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What prescription antihistamines are available?

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Prescription antihistamines include:

  • Azelastine eye drops (Optivar)
  • Azelastine nasal sprays (Astelin, Astepro)
  • Carbinoxamine (Palgic)
  • Cyproheptadine
  • Desloratadine (Clarinex)
  • Emedastine eye drops (Emadine)
  • Hydroxyzine (Atarax, Vistaril)
  • Levocabastine eye drops (Livostin)
  • Levocabastine oral (Xyzal)

SOURCES:

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology: "NAB: Frequently Asked Questions."

AAAAI Allergy & Asthma Medication Guide: "Tips to Remember: Asthma & Allergy Medications."

Rakel, D. 2007. Integrative Medicine,

Wallace, D.V. , August 2008. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology

Motala C. , June 2009. Current Allergy & Clinical Immunology

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on May 15, 2019

SOURCES:

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology: "NAB: Frequently Asked Questions."

AAAAI Allergy & Asthma Medication Guide: "Tips to Remember: Asthma & Allergy Medications."

Rakel, D. 2007. Integrative Medicine,

Wallace, D.V. , August 2008. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology

Motala C. , June 2009. Current Allergy & Clinical Immunology

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on May 15, 2019

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