Non sedating antihistamines urticaria treatment
Non–sedating 2nd generation H1 antihistamines in urticaria treatment Loratadine, fexofenadine, cetirizine, levocetirizine, terfenadine, desloratadine and mizolastine are non sedating second generation H1 antihistamines very much in use in the treatment of chronic idiopathic urticaria.Nonsedating H2 antihistamines for chronic idiopathic urticaria Cimetidine, ranitidine, famotidine and nizatadine are H2 antihistamines having no sedating side effect.In some patients chronic idiopathic urticaria may become antihistamine -resistant.
Oral antihistamines have been the first line treatment for all patients with chronic or idiopathic urticaria.
Non-sedating 2nd generation H1 antihistamines are used with good treatment response.
These drugs have been used successfully along with H1 drugs for the treatment of chronic or idiopathic urticaria.
Some forms of chronic idiopathic urticaria do not respond well to antihistamine treatment.
Treatment of chronic or idiopathic urticaria involves use of antihistamine medications and avoidance of triggers or aggravating factors.In the treatment of chronic idiopathic urticaria the principle approach is to control mast cells by suppressing Ig E stimulation and/or the histamine release.