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ASTEMIZOLE-ORAL, Hismanal

GENERIC NAME: ASTEMIZOLE - ORAL (ast-EMM-eh-zole)

BRAND NAME(S): Hismanal

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WARNING: Though occurring rarely, severe (sometimes fatal) heart problems have occurred in patients using astemizole. Do not exceed the dose prescribed by your doctor. Do not take this drug if you have liver problems or are also using azole antifungals (e.g., ketoconazole), macrolide antibiotics (e.g., erythromycin), mibefradil, or quinine. If you faint, stop using this drug immediately and contact your doctor.




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