BILASHINE DT Tablet 10's

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INTRODUCTION

BILASHINE DT TABLET contains Bilastine which belongs to the group of medicines called Antihistamines. It is used in children (from 6 to 11 years of age with a body weight of at least 20 kg) to relieve the symptoms of hay fever (such as sneezing, itching, runny and stuffy nose and red or watery eyes) and other forms of allergic rhinitis, which is usually caused by an allergen such as pollen, dust, mold or flakes of skin from certain animals. It is also used to treat itchy skin rashes (hives or urticaria). Hives is a skin rash that may result from allergy which is triggered by reaction to food, medicine or other irritants.

BILASHINE DT TABLET should be used with caution in children having a moderate or severe kidney or liver impairment. Avoid giving BILASHINE DT TABLET to your child with food or with grapefruit juice or other fruit juices, as this will decrease the effect of this medicine.

It is not recommended for use in pregnant and breast-feeding women, since this dosage form is specifically used in children. BILASHINE DT TABLET is not recommended for use in children (under 6 years of age with a body weight below 20 kg). The most common side effects of taking BILASHINE DT TABLET are headache, nasal irritation, eye irritation and stomach pain. Consult your child’s doctor if any of the side effects worsens.

USES OF BILASHINE DT TABLET

It is used in children (from 6 to 11 years of age with a body weight of at least 20 kg) to:

  • relieve symptoms of hay fever (such as sneezing, itching, runny, blocked-up nose and red or watery eyes) and other forms of allergic rhinitis  
  • treat itchy skin rashes (hives or urticaria)     

HOW BILASHINE DT TABLET WORKS

BILASHINE DT TABLET works by stopping the binding of histamine (a chemical that is produced by the immune system) to its receptor in the body and in severe cases it prevents the initiation of an allergic reaction.        

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Give BILASHINE DT TABLET to your child as advised by the physician. Place BILASHINE DT TABLET in the mouth of your child and advise them to swallow the medicine after it gets completely dispersed in the saliva. Alternatively, you may disperse the medicine in a teaspoon of water before giving it to your child.

You should exclusively use water for dispersion, do not use grapefruit juice or any other fruit juices. Ensure that no medicine remains in the spoon. Give BILASHINE DT TABLET to your child one hour before or two hours after they have taken any food or fruit juices. Your child’s doctor will decide the correct dose and duration of BILASHINE DT TABLET for your child depending upon the age, body weight and disease condition.  

SIDE EFFECTS OF BILASHINE DT TABLET

COMMON

  • headache
  • rhinitis (nasal irritation)
  • allergic conjunctivitis (eye irritation)
  • stomach pain (abdominal/upper abdominal pain)

UNCOMMON

  • dizziness
  • eye irritation
  • loss of consciousness
  • diarrhea, nausea
  • lip swelling
  • eczema, hives
  • fatigue (extreme tiredness)

RARE

Stop giving BILASHINE DT TABLET to your child and contact doctor immediately if your child experiences any of the following side effects:  

  • allergic reaction (signs include difficulty in breathing, dizziness, collapsing or losing consciousness, swelling of the face, lips, tongue, or throat, and/or swelling and redness of the skin)

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Headache:  

Apply hot or cold-water bag on your child’s head. Advise your child to take rest in a quiet room. Massage child’s scalp or head with mild pressure for relieving effect. Consult child’s doctor if the symptom does not improve. 

Nausea:

Follow simple meal plan for your child. Avoid giving foods that are oily, fried or spicy foods. Do not let your child to lie down or sleep immediately after eating. Consult child’s doctor if the symptom does not improve.     

Diarrhoea:

Advise your child to drink plenty of water and stay hydrated. Avoid giving your child a high-fat diet or spicy foods. Try to avoid giving any medicine on your own to your child to treat diarrhea. Consult child’s doctor if the symptom gets worse.

Stomach pain:

Advice your child to rest and relax. Tell your child to eat and drink slowly or try to have lesser and more frequent meals. Keep a heat pad on child’s stomach to relieve pain. Consult child’s doctor if the symptom gets worse.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

BILASHINE DT TABLET is not recommended for use in pregnant women since this dosage form is used only in children (aged 6 to 11 years).    

BREASTFEEDING

BILASHINE DT TABLET is not recommended for use in breast-feeding women since this dosage form is used only in children (aged 6 to 11 years).      

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

Do not let your child ride bicycles or drive other vehicles or operate machinery unless you know how BILASHINE DT TABLET affects your child.

ALCOHOL

BILASHINE DT TABLET does not increase the drowsiness produced by alcohol. Consult your child’s doctor for advice.

KIDNEY

BILASHINE DT TABLET should be used with caution in children suffering from moderate to severe kidney impairment. Consult your child’s doctor for advice.  

LIVER

BILASHINE DT TABLET should be used with caution in children suffering from moderate to severe liver impairment. Consult your child’s doctor for advice.  

ALLERGY

Do not give BILASHINE DT TABLET to your child if they are allergic to Bilastine or any other ingredients of this medicine.

OTHERS

Use in pediatrics:

BILASHINE DT TABLET is not recommended for use in children (under 6 years of age with a body weight below 20 kg). Consult your child’s doctor for advice.

Use in geriatrics:

For elderly patients, a more suitable dosage form of BILASHINE DT TABLET is available. Consult your doctor for advice.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug-Drug interactions:

Before giving BILASHINE DT TABLET to your child, inform to child’s doctor if your child is taking any of the following medicines:

  • ketoconazole (used to treat fungal infections)
  • medicines used to treat bacterial infections (Ex. erythromycin, rifampicin)
  • diltiazem (used to treat angina)
  • cyclosporine (used to suppress the immune system to avoid organ rejection after transplantation)
  • ritonavir (used to treat HIV infection)

B. Drug-Food interactions:

Avoid giving BILASHINE DT TABLET to your child with food or with grapefruit juice or other fruit juices, as this will decrease the effect of this medicine.

Overdosage:

If your child or anyone else accidentally takes too much of BILASHINE DT TABLET, consult your child’s doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital. Overdosage symptoms of BILASHINE DT TABLET includes dizziness, headache and nausea.   

SYNOPSIS

Drug :  

Bilastine

Pharmacological Category :  

Antihistamine

Therapeutic Indication :  

Relieves symptoms of hay fever, Treats itchy skin rashes (hives)

Dosage Forms :  

Tablet, Dispersible tablet, Oral Solution, Syrup

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep BILASHINE DT TABLET out of reach of children
  • Store BILASHINE DT TABLET at room temperature

 

FAQs ABOUT BILASHINE DT TABLET

What is BILASHINE DT TABLET used for?

BILASHINE DT TABLET is used in children (from 6 to 11 years of age with a body weight of at least 20 kg) to relieve the symptoms of hay fever (such as sneezing, itching, runny and stuffy nose and red or watery eyes) and other forms of allergic rhinitis, which is usually caused by an allergen such as pollen, dust, mold or flakes of skin from certain animals. It is also used to treat itchy skin rashes (hives or urticaria).

What are the common side effects of BILASHINE DT TABLET?

The most common side effects of taking BILASHINE DT TABLET are headache, nasal rhinitis (nasal irritation), allergic conjunctivitis (eye irritation) and stomach pain. Consult your child’s doctor if any of the side effects worsens.

How to administer BILASHINE DT TABLET to my child?

Place BILASHINE DT TABLET in the mouth of your child and advise them to swallow the medicine after it gets completely dispersed in the saliva. Alternatively, you may disperse the medicine in a teaspoon of water before giving it to your child. You should exclusively use water for dispersion, do not use grapefruit juice or any other fruit juices. Ensure that no medicine remains in the spoon. Give BILASHINE DT TABLET to your child one hour before or two hours after they have taken any food or fruit juices.     

Can BILASHINE DT TABLET be used in children suffering from kidney impairment?

BILASHINE DT TABLET should be used with caution in children suffering from moderate to severe kidney impairment. Your child’s doctor may monitor the kidney function test before and during treatment with BILASHINE DT TABLET to prevent the risk of any unusual effects. Consult your child’s doctor for advice.      

Can I give BILASHINE DT TABLET to my child with food?

Avoid giving BILASHINE DT TABLET to your child with food or with grapefruit juice or other fruit juices, as this will decrease the effect of this medicine leading to poor therapeutic outcome. Give BILASHINE DT TABLET to your child one hour before or two hours after they have taken any food or fruit juices.   

REFERENCES

1. Dan L. Longo, Anthony S. Fauci, Dennis L. Kasper, Stephen L. Hauser, J. Larry Jameson, Joseph Loscalzo. Allergy, Clinical Immunology, and Rheumatology. Harrison’s Manual of Medicine. 18th edition. Page- 1064.

2. Novak, Zoltan, Anahí Yanez, Ildiko Kiss, Piotr Kuna, Miguel Tortajada-Girbes, Roman Valiente. Safety and tolerability of bilastine 10 mg administered for 12 weeks in children with allergic diseases. Wiley Online Library. February 2016. [Accessed on 19th September 2022] https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/pai.12555

3. Faes Farma, S.A. Pharmacokinetic Study of Bilastine in Children From 2 to < 12 Years of Age With Either Allergic Rhinoconjunctivitis (AR) or Chronic Urticaria (CU). NIH U.S. National Library of Medicine. ClinicalTrials.gov. [Revised in September 2012] [Accessed on 19th September 2022] https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01081574?term=bilastine+10+mg&draw=2&rank=4

4. Faes Farma, S.A. Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC). [Revised in December 2020] [Accessed on 19th September 2022] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.11727.pdf

USEFUL DIAGNOSTIC TESTS

  • Absolute Eosinophil Count
  • Peripheral Smear Examination
  • Total IgE test

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1 N
    Item Weight
    17.5 g
    Ingredient
    Bilastine 10 MG
    Hsn Code
    30049099
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BILASHINE DT Tablet 10's

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