Bilastine: a lifetime companion for the treatment of allergies.

This article summarizes available data on the use of bilastine in the treatment of allergic disorders in different age groups, including younger and older adults, and school-age children and adolescents. Methods: A PubMed literature search ("bilastine") was conducted to 25 February 2019. Additional literature known to the authors and identified from the reference lists of cited publications was included. Results: Bilastine is administered orally at a dose of 20 mg once daily in adults and adolescents aged ≥12 years and 10 mg once daily in children aged 6 to
Source: Current Medical Research and Opinion - Category: Research Tags: Curr Med Res Opin Source Type: research

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Source: Allergy, Asthma and Clinical Immunology - Category: Allergy & Immunology Authors: Tags: Review Source Type: research
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Source: American Journal of Perinatology - Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Authors: Tags: Original Article Source Type: research
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Source: Health News from Medical News Today - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Allergy Source Type: news
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Source: Journal of Asthma - Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: J Asthma Source Type: research
Abstract Histamine, acting predominantly via the H1-receptor, is an important mediator of the symptoms of allergy, and H1-antihistamines, which stabilise the receptor in its inactive form, are the treatment of choice for some chronic allergic conditions. Ebastine is a well-established oral second-generation H1-antihistamine. It is administered once daily at a dose of 10-20 mg and is available as a standard tablet and also as a fast-dissolving tablet that disintegrates in the mouth. Ebastine has demonstrated to be efficacious at relieving symptoms in patients with allergic rhinitis or urticaria in multiple clinical...
Source: Journal of Investigational Allergology and Clinical Immunology - Category: Allergy & Immunology Authors: Tags: J Investig Allergol Clin Immunol Source Type: research
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Source: Italian Journal of Pediatrics - Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research
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Source: Advances in Dermatology and Allergology - Category: Dermatology Tags: Postepy Dermatol Alergol Source Type: research
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Source: International Archives of Allergy and Immunology - Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: research
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Source: Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology - Category: Allergy & Immunology Authors: Tags: M450 Source Type: research
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