Histaban 5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
Histaban 5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Histaban 5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Medical Description

Histaban Tablet is an antiallergic medicine used in allergic conditions such as common cold, allergic rhinitis (running nose), urticaria, insect bite and hives. It contains levocetirizine as its activ...
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ContainsLevocetirizine(5.0 Mg)
UsesAllergic rhinitis and skin allergy
Side effectsTiredness, headache, sleepiness, drowsiness, dizziness
ClassificationANTI-ALLERGIC
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Uses of Histaban 5 MG

  • Histaban Tablet is used to treat allergic symptoms such as common cold, allergic rhinitis (running nose), urticaria, insect bite and hives.
  • It is also used to relieve symptoms of allergy due to dust and pet allergies.

Contraindications of Histaban 5 MG

  • If you are allergic to levocetirizine or any other ingredients of Histaban Tablet.
  • If you have any liver disease.

Side effects of Histaban 5 MG

  • Dry mouth
  • Headache
  • Somnolence (excessive sleepiness)
  • Drowsiness
  • Constipation
  • Increased heart rate
  • Palpitations
  • Fits
  • Altered sense of taste
  • Visual disturbances

Precautions and Warnings of Histaban 5 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Histaban Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Limited information is available on the safety of Histaban Tablet in pregnant women. Hence, it is better to avoid this medicine in pregnancy unless specified by your physician.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Histaban Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Contents of Histaban Tablet pass into breast milk; therefore, it is advised not to take this medicine while breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Histaban Tablet?
A:
Caution is advised as taking Histaban Tablet may lead to drowsiness, tiredness and exhaustion. Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Histaban Tablet?
A:
Avoid drinking alcohol as it may cause an additional reduction in alertness and impairment of performance.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have kidney problems or urinary retention problems, your doctor may suggest lowering the dose of this medicine.
  • You are suffering from fits (epilepsy).
  • You may experience certain skin reactions like swelling, itching and redness immediately after you stop taking this medicine.
  • You are going to take an allergic skin test, as it may interfere with the diagnosis.

Mode of Action of Histaban 5 MG

How Does It Work?

Histamine is a substance produced in our body in case of allergies and responsible for itching, runny nose, sneezing and watery eyes. Histaban Tablet works by blocking the action of histamine and reli...
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Directions for Use of Histaban 5 MG

  • Take Histaban Tablet as a whole with a sufficient amount of water as prescribed by your doctor.
  • Do not cut, break or chew the medicine.

Interactions of Histaban 5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Histaban Tablet works, or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Medications that may interact with Histaban Tablet are theophylline (used to treat symptoms of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) and ritonavir (used to treat HIV).

Storage and disposal of Histaban 5 MG

  • Store Histaban Tablet at room temperature and away from excessive heat and moisture.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Histaban 5 MG

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose may include dizziness, nausea, rash or severe allergic reactions. If this happens to you, inform your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

Take the missed dose of Histaban Tablet as early as you remember. Skip the missed dose and avoid taking extra medicine to compensate for the missed dose.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
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Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: How long does it take for Histaban Tablet to work?

A: You can see the improvement within an hour of taking Histaban Tablet. However, it may take some time to notice the full benefits.

Q: Does Histaban Tablet make you tired and drowsy?

A: Yes, Histaban Tablet can make you tired, sleepy and weak.

Q: How long should I continue taking Histaban Tablet?

A: The duration of the medicine depends upon the condition for which you are taking Histaban Tablet. You may have to take this medicine for a longer duration if you are using it to treat symptoms of chronic urticaria or chronic allergic rhinitis (inflammation of the nose). Consult with your doctor if you are not sure about the duration of using this medicine.

Q: Can I take Histaban Tablet along with paracetamol?

A: Yes, Histaban Tablet can be taken along with paracetamol as no interaction is found between these two. Consult your doctor before taking it.
Product Details
Brand
HISTABAN
Last Updated on: 06 May 2021 | 10:00 PM (IST)
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