Cetirizine versus hydroxyzine and placebo in chronic idiopathic urticaria.

  title={Cetirizine versus hydroxyzine and placebo in chronic idiopathic urticaria.},
  author={Debra L Breneman},
  journal={The Annals of pharmacotherapy},
  volume={30 10},
OBJECTIVE To compare the safety and efficacy of cetirizine with that of hydroxyzine and placebo in the treatment of chronic idiopathic urticaria. DESIGN A 4-week multicenter, randomized, double-blind, double-dummy, placebo-controlled safety and efficacy study. SETTING Patients were treated in a variety of allergy practice settings. PATIENTS The study population consisted of 188 patients who were at least 12 years of age, with symptomatic chronic idiopathic urticaria that had occurred… CONTINUE READING


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