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Zehist 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.

Drug information on Zehist (Mizolastine) from Lupin Laboratories Ltd. (Endeavour)


Lupin Laboratories Ltd. (Endeavour)
Generic : Mizolastine
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Medical Condition(s) for which Zehist may be prescribed

Side effects of Zehist

  Gastrointestinal: Dry mouth, diarrhea, abdominal pain and nausea.

  Central Nervous System: Drowsiness, headache, dizziness, anxiety, weakness and depression.

  Liver: Increased liver enzymes level.

  Blood: Decrease in white blood cells.

  Metabolic: Increased appetite associated with weight gain.

   Allergic reactions: Rash, hives and itching.

  Heart: Low blood pressure, fast heart rate and palpitations.

  Musculoskeletal: Muscle/joint pain.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Adult: Oral- The recommended dose is 10 mg/day as a single tablet.

How to use Zehist?

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

When is Zehist not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with significant heart or liver disease, electrolyte imbalance and QT prolongation.

Warnings and Precautions for Zehist

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.

Other Precautions for Zehist

Avoid alcohol consumption.

Storage Conditions for Zehist

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

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