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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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AC-170 is a novel formulation of cetirizine being developed for topical application in the eye for the first time for the treatment of allergic conjunctivitis.
She said drivers should aim to take non-drowsy antihistamines like loratadine, cetirizine, and fexofenadine if they are planning on driving this Easter break.
Dr Morris says cetirizine is the tried and tested antihistamine of choice, having been extensively trialled and found to be safe for both adults and children to use over long periods.
found a diet, fruit and oil, hay "Cetirizine works ADVICE Dr Morris for up to 24 hours and is much less sedating than older antihistamines - such as chlorphenamine (found in Piriton) - so won't make you drowsy, which is one of people's biggest bugbears when it comes to anti-hay fever medication."
A pack of cetirizine is 4p a tab at Poundstretcher, compared with 14p a tab at Sainsbury's, and 29p for Boots' own-brand version.
A pack of cetirizine is 4p a tablet at Poundstretcher, compared with 14p at Sainsbury's and 29p for Boots' own-brand version.
Eyevance's growing portfolio consists of Zerviate cetirizine ophthalmic suspension 0.24%, (licensed in September 2017 from Nicox Ophthalmics), Freshkote Preservative Free Tear Lubricant line (acquired in September 2018 from Focus Laboratories), and Nexagon (licensed in October 2018 from OcuNexus).
It has been found that cetirizine - common allergy medication - is safe, well-tolerated, and may reduce relapses in patients with neuromyelitis optica (NMO).
Treatment with oral cetirizine and desonide cream reduced urticaria and pruritus; the girl still had some symptoms at 12-month follow-up, with waxing and waning flares that were responsive to treatment.
Recently, newer the second-generation [H.sub.1] receptor antagonists such as cetirizine, fexofenadine, and loratadine have been introduced are safe, cause less sedation and are more efficacious.
Treated mice were divided into six groups (10-12 per group; NC: normal control; MC: model control; LD: low-dose QRQS; MD: middle-dose QRQS; HD: high-dose QRQS; Ceti: cetirizine) and were orally treated with PBS, QRQS (4, 2, or 1g/kg/day), or cetirizine (1.3 mg/kg/day, Bright Future Pharmaceuticals Factory) every day for 2 weeks.