Information about Mizolastine
Generic Name : Mizolastine
Latest prescription information about Mizolastine. Learn its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, warnings and its storage instructions . Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
ICD Code : Y43.0
Therapeutic Classification : Antihistamines
Trade Names/Brand Names of Mizolastine
Mistamine, Mizolen, Mizollen, Oriens, Zolim, Zolistam, Zolistan
Why is Mizolastine Prescribed? (Indications)
This medication is a non-sedating antihistamine, prescribed for symptoms of hay fever (seasonal allergic rhinitis), hives and other allergic reactions. It blocks the effects of histamine, which helps to relieve these symptoms.
When should Mizolastine not be taken? (Contraindications)
Contraindicated in patients with significant heart or liver disease, electrolyte imbalance and QT prolongation.
What is the dosage of Mizolastine?
Adult: Oral- The recommended dose is 10 mg/day as a single tablet.
How should Mizolastine be taken?
It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with or without food.
What are the warnings and precautions for Mizolastine?
• It may cause dizziness or drowsiness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.
• Caution should be exercised in patients with history of liver, heart, kidney problems, irregular heart beat, blood disorder, low potassium levels, diabetes, elderly, any allergy, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
What are the side effects of Mizolastine?
Dry mouth, diarrhea, abdominal pain and nausea.
• Central Nervous System:
Drowsiness, headache, dizziness, anxiety, weakness and depression.
Increased liver enzymes level.
Decrease in white blood cells.
Increased appetite associated with weight gain.
• Allergic reactions:
Rash, hives and itching.
Low blood pressure, fast heart rate and palpitations.
What are the other precautions for Mizolastine?
Avoid alcohol consumption.
What are the storage conditions for Mizolastine?
Oral: Store it at controlled room temperature (25°C).