  • Age: 12 years +

    Maximum per order: 6

  • Pregnancy: Not suitable

    Breastfeeding: Not suitable

Loratadine Tablets help relieve the symptoms of allergies such as sneezing, itchy and runny nose and irritated eyes. They also act on other symptoms of allergic rhinitis including hives. Each tablet contains Loratadine 10 mg, a non-sedating anti-histamine, available as a generic medication.

Loratadine can treat:

  • Hay fever in adults and children aged two years and over.
  • Nasal inflammation due to year-round allergies in adults and children aged two years and over.
  • Ongoing itchy rash with no known cause in adults and children aged two years and over.

Loratadine was discovered in 1981 and entered the market in 1993. It is on the World Health Organizations Model List of Essential Medicines, the most important medications necessary in a basic health system.

Histamine is a substance produced by the immune system. It is stored in cells called mast cells which are found in almost all body tissues. When the body reacts to a foreign substance, or allergen, the mast cells release their stores of histamine.

The released histamine then binds to its receptors (histamine H1 receptors), causing a reaction that results in allergic symptoms. It causes increased blood flow to the area of the allergy and the release of other chemicals that add to the allergic response. This results in allergies. In hay fever, histamine causes itchy, watery eyes, a runny nose, sneezing and nasal congestion.

Loratadine blocks histamine H1 receptors. This in turn, prevents the release of other chemicals and reduces the blood supply to the area, providing relief from the typical hay fever symptoms.

Loratadine can also relieve the symptoms of chronic idiopathic urticarial, this looks very similar to nettle rash but the cause is unknown. Blocking the actions of histamine relieves the itching and reduces the rash.

Loratadine is a non-sedating antihistamine. It does not enter the brain and is therefore unlikely to cause drowsiness. In rare cases, some people may experience slight drowsiness.

Pharmacist Tip

Loratadine does not normally cause drowsiness and is therefore a good option for patients who work. The tablets should be taken regularly, once a day.

 

Adults and children over 12 years of age: Take 1 tablet daily.

The active ingredients contained in this medicine is/are:

Loratadine 10mg.

The medicine also contains the following inactive ingredients to make up the complete product:

Gelatine, Mannitol, Anhydrous Citric Acid, Mint Flavour.


Reading the following warnings carefully will help to ensure you are selecting an appropriate product.

  • Avoid taking these tablets if you are breast-feeding, expecting or planning to become pregnant or if you have ever had sensitivity to Loratadine. 
  • You should discontinue taking these tablets at least 2 days before skin patch tests are done to identify allergies. 
  • These tablets are not recommended for use in children weighing less than 30kg or under the age of 12 years. 
  • Consult your pharmacist or doctor before taking these tablets if you have serious liver problems. 
  • You can continue drinking alcohol even when taking this medication. 


Please read all packaging and the Product Information Leaflet before taking any new medicine and inform your doctor of medicines you are taking or intend to take.

UK ORDERS

We offer FREE standard tracked delivery on orders over £40.

The following delivery options are available:

  • Standard Tracked Delivery - 2/3 day delivery - £2.95
  • Express Tracked Delivery - 1/2 day delivery - £4.45
  • Special Delivery (Guaranteed before 1pm) - £8.95
  • Saturday Guaranteed before 1pm - £10.45

All our orders are sent out using Royal Mail. We always aim to dispatch all orders received before 4pm the same working day. Any orders received after 4pm or over the weekend will be dispatched the next working day. Orders will not be dispatched on weekends or bank holidays.

All orders can be fully tracked in your account.

We ensure all parcels are in plain packaging for discreet delivery of your medicines and pharmacy goods.

Deliveries containing pharmacy-only or prescription medicines may require a signature on receipt. 

Delivery is free for all NHS prescriptions.

Please note: Royal Mail do not deliver on Sundays or Bank Holidays - this should be taken into account when ordering. 

If you are not home to accept your delivery, a card should be left by the Royal Mail representative. This card will provide details of where you can collect the order or how to arrange re-delivery.

Should you be unable to collect your missed delivery or arrange for your medication to be redelivered by Royal Mail, the pharmacy can resend your medication to the same, or a different address provided it has been returned to us and this happens within a 30 day window.

Once a package has been shipped with Royal Mail we advise that you are bound to the terms and conditions of their use together with the terms and conditions contained herein.

You have the right to cancel your order up to the point when your treatment is dispatched. The pharmacist must destroy any medication within 30 days of it being returned, even un-opened boxes, so we are not able to offer refunds once your treatment has been dispatched.

 

REMOTE AREAS

Please be aware that Royal Mail Guaranteed services are not available to all customers in the UK, especially those that live in remote postcodes. Royal Mail advise customers of the following:

We deliver by 5.30pm the next working day in the following postcode areas:
AB30 - 39, 41 - 45, 51 - 56
GY9 Alderney (Channel Islands)
HS1, 3 - 9
IV21 - 28, 40 - 49, 51 - 56
KA27, 28
KW1 - 3, 5 - 15
KW16 Stromness Town only
PA20 (0&9)
PA28 - 38, 41 - 49, 76, 77
PH15, 17 - 26, 31 - 40, 49, 50
ZE1

 

We deliver within two working days by 5.30pm to the following postcodes areas:
GY1 Herm (Channel Islands)
GY9 Sark (Channel Islands)
GY10
HS2
PA60 - 75, 78
ZE2, 3

 

We deliver within three working days by 5.30pm to the following postcode areas:
KW16 - non-Town
KW17
PH30, 41 - 44

 

Please note: This applies to our 'Special Delivery' and 'Saturday Guaranteed' services.

 

INTERNATIONAL ORDERS

We are currently unable to ship orders outside of the UK.

We are unable to ship orders to mailing or forwarding houses for onwards shipping to locations outside of the UK.

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