terfenadine

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terfenadine

n terfenadina
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Bruce Ingersoll, FDA Proposes to Force Seldane Off the Market, WALL ST.
If you take Seldane, and you don't think it's working the way it should, it may be because you're drinking a fruit juice that blocks some of its absorption.
Besides Vioxx, other drugs that were taken off the market after their initial approval include allergy-relieving Seldane, antidiabetes Rezulin, and the cholesterol-lowering Baycol.
And the popular antihistamine Seldane (terfenadine) was taken off the market after some people who took it with antibiotics got sick and died.
Recently it was accidentally discovered that grapefruit juice can enhance the absorption of a number of drugs, including the sedative Halcion (triazolam), the antihistamine Seldane (now off the market), and the immuno-suppressant cyclosporine, among others (Rodvold and Meyer 1996).
To give only one example, patients with mutations in the CYP3A family of cytochrome P450 enzymes can have severe cardiac reactions to the antihistamine Seldane if they are concurrently taking the antibiotic erythromycin.
Another drug which stayed on the market for a number of years after it should have been banned is Seldane, a widely prescribed antihistamine.
Seldane, from Hoechst AG; and Posicor, marketed by Roche AG.
60) Manufacturers have used advertisements in both electronic and print media to promote the use of products such as the antihistamine Seldane, the anti-baldness drug Rogaine, and the angina drug Procardia, among many others.
Suppose a hypothetical case of the simultaneous use of the antihistamine Seldane and the antibiotic erythromycin, which may result in cardiac arrhythmia.