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Year : 1988  |  Volume : 54  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 27--29

Evaluation Of-astemizole- A New H-1 Blocking Antihistamine in Urticaria

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An open trial of astemizole a new anthistamine on 30 patients, having urticaria revealed complete relief in 28 patients. The controlling daily dose was 10 mg in 17 patients, 20 mg in 7 and 30 mg in 4. Two patients did not improve even with 40 mg a day given for 7 days. The side effects included mild sedation in 7, dryness of mouth in 3 and constipation in 2 on a dose of 20 or 30 mg a day. Laboratory parameters remained almost normal.


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