Information about Ebastine

Ebastine Uses

Ebastine is used in the treatment of allergic conditions.

How Ebastine works

Ebastine is an antihistaminic medication. It treats allergy symptoms such as itching, swelling, and rashes by blocking the effects of a chemical messenger (histamine) in the body.

Common side effects of Ebastine

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Expert advice for Ebastine

  • Your doctor has prescribed Ebastine to help relieve allergy symptoms such as itching, swelling, and rashes.
  • As compared to other similar medications, it is much less likely to make you feel sleepy.
  • Be cautious while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as it can cause dizziness and sleepiness.
  • Do not drink alcohol while taking this medication as it may cause increased sleepiness.
  • Stop taking Ebastine at least three days before taking an allergy test as it can affect the test results.

Frequently asked questions for Ebastine


Q. Is Ebastine effective?

Ebastine is effective if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not stop taking it even if you see improvement in your condition. If you stop using Ebastine too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.

Q. What should I tell my doctor before taking Ebastine?

Before taking Ebastine, inform your doctor if you have any problems with your kidneys, liver, heart or if you have or ever had epilepsy. Let your doctor know about all the other medicines or supplements you are taking because they may affect, or be affected by, this medicine. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should consult their doctor before taking Ebastine to avoid any harmful effects on the baby.

Q. Is Ebastine available over the counter?

No, Ebastine is not available over the counter. It is a prescribed medicine which should only be used when advised by the doctor.. Do not self-medicate and take it only under the supervision of a healthcare professional to avoid any unwanted side effects. Complete your course of treatment to get maximum benefit.

Q. What if I forget to take a dose of Ebastine?

If you forget a dose of Ebastine, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, take it in the regular schedule instead of taking the missed dose. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed one as this may increase the chances of developing side effects.

Q. Is Ebastine safe?

Ebastine is safe if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Take it exactly as directed and do not skip any dose. Follow your doctor's instructions carefully and let your doctor know if any of the side effects bother you.


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