Kestine (ebastine) Side Effects

Usually Kestine is a very safe drug but sometimes patients experience very rare side effects that include; Headache, asthenia, nervous excitement, gastic intolerance, diarrhea and constipation. If you notice any other side effects not mentioned here, please inform your doctor.

Effects on Ability to Drive and Use Machines

In man, psychomotor function has been investigated extensively and no effect was found at recommended therapeutic dose. A study focused on car driving ability indicated that ebestine did not induce any driving impairment even at 30 mg. Based on these results, Kestine at recommended therapeutic doses does not affect the ability to drive and operate machine.

Directions to Use

  • Kestine tablets are scored in order to allow breakability and flexibility in dose administration
  • Kostin liquid preparation can be administered directly or mixed with water
  • Graduated dosing spoon ensures exact dose administration


Single doses of 50 to 90 mg (5 to 9 times the recommended therapeutic dose (have been well tolerated and do not affect vital constants. Up to date, no case has been reported on ebastine intoxication If there is any sign of intoxication, proceed to gastric washing and administration of the appropnate symptomatic maintenance treatment.

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