What are Ebastine OD tablets 10 mg for allergy treatment?
Ebastine is a second-generation antihistamine agent with low potential for causing sedation or drowsiness. It does not penetrate the blood–brain barrier to a significant amount and has few side effects, particularly, it has no cardiac effects. By blocking H1 histamine receptors, Ebastine tablets effectively treat allergy, including urticaria, eczema or dermatitis, prurigo, skin itching and allergic rhinitis.
Active principles: ebastine
Amount: 100 tablets
Maker: Nipro Corporation, Osaka, Japan
- eczema or dermatitis,
- skin itching,
- allergic rhinitis.
How to take
Adults should take 0.5-1 tablet (5 to 10 mg of the active principle) at a time, once a day. Your doctor may adjust the dosage according to your disease, age and symptoms. These tablets contain 10 mg of the active ingredient in a tablet.
These tablets may be taken without water. You need to moisten them with saliva on the tongue, then lightly squash with the tongue and swallow with saliva. You can also take them with water or lukewarm water like usual medicines.
Contraindications: do not use for pregnant or breastfeeding women.
In very rare cases these tablets may cause drowsiness. Pay attention when driving a car, working at heights or operating dangerous machinery.
If an allergic reaction occurs, patient needs to stop using the medicine and consult with their doctor. If patient is taking any other medication or treatment, they should consult with their doctor in advance.