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Sedating Antihistamines and Non-Sedating Antihistamines
Variations among non-sedating antihistamines: are there real differences?
Contributors: RDM first noticed the relevant differences in reporting rates, did the initial analyses, wrote the first draft of the paper, and is the guarantor. GP was responsible for the data processing assisted by Gillian Pearce. ND undertook the final and independent statistical analysis. SS was responsible for the discussions balancing the statistical and clinical perspectives of the study. To investigate the frequency with which sedation was reported in post-marketing surveillance studies of four second generation antihistamines: loratadine, cetirizine, fexofenadine, and acrivastine.
Comparative efficacy of non-sedating antihistamine updosing in patients with chronic urticaria
These antihistamines represent a heterogenous group of compounds with differing chemical structures, adverse effects, distribution, and metabolism. Symptoms treated effectively include sneezing, rhinorrhea, nasal pruritus, ocular pruritus, tearing, and redness of the eyes [FDA label]. Symptoms treated effectively include sneezing, rhinorrhea, postnasal discharge, nasal pruritus, ocular pruritus, and tearing [FDA label]. It markedly reduces the occurrence, severity, and duration of hives and significantly reduces pruritus [FDA label].
There is now little role for sedating antihistamines in allergic conditions. Less sedating antihistamines are equally efficacious. The less sedating antihistamines can be taken long term with no loss of efficacy, and an ongoing good safety profile. Antihistamines are used in the management of allergic conditions. They are useful for treating the itching that results from the release of histamine.