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Ebastine - Drug Information

Generic Name : Ebastine

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Latest prescription information about Ebastine. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
ICD Code : Y43.0 | Therapeutic Classification : Anti-allergic And Anti-inflammatory Agents
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Trade Name(s): 


India : 



International : 

Alastina, Aleva, Bactil, Clever, Durfin, Ebast, Ebastel Forte, Ebastel OD, Ebastel, Ebastin Aristo, Ebastina Acost, Ebastina Alter, Ebastina Cinfa, Ebastina Davur, Ebastina Merck, Ebastina Normon, Ebastina Sandoz, Ebastina Stada, Ebastina Toll Pharma, Erostin-DC , Estivan, Evastel, Kestin, Kestinlyo, Kestine, Ketamine , Rinobactil

Why it is prescribed (Indications) : 


This medication is a non-sedating antihistamine, prescribed for allergic conditions. It blocks histamine action, which reduces allergy symptoms.

When it is not to be taken (Contraindications): 


Hypersensitivity.

Pregnancy Category :

A B C D X

Category B :

Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.


Dosage & When it is to be taken : 


Adult: PO- The recommended dose is 10-20 mg once daily.

How it should be taken : 


It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with or without food.

Warnings and Precautions : 

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of liver and kidney impairment, QT interval prolongation, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

Side Effects : 

Headache, dry mouth, drowsiness, inflammation of pharynx/nose/sinus, abdominal pain, indigestion, weakness, nosebleed, nausea and sleeplessness.

Other Precautions : 

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions : 

Oral: Store it at controlled room temperature (25°C).

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Bridget123
I have hives since last year Dec, 2013 and I have been on Erostin. The doctor has done several tests and every thing is negative. When no Erositin taken the hives reoccur. Please advice. Bridget.
Bridget123  Saturday, February 01, 2014
jain84
i have some allergic problem on my hands and feet , doctor suggest ed me for this one tablet in evenng , cause for allergy told by doctor is sunlightrays or uv raysonly..
jain84  Wednesday, March 13, 2013

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