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PEACH HAYFEVER & ALLERGY 10MG TABLETS

Active substance(s): LORATADINE

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HEALTH ESSENTIALS HAYFEVER AND ALLERGY 10MG TABLETS
[Loratadine]

pharmacist or nurse if you are not sure.

The following very rare side effects (may
affect up to 1 in 10,000 people) have also
been seen during the marketing of
The break line of the tablet is only there to
Loratadine:
help you break the tablet if you have difficulty
PACKAGE LEAFLET: INFORMATION FOR THE USER
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severe allergic reaction (including
swallowing it whole.
swelling)
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dizziness
Giving this medicine to children
“How to take Health essentials Hayfever
Read all of this leaflet carefully before you
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fast or irregular heartbeat
A syrup may be preferable for children. It is
and Allergy 10mg tablets”)
start taking this medicine because it
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nausea (feeling sick)
important to know how much your child
You are scheduled to have any skin tests
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contains important information for you.
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dry mouth
weighs to make sure that you give the correct
for allergies. Do not take Health essentials
Always take this medicine exactly as described
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upset stomach
amount of medicine. For example, a 9 year old
Hayfever and Allergy 10mg tablets for two
in this leaflet or as your doctor, pharmacist or
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liver problems
child weighs about 30kg (4st 7lb). If in doubt
days before having these tests. This is
nurse has told you.
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hair loss
weigh your child and then follow the
because it may affect the test results.
Keep this leaflet. You may need to read it
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rash
instructions in the table.
If any of the above applies to you (or you are
again.
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tiredness
not sure), talk to your doctor, pharmacist or
Ask your pharmacist if you need more
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convulsion
Do not give to children under 2 years or who
nurse before taking Health essentials
information or advice.
weigh 30 kg (4st 7lb) or less.
Hayfever and Allergy 10mg tablets .
If you get any side effects, talk to your
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Not known (frequency cannot be
doctor, pharmacist or nurse. This includes
estimated from available data)
How much to take
Children
any possible side effects not listed in this
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Weight increased
Age
How much How often
Do not give Health essentials Hayfever and
leaflet. See section 4.
to take
to take
Allergy 10mg tablets to children younger than
You must talk to a doctor if you do not feel
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Reporting of side effects
Children of
1 x tablet
Once daily
If you get any side effects, talk to your
2 years or to children 2 to 12 years old who
better or you feel worse or of your
2 to 12 years
doctor, pharmacist or nurse. This includes
weigh less than 30kg. There are other
symptoms change. See section 4.
who weigh
any possible side effects not listed in this
formulations more suitable for children 2 to
more than
leaflet. You can also report side effects
12 years old who weigh less than 30kg.
What is in this leaflet:
directly via the Yellow Card Scheme at:
30kg (4ST 7lb)
1. What are Health essentials Hayfever
www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard or search for
Adults and
1 x tablet
Once daily
Other medicines and Health essentials
and Allergy 10mg tablets and what
MHRA Yellow Card in the Google Play or
children over
Hayfever and Allergy 10mg tablets
are they used for
Apple
App store.
12 years
The side effects of Health essentials Hayfever
2. What you need to know before you
By reporting side effects you can help provide
and Allergy 10mg tablets may increase when
take Health essentials Hayfever and
more information on the safety of this
If you have severe liver problems your doctor
used together with medicines that alter the
Allergy 10mg tablets
medicine.
or pharmacist may advise you to take the
performance of some enzymes responsible
3. How to take Health essentials
recommended amount every other day. If this
for drug-metabolism in the liver. However, in
Hayfever and Allergy 10mg tablets
5. How to store Health essentials
applies to you follow their instructions.
clinical studies, no increase in side effects of
4. Possible side effects
Hayfever and Allergy 10mg tablets
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Swallow the tablet with a drink of water
loratadine was seen with products that altered
5. How to store Health essentials
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Do not take more than the amount
the performance of these enzymes.
Hayfever and Allergy 10mg tablets
Check the expiry date printed on the label or
recommended above
Talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse if you
6. Contents of the pack and other
side of the box. Do not use after the expiry
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If symptoms do not go away talk to your
are taking, have recently taken or might take
information
date stated on the label. The expiry date refers
pharmacist or doctor
any other medicines. This includes medicines
to the last day of the month.
taken without a prescription.
1. WHAT ARE HEALTH ESSENTIALS
If you forget to take Health essentials
HAYFEVER AND ALLERGY 10MG
There are no special storage
Hayfever and Allergy 10mg tablets
Health essentials Hayfever and Allergy
TABLETS AND WHAT ARE THEY
recommendations for Loratadine. However,
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If you forget to take your dose, take it as
10mg tablets with alcohol
USED FOR
do not store your medicine in a very damp
soon as you remember, then continue to
Health essentials Hayfever and Allergy 10mg
or very hot place, such as the bathroom or
take it as usual.
tablets have not been shown to add to the
kitchen.
This medicine contains Loratadine which
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Do not take a double dose to make up for
effects of an alcoholic drink.
belongs to a group of medicines called
a forgotten dose. If you have any further
In case of any visible signs of deterioration, you
antihistamines, which act to relieve the
questions on the use of this product, ask
should discard the package.
Pregnancy and breastfeeding
symptoms of allergies.
your doctor, pharmacist or nurse
Do not take Health essentials Hayfever and
Medicines should not be disposed of via waste
Allergy 10mg tablets if you are pregnant.
It can be used to relieve the symptoms of
water or household waste. Ask your
If you take more Health essentials
Think you may be pregnant or are planning to
sneezing, runny and itchy nose and eye
pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no
Hayfever and Allergy 10mg tablets than
have a baby, ask your doctor or pharmacist for
irritation and other allergies such as pet and
longer required. These measures help to
you should
advice before taking this medicine.
dust allergies in adults and children over the
protect the environment.
If you take too many tablets by mistake
Do not take Health essentials Hayfever and
age of 2 years who weigh more than 30kg. It
contact your nearest hospital casualty
Allergy 10mg tablets if you are breast-feeding.
can also be used to treat raised symptoms of
Keep out of the sight and reach of children
department or tell your doctor immediately.
Health essentials Hayfever and Allergy 10mg
urticaria which is often known as hives and
Take your tablet pack with you.
tablets is excreted in breast milk.
nettle rash.
6. Contents of the pack and other
Symptoms of an overdose may include
information
sleepiness,
rapid
heart
beat
and
headache.
Driving and using machines
The effect of Health essentials Hayfever and
These tablets can cause some people to feel
Allergy 10mg Tablets will last a whole day and
What Health essentials Hayfever and
4. Possible Side Effects
drowsy. If you are affected do not drive or
should help you to continue your normal daily
Allergy 10mg tablets contain:
operate machinery. In clinical trials that
activities and sleep.
Each Health essentials Hayfever and Allergy
Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side
assessed driving ability, no impairment was
10mg tablets contains 10mg of loratadine.
effects,
although
not
everyone
gets
them.
observed in patients receiving loratadine. At
You must talk to a doctor if you do not feel
The other ingredients are: Lactose
If you get any of these serious side effects ,
the recommended dose, Health essentials
better or if you feel worse.
monohydrate, microcrystalline cellulose,
stop
taking
the
tablets.
See
a
doctor
at
once
Hayfever and Allergy tablets are not expected
maize starch, magnesium stearate.
Difficulty in breathing, swelling of the face,
to cause you to be drowsy or less alert.
2. WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
neck,
tongue
or
throat
(these
are
severe
What Health essentials Hayfever and
BEFORE YOU TAKE HEALTH
allergic reactions).
Health essentials Hayfever and Allergy
Allergy 10mg tablets looks like and
ESSENTIALS HAYFEVER AND
contents of the pack
10mg tablets contain lactose
ALLERGY 10MG TABLETS
The most commonly reported side
Each tablet is white round and flat with a break
If you have been told by your doctor that you
effects
in
adults
and
children
over
12
line. Packs are 7, 10, 14 & 30 tablets in blister
have an intolerance to some sugars talk to
Do not take Health essentials Hayfever
years of age are:
packs in cartons
your doctor before taking this medicine.
and Allergy 10mg tablets:
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drowsiness
If you are allergic (hypersensitive) to
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Marketing Authorisation Holder and
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headache
3. How to take Health essentials
loratadine or any of the other ingredients
manufacturer
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increased appetite
Hayfever and Allergy 10mg tablets
in these tablets (listed in section 6).
Relonchem Limited
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difficulty sleeping
You are pregnant or breastfeeding.
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Cheshire House, Gorsey Lane
The following section contains instructions on
Widnes, Cheshire, WA8 0RP, UK
The most commonly reported side
how may tablets to take and when.
Warnings and precautions
PL 20395/0088
effects in children aged 2 to 12 years are:
Talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse
Tel: 0044 207 419 5043
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headache
Always take this medicine exactly as described
before you take Health essentials Hayfever
Email: Info@relonchem.com
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nervousness
in this leaflet or as your doctor, pharmacist or
and Allergy 10mg tablets if you:
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tiredness
nurse has told you. Check with your doctor,
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Have severe liver problems (you may
This leaflet was revised in January 2018
need to take the medicine less often, see

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