A review of the efficacy of desloratadine, fexofenadine, and levocetirizine in the treatment of nasal congestion in patients with allergic rhinitis.

@article{Bachert2009ARO,
  title={A review of the efficacy of desloratadine, fexofenadine, and levocetirizine in the treatment of nasal congestion in patients with allergic rhinitis.},
  author={Claus Bachert},
  journal={Clinical therapeutics},
  year={2009},
  volume={31 5},
  pages={921-44}
}
BACKGROUND Nasal congestion is the most troublesome symptom of allergic rhinitis (AR). First-generation and older second-generation antihistamines, while effective against nasal itching, sneezing, and rhinorrhea, have limited efficacy in relieving nasal congestion. OBJECTIVE This review included nasal challenge studies and clinical trials that reported the effects on nasal congestion of the newer second-generation antihistamines desloratadine, fexofenadine, and levocetirizine. METHODS… CONTINUE READING
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