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    Ebastine

    Presentation

    Ebastine ® 10 tablet: Each film-coated tablet contains Ebastine BP 10 mg. Ebastine ® syrup: Each 5 ml syrup contains Ebastine BP 5 mg.

    tally converted to the pharmacologically active acid metabolite, Carebastine.

    Indications

    Ebastine is indicated for the symptomatic treatment of:

    • Seasonal and perennial allergic rhinitis

    • Idiopathic chronic urticaria

    Dosage and Administration

    Children between 2 and 5 years: 2.5 ml (half teaspoonful) once daily (up to 5 ml in severe cases such as perennial

    allergic rhinitis)

    Children between 6 and 11 years: 5 ml (one teaspoonful) / 5 mg (half tablet) once daily (up to 10 ml in severe

    cases such as perennial allergic rhinitis)

    Adults and older children more than 11 years: 10 mg (1 tablet) or 10 ml (two teaspoonfuls) once daily.

    Ebastine may be taken with or without food.

    Side effects

    The most common side-effects are headache, dry mouth and drowsiness. Other less commonly reported side-effects include pharyngitis, abdominal pain, dyspepsia, asthenia, epistaxis, rhinitis, sinusitis, nausea and insomnia.

    Contraindications

    Patients with a known hypersensitivity to Ebastine or any of its ingredients.

    Precaution

    Caution is advised when used in hepatic impairment, renal insufficiency, QTc interval prolongation.

    Use in pregnancy and lactation

    The safety of Ebastine during pregnancy and lactation has not been established.

    Drug Interactions

    Ebastine in combination with either ketoconazole or erythromycin increase in plasma level of Ebastine and prolonged QTc interval. Ebastine does not interact with the pharmacokinetics of theophylline, warfarin, cimetidine, diazepam or alcohol. The sedation effect of alcohol and diazepam may be enhanced.

    Overdose

    No clinically meaningful signs or symptoms were observed up to 100 mg given once daily. There is no specific antidote for Ebastine. In case of accidental over dosages, gastric lavage, monitoring of vital functions including ECG, and symptomatic treatment should be carried out.

    Commercial pack

    Ebastine® 10 tablet: Each box contains 3 blister strips of 10-tabiets.

    Ebastine ® syrup: Each box contains a bottle of 30 ml syrup and a measuring spoon.

    Published on April 25, 2013 · Filed under: Products; Tagged as: , , ,
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One Response to “Ebastine10mg tablet Side effects”

  1. satish sharma said on

    tab ebast M kids priscrive by Dr.for 3 year old baby but by mistake medical store person give me ebast m not kids , side effects of this tablet .over dose
    pls. send all side effects miner to majar

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