Bilastine is commonly used to treat allergic conditions.
Bilastine is a non-sedating and long-acting antihistamine. It acts as an antagonist at the H1 receptors, preventing histamine from triggering immune-mediated reactions that cause allergic conditions.
Headache, Abdominal pain, Diarrhea, Weight gain Increased appetite, Thirst, Shortness of Breath, Anxiety, Fever, Insomnia
Bilastine is safe to be consumed with alcohol. However, it is still safe to not binge drink after taking Bilastine as it may exacerbate side effects.
Animal studies have shown that there aren't any foetal risks so far, but there are none or limited human studies done at this point so it is best to consult your doctor before taking Bilastine.
Bilastine has been found to be excreted in animal's breast milk but no proper human studies have been done. Therefore, it is best to discuss with your doctor.
Bilastine usually does not affect the ability to drive. Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Bilastine may cause increased side effects especially in patients with moderate kidney disease. Dose adjustments may still be required so please consult your doctor.
Bilastine should be safe in patients with liver disease.