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A nonsedating antihistamine, C21H25ClN2O3, used in the form of its hydrochloride to treat allergic rhinitis and other allergic disorders.

[(a)cet(ic acid) + alteration of (pip)erazine.]
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n cetirizina
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Cheryl Chua, GSK's medical officer, explained that ceterizine is one of the second-generation antihistamines.
In a first clinical trial the efficacy of Ze 339 was compared with that of ceterizine (Zyrtec[R]).
Bousquet J, Duchateau J, Pignat JC, Fayol C, Marquis P, Mariz S, Ware JE, Burtin B (1996) Improvement of quality of life by treatment with ceterizine in patients with perennial allergic rhinitis as determined by a French version of the SF-36 questionnaire.