Alavert

Generic Name: Loratadine

  • What is this medication?

    Alavert is an antihistamine intended for the temporary relief of runny nose, sneezing, itchy or watery eyes, and itching in the nose or throat due to hay fever or other allergies affecting the upper respiratory system.
  • Are there any warnings associated with Alavert?

    Do not use Alavert if you have ever had an allergic reaction to this product or any of its ingredients.

    If you have an allergic reaction to this product, stop using it and seek medical help immediately.

    When using this product, do not use more than directed. Taking more than recommended may cause drowsiness.

    Keep out of the reach of children. In case of an overdose, get medical help or contact a poison control center immediately.

  • Should I talk to my doctor before taking Alavert?

    Talk to a doctor before using Alavert if you have liver or kidney disease. Your doctor should determine if you need a different dose.

    Talk to a doctor before using Alavert if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

  • What are the possible side effects of Alavert?

    Taking more of this medication than recommended may cause drowsiness.

    Side effects cannot always be anticipated. If any develop or change in intensity, tell your doctor as soon as possible. Only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking this drug.

  • What should I avoid while taking Alavert?

    Do not use more than 1 tablet daily.
  • What are possible food and drug interactions associated with this Alavert?

    If Alavert is taken with certain other drugs, the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. Always check with your doctor before combining Alavert with any other medication.
  • What is the usual dosage of Alavert?

    Adults and children 6 years: Take one 10-milligram (mg) tablet daily. Do not take more than 1 tablet daily. The tablet melts in the mouth and can be taken with or without water.

    Children <6 years: Talk to a doctor before using.

  • Consumers who have liver or kidney disease:

    Talk to a doctor before using.
  • How should I store this medication?

    Store at room temperature in a dry place.