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Brand Name:
Kestine
Generic Name:
Ebastine

COMPOSITION:

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.

INDICATIONS:

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.

CONTRAINDICATIONS:

Patients with a known hypersensitivity to Ebastine or any of the tablets & liquid ingredients.

PRESENTATION:

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.

Patients should consult with their physician before taking any medicine.