Side effect(s) of Astemizole

Review the side-effects of Astemizole as documented in medical literature. The term "side effects" refers to unintended effects that can occur as a result of taking the medication. In majority of the instances these side-effects are mild and easily tolerable, however sometimes they can be more severe and can be detrimental.

If the side effects are not tolerable adjusting the dosage or switching to a different medication can help to manage or overcome side effects. If you have any doubts or questions, we recommend seeking advice from your doctor or pharmacist.

   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.

- Joint pain.

Other Precautions :

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

Drug Name : Astemizole

Astemizole(Hismanal) generic is an antihistamine, prescribed for allergic rhinitis and chronic idiopathic urticaria.

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