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BILASTERO 20MG TAB

Country of origin: INDIA

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MRP 120

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BILASTERO 20MG TAB

Bilastero 20Mg tablet
Uses and Benefits

Uses and Benefits

Bilastero 20Mg tablet belongs to a group of drugs known as anti-histamines. It is a safe and effective commonly prescribed non-sedating H1-antihistamine approved for symptomatic treatment in patients with allergic disorders such as rhino-conjunctivitis and urticaria (itchy rashes found on the skin that are triggered by an allergic reaction to food, medicines or other irritants in the environment) and Hay fever (a condition that arises as a result of the body’s response to external factors such as allergens). This medicine is used in treating various allergic conditions such as runny nose, stuffy nose, sneezing, watery eyes, coughing and sneezing. By blocking certain chemical messengers in the body, the tablet reduces rashes, itching, inflammation in airways and makes breathing easier. However, the uses mentioned here are not exhaustive. There may be other conditions for which the medication may be used upon your doctor’s discretion.

Composition

Composition

The active ingredient of Bilastero 20Mg tablet is Bilastine (20Mg)

Mechanism of Action of Drugs

Mechanism of Action of Drugs

Bilastine, an anti-allergic medicine, treats symptoms such as itching, inflammation and rashes by blocking the effects of histamine (chemical messenger) in the body.

Contraindications and Cautions

Contraindications and Caution

Patients with following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their healthcare professionals before using Bilastero 20Mg tablet:

  • Hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients used in the tablet, aspirin and other NSAIDs
  • Pheochromocytoma
  • Caution:
  • Alcohol consumption
  • Renal impairment
  • Children and elderly
  • Pregnancy and lactation
Side Effects

Side and Adverse Effects

The following side effects may or may not occur during the usage of Bilastero 20Mg tablet. It is usually well tolerated when taken in the recommended dosage guidelines. Most of the side effects are generally mild and you may experience one or more of the following symptoms:

  • Headache
  • Stomach pain
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Weakness
  • Diarrhea
  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
How to Use

How to Use

Take Bilastero 20Mg tablet as instructed by your doctor. Swallow the tablet whole with water, immediately after opening it from the strip. Do not break or crush or chew the tablet.
Avoid missing or forgetting the dose. If you do, take it as soon as you remember; but if it’s almost time for your next dose, skip it and take it according to your normal schedule. Don’t swallow two doses at the same time which is dangerous to your health.
This tablet should be taken on an empty stomach at least one hour before or two hours after food. Take the tablet at the same time every day as it helps to maintain a consistent level of medicine in the body.
Do not change the dose or stop taking the medicine before completion of the course or without consulting your doctor. Continue to use this drug until completion of the maximum amount suggested even though the symptoms disappear after the medicine has begun.

Overdosage

Avoid taking medicine more than the prescribed dosage. If you notice any unusual or abnormal reactions after taking the tablet, promptly seek medical attention. Depending on the dosage of Bilastero 20Mg tablet, symptoms vary in individuals, you may experience one or more of the following symptoms:

  • Abdominal pain
  • Somnolence
  • Excessive thirst
  • Headache
  • Vomiting
  • Psychomotor hyperactivity
Warnings and Precautions

Warnings and Precautions

Use this tablet only on the advice of medical practitioner. Dose adjustments or complete avoidance of the Bilastero 20Mg tablet may be required in the following conditions:

Kidney:

Caution is advised among people with kidney problems. Close monitoring of kidney function and adjustments of dose of the medicine may be needed based on the clinical condition of the patient. If you have any renal problems, it is highly recommended that you consult doctor before the consumption of this tablet.

Liver:

Caution is advised among people with liver problems. Dose adjustments of the tablet may be needed. If you have any hepatic problems, it is highly recommended that you consult doctor before the consumption of this medicine.

Pregnancy:

Bilastero 20Mg tablet is not considered safe to use in pregnant women unless the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved. Despite the fact that there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown no or low effects on the developing baby. It is recommended that you consult your doctor before consumption of this medicine.

Lactation:

This medicine is considered safe to use in nursing mothers unless the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved. Since limited information is available about the safety of taking this tablet, consult your doctor if you are nursing mother and stay on the safe side.

Alcohol:

Consumption of alcohol with this medicine is not recommended as it increases side effects of the medicine. If you notice any unusual or abnormal reactions after taking the tablet, report to your doctor immediately. If you consume alcohol on regular basis, relevant dose adjustments of the medicine may be necessary depending on your clinical condition.

Driving:

The tablet may decrease alertness, cause impaired judgement, affect your vision and make you feel dizzy, difficulty in concentration, fatigue, light headedness. Do not drive, operate heavy machinery or involve in any works which may demand your attention or physical strength.

Food:

Grape fruit juice may reduce the absorption of this medicine in the body.

Drug Interactions:

Inform your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines which includes over-the-counter drugs, herbal tonics, supplements and medicines that you buy without a prescription. Alert your doctor if you are taking Bilastero 20Mg tablet with seizure medicines (carbamazepine, phenytoin, phenobarbital), rifamycin antibiotics (rifampicin, rifabutin), fluconazole, cimetidine, ketoconazole, erythromycin, gemfibrozil, CNS depressants, medicines for chest pain (Nitro-glycerine).

Precautions
  • Do not use this tablet post the expiry date
  • Do not use this medication for durations longer than suggested by your doctor
  • Store at room temperature (20-30 degree Celsius)
  • Keep the tablet out of reach of children, away from moisture and light
FDA Pregnancy Category

FDA Pregnancy Category

Category B: Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.


Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions
Q1. What is the use of the Bilastero 20Mg tablet?

It is a safe and effective commonly prescribed non-sedating H1-antihistamine approved for symptomatic treatment in patients with allergic disorders such as rhino-conjunctivitis and urticaria (itchy rashes found on the skin that are triggered by an allergic reaction to food, medicines or other irritants in the environment) and Hay fever (a condition that arises as a result of the body’s response to external factors such as allergens). This medicine is used in treating various allergic conditions such as runny nose, stuffy nose, sneezing, watery eyes, coughing and sneezing. By blocking certain chemical messengers in the body, the tablet reduces rashes, itching, inflammation in airways and makes breathing easier.

Q2. What are the side effects of the Bilastero 20Mg tablet?

The tablet is well tolerated when taken in prescribed dosage guidelines. Most common side effects include headache, stomach pain, weakness, diarrhea, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, and drowsiness.

Q3. Should we take Bilastero 20Mg tablet with food or without food?

This tablet should be taken on an empty stomach at least one hour before or two hours after food.

Q4. What are the precautions to be followed while taking the Bilastero 20Mg tablet?

If you ever had impaired kidney function, sever liver impairment or heart disease, let your doctor know before taking this medicine. Inform your doctor about all the medicines you take to ensure that you are healthy. This medicine is contraindicated in patients with hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients used in the tablet, aspirin and other NSAIDs. Caution is advised among patients with alcohol consumption, renal impairment, children and elderly, pregnancy and lactation.

Q5. Does Bilastero 20Mg tablet make you sleepy?

The tablet may decrease alertness, cause impaired judgement, affect your vision and make you feel dizzy, difficulty in concentration, fatigue, light headedness. Do not drive, operate heavy machinery or involve in any works which may demand your attention or physical strength.

Q6. Is Bilastero 20Mg tablet harmful? What does an overdose of Bilastero 20Mg tablet lead to?

The tablet is usually well tolerated when taken in the recommended dosage guidelines. Over dose of the medicine may lead to abdominal pain, somnolence, excessive thirst, headache, vomiting, psychomotor hyperactivity.

Q7. Can I take Bilastero 20Mg tablet during pregnancy?

The tablet is considered safe to use in pregnant women unless the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved. Despite the fact that there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown no or low adverse effects on the developing baby. It is recommended that you consult your doctor before consumption of this medicine.

Q8. Can Bilastero 20Mg tablet be taken without a doctor’s prescription?

No, do not take the medicine without doctor’s prescription.

Q9. Is it okay to drink alcohol while I am on the Bilastero 20Mg tablet?

Consumption of alcohol with this medicine is not recommended as it increases side effects of the medicine. If you notice any unusual or abnormal reactions after taking the tablet, report to your doctor immediately. If you consume alcohol on regular basis, relevant dose adjustments of the medicine may be necessary depending on your clinical condition.

Q10. How to store Bilastero 20Mg tablet?

Store the medicine at room temperature (20-30 degree Celsius) in a cool and dry place. Keep the tablet according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Store the medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed.

Q11. If I have trouble swallowing Bilastero 20Mg tablet, can I mix it in water and drink it?

This tablet is designed to be swallowed with water. If you take them in a way they weren’t intended to be used, you could experience an overdose if the active constituent enters the blood stream too quickly. Alternatively, if it enters your body too slowly, it may never achieve a high enough concentration to be completely functional.

Q12. Can we give Bilastero 20Mg tablet to children?

This medicine is not recommended for children below 12 years of age since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established.

Q13. By when should I start seeing the results of the Bilastero 20Mg tablet?

The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action in the body is within one hour of administration.

Q14. How long does the effect of Bilastero 20Mg tablet last?

The amount of time for which this medicine remains active on the body is for about 8 hours after administration.

Q15. Can we take Bilastero 20Mg tablet daily? If yes, how many tablets can we take everyday?

Medicines should always be taken under medical supervision. Take the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor: for dosage and duration. Most recommended dose is one tablet a day.

Q16. For how many days should I take the Bilastero 20Mg tablet?

The number of days that any medicine must be taken varies from patient to patient; and case to case. So always stick to your doctor’s suggestion about how many days to take this medicine.

Q17. When should I take Bilastero 20Mg tablet?

Use the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor for the dosage and duration.

Note: All of the above information is for reference purpose only. It is always recommended that you consult a medical professional.

Seller Information
Manufactured By

HETERO HEALTHCARE LTD

sy.no 80-84, melange towers,patrika nagar,madhapur,hyderabad

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HETERO HEALTHCARE LTD

sy.no 80-84, melange towers,patrika nagar,madhapur,hyderabad

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