Reasons for prescribing second generation antihistamines to treat allergic rhinitis in real-life conditions and patient response

@inproceedings{Demoly2014ReasonsFP,
  title={Reasons for prescribing second generation antihistamines to treat allergic rhinitis in real-life conditions and patient response},
  author={Pascal Demoly and Anca Mirela Chiriac and Beno{\^i}t Berge and Michel Rostin},
  booktitle={Allergy, asthma, and clinical immunology : official journal of the Canadian Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Second generation H1 antihistamines (H1A) are currently recommended as first choice medications for allergic rhinitis and rhinoconjunctivitis. However, little is known about what influences the choice of prescription of one second generation (H1A) as opposed to another in real-life conditions. OBJECTIVE The aim of the study was to identify the main criteria determining the choice of a second generation H1A by allergy specialists in mainland France. METHODS Consecutive patients… CONTINUE READING