nonsedating


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nonsedating

(nŏn′sĭ-dā′tĭng)
adj.
Relating to or being a drug that does not cause sedation as a side effect.
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(The sedating antihistamines prescribed included hydroxyzine, diphenhydramine, chlorphenirarnine, brompheniramine, and cyproheptadine; nonsedating antihistamines include cetirizine, desloratadine, levoce-tirizine, loratadine, and fexofenadine.)
Reality: There is no evidence that nonsedating antihistamines are beneficial unless the patient has concurrent rhinoconjunctivitis, so data don't support their use "for the actual itch of eczema," Dr.
Fexofenadine, an orally active nonsedating [H.sub.1]-receptor antagonist prescribed for oral treatment of allergic rhinitis and chronic idiopathic urticaria has been shown to be a substrate of P-glycoprotein (P-gp) [9-11].
An acquaintance who suffered for years with widespread eczema finally found relief last year when her doctor suggested she try taking a nonsedating antihistamine, like loratadine (Claritin), fexofenadine (Allegra) or cetirizine (Zyrtec).
(16) It suggests a nonsedating SSRI, followed by a trial of methylphenidate, pemoline, or dextroamphetamine if SSRIs were unsuccessful.
Desloratadine is a potent, nonsedating antihistamine with anti-inflammatory properties.
A positive response did not require patients to discontinue nonsedating antihistamines previously in regular use.
Eplivanserin is the furthest along in development of a new nonsedating drug class known as ASTARs, or Antagonists of Serotonin Two A Receptors.
KYOTO, JAPAN -- Fexofenadine is the sole truly nonsedating antihistamine--and the only one that does not cause objectively measurable cognitive and psychomotor impairment at doses commonly used in clinical practice, said Dr.
(2) While sleep disturbance, chronic inflammation, psychological problems, and other proposed etiologies probably contribute to CRS-related fatigue, recent evidence suggests that nonsedating antihistamines might add to the burden.