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Astizole is an antihistamine, prescribed for allergic rhinitis and chronic idiopathic urticaria. 

Drug information on Astizole (Astemizole) from Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd.


Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Generic : Astemizole
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Medical Condition(s) for which Astizole may be prescribed

Overview of Astizole

Note: This brand is not available in US market.

Side effects of Astizole

   Severe Effects : Abnormal heart rhythm.

   Most Common : Palpitations, low blood pressure and dizziness.

   Central Nervous System : Drowsiness, headache, fatigue, increased appetite and weight and nervousness.

   Gastrointestinal System : Nausea, diarrhea and abdominal pain.

   Eye and ENT : Dry mouth, inflammation of pharynx and eye.

   Other : Joint pain.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

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

How to use Astizole?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, on an empty stomach.

When is Astizole not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with bruising.

Warnings and Precautions for Astizole

Avoid excess dosage; otherwise it may cause severe heart problem.

• Caution should be exercised in patients with history of prostate enlargement, urinary retention, increased eye pressure, intestinal obstruction, liver diseases, epilepsy, children, elderly, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

Other Precautions for Astizole

It may cause dizziness or drowsiness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

Storage Conditions for Astizole

Store it at room temperature (15°- 30°C).

Schedule : H  Prescription drugs - Drugs to be sold only under the prescription of a Registered Medical Practitioner.

Disclaimer : The Price of the drugs indicated above may not match the actual price at which they are sold. Prices can change depending on many factors, including GST. These are only approximate indicative prices of the drug.
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