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clemastine

 [klem´as-tēn]
an antihistamine with sedative and anticholinergic effects; used as the fumarate salt in the treatment of nasal, eye, and skin manifestations of allergic reactions, including allergic rhinitis, conjunctivitis, and itching, and also as an ingredient in cough and cold preparations, administered orally.

clemastine

/clem·as·tine/ (klem´as-tēn) an antihistamine with anticholinergic and sedative effects, used as the fumarate salt.

clemastine

[klemas′tēn]
an antihistamine.
indications It is prescribed in the treatment of symptoms of allergic rhinitis, pruritus, or conjunctivitis.
contraindications Use by lactating mothers or those undergoing monamine oxidase inhibitor therapy or having known sensitivity to this drug or other antihistamines is contraindicated. It is also contraindicated with narrow-angle glaucoma, asthma, symptomatic prostatic hypertrophy, and bladder-neck destruction.
adverse effects Among the most serious adverse reactions are hypersensitivity, skin rash, and tachycardia. Transient drowsiness commonly occurs.

clemastine

A sedating antihistamine and anticholinergic used for managing allergic rhinitis and hay fever.

Adverse effects
CNS depression or stimulation; the latter is more common in children and may be accompanied by excitement, hallucinations, ataxia, incoordination, spasms, athetosis, hyperthermia, cyanosis, hyperreflexia and cardiorespiratory arrest.

clemastine

An ANTIHISTAMINE drug used to treat hay fever and other allergic conditions. A brand name is Tavegil.
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Within this collection was an over-the-counter antihistamine called clemastine.
This long sought-after result was achieved through the use of a common medication, the antihistamine clemastine fumarate, in the preliminary study presented in April to the American Academy of Neurology's annual meeting in Vancouver, Canada.
Examples of these are hydroxyzine, diphenhydramine (Benadryl), clemastine (Tavist), and chlorpheniramine.
More than 2,800 first-trimester exposures to clemastine have been reported.
Acetaminophen was stopped immediately and IV Clemastine (1mg) and IV Hydrocortisone (100 mg) together with Ringer Lactate solution were administered.
A Allergists generally recommend that older adults avoid first-generation antihistamines such as diphenhydramine (Benadryl), chlorpheniramine (Chlor-Trimeton), dimenhydrinate (Dramamine), brompheniramine (Dimetapp and others), clemastine fumarate (Tavist, Allerhist), and dexbrompheniramine (Drixoral).
Take a sustained-release first-generation antihistamine like brompheniramine (Lodrane 24) or clemastine (Tavist Allergy 12-Hour Relief Tablets), In recent clinical trials, their effectiveness against sneezing, runny nose, and possibly cough has been impressive.
A combination he turns to frequently with good success is a standard sedating antihistamine such as clemastine fumarate (Tavist) at 1.
Hydroxyzine was used in 682 patients, while the remainder took clemastine.
FDA classification of selected antihistamines Category Drug B Azatadine Cetirizine Chlorpheniramine Clemastine Dimenhydrinate Diphenhydramine Loratadine C Azelastine Brompheniramine Fexofenadine Hydroxyzine Promethazine Table 4.
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