Kestine 10mg contains 10mg of Ebastine. Kestine 20mg contains 20mg Ebastine. Each 5ml Kestine liquid contains 5mg Ebastine. DESCRIPTION: Ebastine has clinically significant anti-histaminic effects. Ebastine produces a rapid, intense and long lasting inhibition of peripheral H1-receptors, devoid of untoward CNS actions and anti-cholinergic effects. No significant increase in sedation at the recommended dose of up to 20 mg has been observed.
Ebastine is indicated for the symptomatic treatment of allergic rhinitis (seasonal and perennial), whether or not associated with allergic conjunctivitis, and chronic urticaria.
DOSAGE & ADMINISTRATION:
Adults & children above 12 years: 1 tablet (10 mg) or 2(5 ml) teaspoonfuls of liquid once daily. In severe symptoms 1 tablet 20 mg or 4 (5 ml) teaspoonfuls of liquid once daily. Children: 6 to 11 years: one teaspoonfuls dose (5 ml equivalents to 5 mg) once daily. Children: 2 to 5 years: One half teaspoon dose (2.5 ml equivalent to 2.5 mg) once daily. There is no need for the dosage adjustment in patients with mild to moderate liver function disorders.
Patients with a known hypersensitivity to Ebastine or any of the tablets & liquid ingredients.
Kestine is available in 10 mg & 20 mg tablets in packs of 1x10's tablets each. Kestine Liquid in a glass bottle of 30 ml with graduated spoon.