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Cetirizine

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    Oral
    Cetirizine
    Zyrtec 
    • Mechanism of Action
    • Inverse agonist to histamine H1 receptors, having the opposite effect of histamine.
    • Pharmacology
    • Does not readily cross the blood-brain barrier and thus is less sedative than first generation antihistamines

Clinical Use

    • Indications
    • Allergic rhinitis
    • Urticaria
    • Adverse Effects
    • Headache
    • Dry mouth
    • Fatigue
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