Non sedating antihistamines products
AR can be associated with comorbidities, such as asthma, sinusitis, otitis media, and sleep apnea.Quality-of-life issues associated with AR include sleep disturbance, irritability, depression, productivity loss, slowed psychomotor response times, impaired learning and decision making, and fatigue.
Antihistamines When you are exposed to an allergen (i.e.
Because pharmacists are often asked to make OTC recommendations for AR relief, they must be aware of the prevalence, etiologies, and manifestations of AR, and approaches to its treatment.
PERENNIAL VERSUS SEASONAL ALLERGIC RHINITIS Perennial AR occurs year-round regardless of season and is triggered by aeroallergens such as dog/cat dander, dust mite residue, cosmetics, cockroaches, and mold.
These are older drugs which are rather non-specific in their action.
Many antihistamines are available over the counter. There are two types of antihistamine – first generation (sedating) and second generation (non-sedating). Antihistamines come in different formulations: tablet, capsule, syrup, nasal spray, gel, cream and lotion.