Introduction of Histaban 5mg Tablet
Histaban 5mg tablet contains levocetirizine which belongs to the group of medicines called antihistamines. It is used to treat symptoms associated with allergic rhinitis (such as nasal congestion, itchy nose, repeated sneezing and red, watery and/or itchy eyes) and urticaria (allergic skin condition causing reddish raised patches on the skin with severe itching) in both adults and in children (aged 6 years or above).
Take Histaban 5mg tablet as directed by your physician. It is preferably taken during the evenings or at bedtime with or without meals. Before taking Histaban 5mg tablet, inform your doctor if you have any liver or kidney problems. You must also inform your doctor if you have epilepsy or difficulty in passing urine.
Histaban 5mg tablet is not recommended for use in patients with severe kidney impairment. It should be used in pregnant or breastfeeding women only if it is considered necessary by the physician.
Histaban 5mg tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and tiredness. Therefore, restrict yourself from engaging into activities that requires complete concentration (such as driving or handling heavy tools or machines) as a precaution.
Other most common side effects of taking Histaban 5mg tablet are dryness of mouth, headache and constipation. Consult your doctor if they trouble you.
Uses Of Histaban 5mg
It is used in adults and in children (aged 6 years or above) to treat symptoms associated with.
- Allergic rhinitis (such as nasal congestion, itchy nose, repeated sneezing and red, watery, and itchy eyes)
- Chronic Idiopathic Urticaria (severe skin rash with reddish raised patches and itching)
Benefits Of Histaban 5mg
In Treatment of Allergic conditions
Histaban 5mg tablet provides relief from symptoms such as blocked or runny nose, sneezing, and itchy or watery eyes. This will make it easier for you to go about your daily activities. It can also give relief from allergic reactions after insect bites and symptoms of hives and eczema such as rash, swelling, itching, and irritation. This will improve the appearance of your skin and you may find that your mood and self-confidence improve as well. It rarely has any serious side effects and you may only need to take it on days you have symptoms. Moreover, Histaban 5mg tablet may make you feel less sleepy as compared to other antihistamine medicines. If you are taking it to prevent getting symptoms you should use it regularly to get the most benefit.
How Histaban 5mg tablet works
Histaban 5mg tablet is an anti-allergic medicine. It reduces allergic reactions by blocking the release of certain chemicals (histamines) in the body that triggers the allergic response. As a result, it provides relief from the symptoms of allergic rhinitis and urticaria.
Side effects of Histaban 5mg
Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them.
Common Side effects
- Dry mouth
- Diarrhea, constipation
- Difficulty in sleeping
Uncommon Side effects
- Stomach (abdominal) pain
How Histaban tablet works
Histaban 5mg tablet is an antihistaminic medication. It treats allergy symptoms such as itching, swelling, and rashes by blocking the effects of a chemical messenger (histamine) in the body.
FAQs about Histaban 5mg tablet
1. Can Histaban 5mg tablet reduce allergic symptoms?
Ans. Yes. Histaban 5mg tablet is used to reduce symptoms associated with allergic rhinitis (such as nasal congestion, itchy nose, repeated sneezing and red, watery and/or itchy eyes) and urticaria (skin rash with itching).
2. Is Histaban 5mg tablet addictive in nature?
Ans. No. Histaban 5mg tablet is not addictive in nature and you can take it as long as it benefits you. If you are doubtful, consult your doctor for advice.
3. Can Histaban 5mg tablet be used in children?
Ans. Histaban 5mg tablet should be used in children and adolescents (aged 6 years or above) only if prescribed by the physician. It is not recommended for use in children aged below 6 years. Therefore, consult your doctor for advice.