What is Ebastine–Phenylephrine used for?
Ebastine–Phenylephrine is an antihistamine medication used in the treatment of allergic disorders. It is a combination medication composed of Ebastine and Phenylephrine. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.
What is the recommended dosage of Ebastine–Phenylephrine?
The dosage of Ebastine–Phenylephrine prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.
What if you miss a dose of Ebastine–Phenylephrine?
If your physician has instructed or directed you to take Ebastine–Phenylephrine medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses unless otherwise directed.
What if you overdose on Ebastine–Phenylephrine?
Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Ebastine–Phenylephrine, seek medical attention immediately.
What other drugs could interact with Ebastine–Phenylephrine?
Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Ebastine–Phenylephrine, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.
Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.
What are the side effects of Ebastine–Phenylephrine?
Like other medicines, Ebastine–Phenylephrine can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Ebastine–Phenylephrine are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.
It is pertinent to note that side effects of Ebastine–Phenylephrine cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Ebastine–Phenylephrine develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Ebastine–Phenylephrine.
What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Ebastine–Phenylephrine?
Is it possible for me to take Ebastine–Phenylephrine with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I take Ebastine–Phenylephrine?
What are the possible drug interactions of Ebastine–Phenylephrine?
How will Ebastine–Phenylephrine work in my body?
How should Ebastine–Phenylephrine be taken?
How to reduce the risk of Ebastine–Phenylephrine drug interactions and side effects?
The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. It should not be understood to indicate that the use of Ebastine–Phenylephrine is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug.