fexofenadine


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fexofenadine

 [fek″so-fen´ah-dēn]
an H1-receptor antagonist used as an antihistamine in the treatment of hay fever and of chronic idiopathic urticaria; administered orally as the hydrochloride salt.

fexofenadine

(fĕk′sə-fĕn′ə-dēn′)
n.
A nonsedating antihistamine, C32H39NO4, used in its chloride form to treat allergic rhinitis and allergic skin disorders.

fexofenadine

An ANTIHISTAMINE drug used to treat hay fever. A brand name is Telfast.
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The study showed that the test-spray containing of fexofenadine hydrochloride + ammonium glycyrrhizinate in experimental allergic rhinitis exhibits a high level of pharmacological activity comparable to that of intranasal glucocorticoids (beclomethasone <<Nasobec>>) and a superior effect monocomponent nasal aerodisperse systems antihistaminic action (levocabastine, <<Tyzine [R] Allergy>>).
[7] reported that fexofenadine is highly specific [H.sub.1] receptor antagonist with safety profile similar to that of control and does not impair performance in test of driving or psychomotor performance and has been shown to improve the quality of life in patient treated with season allergic rhinitis.
No clinically undesirable signs or symptoms attributable to the administration of fexofenadine and the danshen extract were recognized during the study.
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Fexofenadine (Allegra) is the only antihistamine that doesn't permeate the blood-brain barrier and therefore cannot bind to CNS [histamine.sub.1] ([H.sub.1]) receptors, explained Dr.
* Special Considerations: Cough, upper respiratory tract infection, pyrexia, and otitis media were reported more frequently among 209 pediatric patients taking fexofenadine twice dally, compared with 229 taking a placebo.
Newer, non-sedating antihistamines like fexofenadine (Allegra) and Ioratadine (Claritin) don't appear to be as effective.
They took either a Butterbur extract standardized to eight mg of petasine, three times a day, or one tablet of the allergy drug fexofenadine (Allegra)--a prescription antihistamine.
Newer agents such as loratidine and fexofenadine are less likely to cause drowsiness.
The nurse received treatment with Allegro (fexofenadine, 60 mg twice per day; Hoechst, Kansas City, MO, USA), chlorpheniramine (4 mg three time per day; Mine Ta Chemistry Pharmacy Co., Ltd., Tai Chung, Taiwan), and Scanol (acetominophen, 500 mg three times per day; Scanpharm, Birkerod, Denmark) for 14 days.
Research: A prospective, randomized, double-blind, parallel group comparison study of butterbur extract (Ze 339; 8 mg total petasine; one tablet thrice-daily), fexofenadine (Telfast 180, one tablet once-daily) and placebo was conducted in 330 patients.