Kestin - a drug that suppresses allergic reactions.
Kestin relates to histamine receptors, causing muscle spasms, increase vascular permeability and thus, an allergic reaction.
The action of the drug (0, 01g) develops an hour after the internal application and lasts for two days. After completing a five-day course antihistamine effect persists for 6 days.
There are reviews of Kestin confirming that the sedation he has not.
The active ingredient of the drug - Ebastine.
Producing Kestin pills and syrup.
The analogue Kestin - drug Ebastine.
The drug is effective in allergic conjunctivitis and rhinitis, chronic idiopathic urticaria.
Kestin Guide: how to use
Syrup and tablets are inside one p / day. From time eating the drug is independent.
Children older than 15 l., Adults are advised to take the tablets at a dosage of 10-20mg Kestin syrup - 10-20ml one p / day.
Babies 6-12l one row / day give 5 mg of the preparation, which is equal to 0, 5 5ml syrup or tablet. Reviews Kestin say that a child of this age is preferable to give a syrup.
Babies 12-15l. according to the instructions laid Kestin taking 10mg of the drug - 1 tablet or 10ml syrup, and one p / day.
Adult patients with allergy to severe stages, such as long-term chronic rhinitis can take 20 mg of the drug.
Patients with impaired liver function should not take more than 10 mg per day.
The active ingredients of the analog Kestin and preparation are identical, but despite this, the therapeutic scheme may vary, so when selecting an analogue for the treatment should consult a doctor.
Side effects Kestin
During the application Kestin may occur insomnia, headache, abdominal pain, dry mouth, drowsiness, nausea, fatigue, sinusitis.
In case of overdose has been increasing side effects. Antidote have no preparation, so the patient was washed stomach, the necessary symptomatic treatment.
Kestin and analogue Kestin not recommended for use by children under 6 l., Pregnant women, nursing women, patients with hypersensitivity to the facility.
In kidney, liver failure Kestin should be taken with caution.
In psychomotor reaction, concentration is not affected by the drug.
Do not combine with ebastine erythromycin, ketoconazole. It is found that the combination of the drug diazepam, cimetidine, theophylline, ethanol, indirect anticoagulants has no clinically significant effect.