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Ebast M Tablet

Manufactured byMICRO LABS LTD
ContainsEbastine (10 mg) + Montelukast (10 mg)
Description

Ebast M Tablet is a combination medicine which may be used to treat and prevent allergic symptoms associated with rhinitis and seasonal allergies. These symptoms include a runny nose, watery eyes, sneezing, itching, hives, etc.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Ebast M Tablet

  • Headache
  • Dry mouth
  • Drowsiness
  • Abdominal pain
  • Nausea
  • Chest tightness
  • Blurred vision
  • Skin Rash

Uses of Ebast M Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Allergic rhinitis
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The effect of this medicine can be observed within 1 to 3 hours of administration of the dose.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 24 hours.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Consumption of alcohol is not recommended while receiving this medicine due to the increased risk of adverse effects. Avoid performing activities that need high mental alertness like driving a vehicle or operating heavy machinery if alcohol and this medicine are used together.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit-forming tendencies were reported.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may prescribe a safer alternative based on your clinical condition.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may advise you to discontinue breastfeeding or to discontinue the drug based on your clinical condition.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to ebastine, montelukast, or any other inactive ingredients present in the formulation.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may prescribe a safer alternative based on your clinical condition.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may advise you to discontinue breastfeeding or to discontinue the drug based on your clinical condition.
General warnings

Acute asthma

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients having an acute and severe attack of asthma.

CNS Depression

This medicine may cause mild to moderate CNS depression resulting in sleepiness, difficulty in concentrating, etc. It is advised that you do not perform any activities that require high mental alertness such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you experience these side effects during treatment with this medicine.

Use in Elderly

This medicine should be used with caution in the elderly population due to the increased risk of serious adverse effects. Appropriate dose adjustments may be necessary based on the clinical condition.

Use in Children

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients below 12 years of age since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established. However, your doctor may prescribe this medicine if the benefits significantly outweigh the risks. In such a case, the patient should be monitored closely for any adverse effects.

Other medicines

This medicine may interact with many other medicines and may cause undesired side effects. It is advised that you report to the doctor all your current medicines including any herbs and supplements before beginning treatment with this medicine.

Behaviour and mood changes

This medicine may cause changes in behavior and mood. Symptoms such as agitation, irritability, anxiety, unusual dreams, suicidal thoughts, etc. should be reported to the doctor immediately. Caution is advised while giving this medicine to people with pre-existing psychiatric disorders. Replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

Phenylketonuria

This medicine should be used with caution in patients having Phenylketonuria as some components of this medicine may cause severe adverse effects in such patients. Report any unusual symptoms to the doctor immediately. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Missed Dose

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next scheduled dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed one.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

N/A

Instructions

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended while receiving this medicine due to the increased risk of adverse effects. Avoid performing activities that need high mental alertness like driving a vehicle or operating heavy machinery if alcohol and this medicine are used together.
Interaction with Medicine

Carbamazepine

Fluconazole

Phenytoin

Phenobarbital

Erythromycin

Chlorpheniramine

Ketoconazole

Disease interactions

Liver Disease

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with liver diseases due to the increased risk of adverse effects. Regular monitoring of liver function tests is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Kidney Disease

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with kidney diseases due to the increased risk of adverse effects. Regular monitoring of kidney function tests is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take this medicine as advised by your doctor. It can be taken with or without food. Do not take in larger amounts than advised/prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Ensure that the treatment course is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.
Miscelleneous

Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor

To be taken as instructed by doctor

May cause sleepiness

How it works
This medicine works by reducing the concentration of certain chemical substances in the body which are responsible for allergic responses in the body.
Legal Status

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Classification

Category

Antihistamines, Leukotriene modifiers

Schedule

Schedule H

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https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/medicine/28220

DailyMed - Montelukast tablet [Internet]. Dailymed.nlm.nih.gov.2019 [cited 23 May 2019]. Available from:

https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=ccbbf0d6-efd9-4fdd-9e7b-e3d293062609

J S. Ebastine in allergic rhinitis and chronic idiopathic urticaria. - PubMed - NCBI [Internet]. Ncbi.nlm.nih.gov. 2019 [cited 23 May 2019]. Available from:

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19032340

Incepta Pharmaceuticals | Product details [Internet]. Inceptapharma.com. 2019 [cited 23 May 2019]. Available from:

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