NDC 54473-166 Counteract Allergy

Loratadine

NDC Product Code 54473-166

NDC CODE: 54473-166

Proprietary Name: Counteract Allergy What is the Proprietary Name?
The proprietary name also known as the trade name is the name of the product chosen by the medication labeler for marketing purposes.

Non-Proprietary Name: Loratadine What is the Non-Proprietary Name?
The non-proprietary name is sometimes called the generic name. The generic name usually includes the active ingredient(s) of the product.

Drug Use Information

Drug Use Information
The drug use information is a summary and does NOT have all possible information about this product. This information does not assure that this product is safe, effective, or appropriate. This information is not individual medical advice and does not substitute for the advice of a health care professional. Always ask a health care professional for complete information about this product and your specific health needs.

  • This medication is an antihistamine that treats symptoms such as itching, runny nose, watery eyes, and sneezing from "hay fever" and other allergies. It is also used to relieve itching from hives. Loratadine does not prevent hives or prevent/treat a serious allergic reaction (anaphylaxis). Therefore, if your doctor has prescribed epinephrine to treat allergic reactions, always carry your epinephrine injector with you. Do not use loratadine in place of your epinephrine. If you are self-treating with this medication, it is important to read the manufacturer's package instructions carefully so you know when to consult your doctor or pharmacist. (See also Precautions section.) If you are using the tablets or capsules, do not use in children younger than 6 years unless directed by the doctor. If you are using the liquid or chewable tablets, do not use in children younger than 2 years unless directed by the doctor.

Product Characteristics

Color(s):
WHITE (C48325 - WHITE COLORED)
Shape: OVAL (C48345)
Size(s):
8 MM
Imprint(s):
L612
Score: 1

NDC Code Structure

  • 54473 - Melaleuca, Inc.

NDC 54473-166-30

Package Description: 3 BLISTER PACK in 1 CARTON > 10 TABLET in 1 BLISTER PACK

NDC Product Information

Counteract Allergy with NDC 54473-166 is a a human over the counter drug product labeled by Melaleuca, Inc.. The generic name of Counteract Allergy is loratadine. The product's dosage form is tablet and is administered via oral form. The RxNorm Crosswalk for this NDC code indicates a single RxCUI concept is associated to this product: 311372.

Dosage Form: Tablet - A solid dosage form containing medicinal substances with or without suitable diluents.

Product Type: Human Otc Drug What kind of product is this?
Indicates the type of product, such as Human Prescription Drug or Human Over the Counter Drug. This data element matches the “Document Type” field of the Structured Product Listing.

Counteract Allergy Active Ingredient(s)

What is the Active Ingredient(s) List?
This is the active ingredient list. Each ingredient name is the preferred term of the UNII code submitted.


Inactive Ingredient(s)

About the Inactive Ingredient(s)
The inactive ingredients are all the component of a medicinal product OTHER than the active ingredient(s). The acronym "UNII" stands for “Unique Ingredient Identifier” and is used to identify each inactive ingredient present in a product.

  • LACTOSE MONOHYDRATE (UNII: EWQ57Q8I5X)
  • MAGNESIUM STEARATE (UNII: 70097M6I30)
  • POVIDONE (UNII: FZ989GH94E)
  • STARCH, CORN (UNII: O8232NY3SJ)

Administration Route(s)

What are the Administration Route(s)?
The translation of the route code submitted by the firm, indicating route of administration.

  • Oral - Administration to or by way of the mouth.

Product Labeler Information

What is the Labeler Name?
Name of Company corresponding to the labeler code segment of the Product NDC.

Labeler Name: Melaleuca, Inc.
Labeler Code: 54473
FDA Application Number: ANDA075209 What is the FDA Application Number?
This corresponds to the NDA, ANDA, or BLA number reported by the labeler for products which have the corresponding Marketing Category designated. If the designated Marketing Category is OTC Monograph Final or OTC Monograph Not Final, then the Application number will be the CFR citation corresponding to the appropriate Monograph (e.g. “part 341”). For unapproved drugs, this field will be null.

Marketing Category: ANDA - A product marketed under an approved Abbreviated New Drug Application. What is the Marketing Category?
Product types are broken down into several potential Marketing Categories, such as NDA/ANDA/BLA, OTC Monograph, or Unapproved Drug. One and only one Marketing Category may be chosen for a product, not all marketing categories are available to all product types. Currently, only final marketed product categories are included. The complete list of codes and translations can be found at www.fda.gov/edrls under Structured Product Labeling Resources.

Start Marketing Date: 06-28-2008 What is the Start Marketing Date?
This is the date that the labeler indicates was the start of its marketing of the drug product.

Listing Expiration Date: 12-31-2021 What is the Listing Expiration Date?
This is the date when the listing record will expire if not updated or certified by the product labeler.

Exclude Flag: N - NO What is the NDC Exclude Flag?
This field indicates whether the product has been removed/excluded from the NDC Directory for failure to respond to FDA"s requests for correction to deficient or non-compliant submissions ("Y"), or because the listing certification is expired ("E"), or because the listing data was inactivated by FDA ("I"). Values = "Y", "N", "E", or "I".

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Information for Patients

Loratadine

Loratadine is pronounced as (lor at' a deen)

Why is loratadine medication prescribed?
Loratadine is used to temporarily relieve the symptoms of hay fever (allergy to pollen, dust, or other substances in the air) and other allergies. These symptoms include ...
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Counteract Allergy Product Labeling Information

The product labeling information includes all published material associated to a drug. Product labeling documents include information like generic names, active ingredients, ingredient strength dosage, routes of administration, appearance, usage, warnings, inactive ingredients, etc.

Product Labeling Index

Otc - Active Ingredient

Active ingredient (in each tablet)Loratadine 10 mg

Otc - Purpose

PurposeAntihistamine

Indications & Usage

  • Use  temporarily relieves these symptoms due to hay fever or other upper respiratory allergies:
  • Runny nosesneezingitchy, watery eyesitching of the nose or throat

Warnings

Warnings

Otc - Do Not Use

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

Otc - Ask Doctor

Ask a doctor before use if you have liver or kidney disease. Your doctor should determine if you need a different dose.

Otc - When Using

When using this product do not take more than directed. Taking more than directed may cause drowsiness.

Otc - Stop Use

Stop use and ask a doctor if an allergic reaction to this product occurs. Seek medical help right away.

Otc - Pregnancy Or Breast Feeding

If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health processional before use.

Otc - Keep Out Of Reach Of Children

Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

Dosage & Administration

Directionsadults and children 6 years and over


1 tablet daily; not more than 1 tablet in 24 hours


children under 6 years of age


ask a doctor


consumers with liver or kidney disease


ask a doctor

Storage And Handling

  • Other informationstore at 20°-25°C (68°-77°F)protect from excessive moisture

General Precautions

  • Do not use if blister unit is broken or torn

Inactive Ingredient

Inactive ingredients  lactose monohydrate, magnesium stearate, povidone, pregelatinized starch

Otc - Questions

Questions or comments?


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