Central nervous system effects of H1-receptor antagonists in the elderly.

@article{Simons1999CentralNS,
  title={Central nervous system effects of H1-receptor antagonists in the elderly.},
  author={F. Estelle R. Simons and Thomas G. Fraser and Jane Maher and N. E. Pankiam Pillay and Keith J. Simons},
  journal={Annals of allergy, asthma & immunology : official publication of the American College of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology},
  year={1999},
  volume={82 2},
  pages={157-60}
}
BACKGROUND The potential adverse central nervous system effects of H1-receptor antagonists have not been optimally studied in the elderly. OBJECTIVE We hypothesized that newer H1-receptor antagonists such as cetirizine and loratadine would cause less central nervous system dysfunction than the older H1-receptor antagonists diphenhydramine and… CONTINUE READING