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General Information on Ebastine

Generic Name : Ebastine

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

Trade Names/Brand Names of Ebastine

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 is Ebastine Prescribed? (Indications)

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

When should Ebastine not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

Pregnancy Category

A B C D X

Category B :

Animal studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and appropriate studies on pregnant women are lacking.

What is the dosage of Ebastine?

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

How should Ebastine be taken?

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

What are the warnings and precautions for Ebastine?

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

What are the side effects of Ebastine?

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

What are the other precautions for Ebastine?

Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions of Ebastine?

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

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edwardhoward 

Ebastine is used for allergic disorders. It blocks certain chemical reactions that are responsible for congestion, itching inflammation and other allergic reactions.

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.

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..

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